- New Wave of Protests Sweeps Middle East
- Obama: Egypt Will Never Be The Same
- China Reacts Cautiously to Events in Egypt
- Top US Military Official to Visit Jordan, Israel
- Mass Grave Found in Iraq
- Pakistan Issues Arrest Warrant for Musharraf
- Egypt’s Military Takes Charge Facing Demands for Democratization
- World Leaders React to Mubarak Resignation
- Obama, Opposition Lawmakers Poised for Budget Battles
- After Mubarak Resignation, US Policy Assessed
The Egyptian military has said it will respect all international treaties, including its accord with Israel, after Hosni Mubarak’s resignation.
- In pictures: Clean-up begins
- John Simpson: Egypt’s joy
- Viewpoint: Too early to celebrate?
- Mardell: Obama’s Egypt moment
- Analysis: Mid-East repercussions
A Pakistani court issues an arrest warrant for former military ruler Pervez Musharraf over the 2007 assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto.
Thousands of people are holding a pro-democracy rally in Algeria’s capital Algiers, defying a government ban.
|A British filmmaker releases a documentary that tells the story of Zarganar, Burma’s best-known comedian, who is serving a 35-year prison sentence for criticizing the military regime while delivering aid to the victims of Cyclone Nargis.|
|By SIMON ROUGHNEEN|
|Documentary filmmaker Rex Bloomstein speaks to The Irrawaddy about his encounter with imprisoned Burmese comedian Zarganar.|
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|The leader of Burma’s junta warned against any “disruption” of the country’s new military-dominated government, urging people Saturday to protect what he called the country’s nascent “democracy system” a day after a Cabinet was approved.|
|By ASIA SENTINEL|
|Suu Kyi’s party is shifting reluctantly and, some say belatedly, to take account of local and foreign political realities.|
|By WAI MOE|
|Two leaked cables that US Chargé d’Affaires Shari Villarosa sent to Washington in 2007 and 2008 accuse Than Shwe of personally ordering troops to crack down on Buddhist monks, and refusing to allow the army to respond to the Cyclone Nargis disaster.|
Five large trucks seen transporting prisoners away from Insein; eye-witness claims they are being taken for portering in Karen state
Leaked cable claims Burma junta chief sanctioned shooting of monks ‘if necessary’ during September 2007 uprising, despite resistance from Shwe Mann