David D Kirkpatrick New York Times


'David D Kirkpatrick New York Times' - 26 News Result(s)

  • Long lines form as Egyptians vote in historic election

    Long lines form as Egyptians vote in historic election

    Defying expectations of chaos and violence, unexpectedly large crowds of voters turned out at dawn Monday to cast their votes in Egypt's first parliamentary election since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak in February.

  • Nude blogger riles Egyptians of all stripes

    Nude blogger riles Egyptians of all stripes

    Aliaa Magda Elmahdy apparently thought she was striking a blow for sexual equality and free expression in Egypt when she posted nude photographs of herself on a blog. Instead Ms. Elmahdy set off a wave of outrage here, stoking conservative Islamist sentiments that many liberals fear will undermine their prospects in the country's parliamentary elec...

  • Libyans call woman who claimed gang rape a prostitute

    Libyans call woman who claimed gang rape a prostitute

    The Libyan authorities on Sunday attacked the character and credibility of a Libyan woman who burst into a hotel full of foreign journalists to say that she had been abducted and raped by militia members working for Col. Moammar el-Gaddafi, calling her "a known prostitute and a thief." The woman, Eman al-Obeidy, has become well known in Libya and a...

  • Libyan woman struggles to tell media of her rape

    Libyan woman struggles to tell media of her rape

    A Libyan woman burst into the hotel housing the foreign press in Tripoli Saturday morning and fought off security forces as she told journalists that she had been raped and beaten by members of the Gaddafi militia. After nearly an hour, she was dragged away from the hotel screaming. "They say that we are all Libyans and we are one people," said the...

  • At Gaddafi compound, a human shield

    At Gaddafi compound, a human shield

    Even as the allied intervention began, a group of foreign journalists were bused on a rare visit inside Col. Muammar el-Gaddafi's compound -- a labyrinth of concrete barracks, fortified walls and barbed wire designed to deter potential military coups.There, hundreds of supporters offered themselves up as human shields, cheering to newly minted danc...

  • Libyan rebels flee strategic town under heavy attack

    Libyan rebels flee strategic town under heavy attack

    Rebel fighters fled this strategic refinery town on Thursday under ferocious rocket attacks and airstrikes by forces loyal to the Libyan leader, Colonel Moammar el-Gaddafi.The retreat capped several days of fighting as bold plans of a westward drive to Tripoli by the undermanned and ill-equipped rebel army were dashed by the superior Gaddafi forces...

  • Libyan government presses assault in East and West

    Libyan government presses assault in East and West

    Forces loyal to Colonel Moammar el-Gaddafi continued their onslaught on both the eastern and western fronts on Tuesday, with warplanes renewing airstrikes here after taunting rebels with flyovers and bombing runs near this coastal city's oil refinery.The air attacks, which wounded a family of five on Monday, came amid reports of a possible peace of...

  • Battle in Libya for strategic town kills at least 13

    Battle in Libya for strategic town kills at least 13

    Col. Moammar el-Gaddafi's government struck hard at its opponents on Friday, waging fierce battles to wrest control of the town of Zawiya from rebel troops and firing on peaceful protesters after Friday prayers in Tripoli, witnesses said. At least 13 people were reported dead, more than 100 wounded and 65 missing in Zawiya, 25 miles west of Tripoli...

  • Loyalist forces open fire on Tripoli protesters

    Loyalist forces open fire on Tripoli protesters

    Forces loyal to Col. Moammar el-Gaddafi opened fired with tear gas and what a witness described as live ammunition to scatter protesters who had gathered after Friday noon prayers outside a mosque in a restive neighborhood of Tripoli, chanting slogans and defying the authorities' attempt to lock down the capital. Young demonstrators hurled rocks at...

  • Gaddafi strikes back as rebels close in on Libyan Capital

    Gaddafi strikes back as rebels close in on Libyan Capital

    Thousands of mercenary and irregular forces struck back at a tightening circle of rebellions around the capital, Tripoli, on Thursday, trying to fend off an uprising against the 40-year rule of Col. Muammar el-Gaddafi, who blamed the violence on "hallucinogenic" drugs and Osama bin Laden. The fighting on Thursday centered on Zawiya, a gateway city ...

  • Army clearing last protesters from Tahrir square: Reports

    Army clearing last protesters from Tahrir square: Reports

    The Egyptian military moved to clear the last protesters from Tahrir Square on Monday as the armed forces consolidated their control over what it has called a democratic transition from nearly three decades of President Hosni Mubarak's authoritarian rule. A day after the military dissolved the feeble Parliament, suspended the Constitution and calle...

  • Hosni Mubarak steps down as President of Egypt

    Hosni Mubarak steps down as President of Egypt

    An 18-day-old revolt led by the young people of Egypt ousted President Hosni Mubarak on Friday, shattering three decades of political stasis here and overturning the established order of the Arab world. Shouts of "God is great" erupted from Tahrir Square at twilight as Mr. Mubarak's vice president and long-time intelligence chief, Omar Suleiman, an...

  • Military caught between Mubarak and protesters

    Military caught between Mubarak and protesters

    Even as pro-democracy demonstrations in Cairo have riveted the world's attention for 17 days, the Egyptian military has managed the crisis with seeming finesse, winning over street protesters, quietly consolidating its domination of top government posts and sidelining potential rivals for leadership, notably President Hosni Mubarak's son Gamal. The...

  • Rage in Egypt as Hosni Mubarak stays on

    Rage in Egypt as Hosni Mubarak stays on

    President Hosni Mubarak told the Egyptian people on Thursday that he would delegate authority to Vice President Omar Suleiman but that he would not resign, enraging hundreds of thousands gathered to hail his departure and setting in motion a volatile new stage in the three-week uprising.  (Watch: Mubarak's full speech)The declaration by Mr. ...

  • Egypt army takes new role; President Hosni Mubarak to speak

    Egypt army takes new role; President Hosni Mubarak to speak

    President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt prepared to address the nation on Thursday, with government officials indicating that they expected him to step aside, and Egypt's military announcing that it is intervening in state affairs in an attempt to stop a three-week-old uprising.The military declared on state television that it would take measures "to main...

'David D Kirkpatrick New York Times' - 26 News Result(s)

  • Long lines form as Egyptians vote in historic election

    Long lines form as Egyptians vote in historic election

    Defying expectations of chaos and violence, unexpectedly large crowds of voters turned out at dawn Monday to cast their votes in Egypt's first parliamentary election since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak in February.

  • Nude blogger riles Egyptians of all stripes

    Nude blogger riles Egyptians of all stripes

    Aliaa Magda Elmahdy apparently thought she was striking a blow for sexual equality and free expression in Egypt when she posted nude photographs of herself on a blog. Instead Ms. Elmahdy set off a wave of outrage here, stoking conservative Islamist sentiments that many liberals fear will undermine their prospects in the country's parliamentary elec...

  • Libyans call woman who claimed gang rape a prostitute

    Libyans call woman who claimed gang rape a prostitute

    The Libyan authorities on Sunday attacked the character and credibility of a Libyan woman who burst into a hotel full of foreign journalists to say that she had been abducted and raped by militia members working for Col. Moammar el-Gaddafi, calling her "a known prostitute and a thief." The woman, Eman al-Obeidy, has become well known in Libya and a...

  • Libyan woman struggles to tell media of her rape

    Libyan woman struggles to tell media of her rape

    A Libyan woman burst into the hotel housing the foreign press in Tripoli Saturday morning and fought off security forces as she told journalists that she had been raped and beaten by members of the Gaddafi militia. After nearly an hour, she was dragged away from the hotel screaming. "They say that we are all Libyans and we are one people," said the...

  • At Gaddafi compound, a human shield

    At Gaddafi compound, a human shield

    Even as the allied intervention began, a group of foreign journalists were bused on a rare visit inside Col. Muammar el-Gaddafi's compound -- a labyrinth of concrete barracks, fortified walls and barbed wire designed to deter potential military coups.There, hundreds of supporters offered themselves up as human shields, cheering to newly minted danc...

  • Libyan rebels flee strategic town under heavy attack

    Libyan rebels flee strategic town under heavy attack

    Rebel fighters fled this strategic refinery town on Thursday under ferocious rocket attacks and airstrikes by forces loyal to the Libyan leader, Colonel Moammar el-Gaddafi.The retreat capped several days of fighting as bold plans of a westward drive to Tripoli by the undermanned and ill-equipped rebel army were dashed by the superior Gaddafi forces...

  • Libyan government presses assault in East and West

    Libyan government presses assault in East and West

    Forces loyal to Colonel Moammar el-Gaddafi continued their onslaught on both the eastern and western fronts on Tuesday, with warplanes renewing airstrikes here after taunting rebels with flyovers and bombing runs near this coastal city's oil refinery.The air attacks, which wounded a family of five on Monday, came amid reports of a possible peace of...

  • Battle in Libya for strategic town kills at least 13

    Battle in Libya for strategic town kills at least 13

    Col. Moammar el-Gaddafi's government struck hard at its opponents on Friday, waging fierce battles to wrest control of the town of Zawiya from rebel troops and firing on peaceful protesters after Friday prayers in Tripoli, witnesses said. At least 13 people were reported dead, more than 100 wounded and 65 missing in Zawiya, 25 miles west of Tripoli...

  • Loyalist forces open fire on Tripoli protesters

    Loyalist forces open fire on Tripoli protesters

    Forces loyal to Col. Moammar el-Gaddafi opened fired with tear gas and what a witness described as live ammunition to scatter protesters who had gathered after Friday noon prayers outside a mosque in a restive neighborhood of Tripoli, chanting slogans and defying the authorities' attempt to lock down the capital. Young demonstrators hurled rocks at...

  • Gaddafi strikes back as rebels close in on Libyan Capital

    Gaddafi strikes back as rebels close in on Libyan Capital

    Thousands of mercenary and irregular forces struck back at a tightening circle of rebellions around the capital, Tripoli, on Thursday, trying to fend off an uprising against the 40-year rule of Col. Muammar el-Gaddafi, who blamed the violence on "hallucinogenic" drugs and Osama bin Laden. The fighting on Thursday centered on Zawiya, a gateway city ...

  • Army clearing last protesters from Tahrir square: Reports

    Army clearing last protesters from Tahrir square: Reports

    The Egyptian military moved to clear the last protesters from Tahrir Square on Monday as the armed forces consolidated their control over what it has called a democratic transition from nearly three decades of President Hosni Mubarak's authoritarian rule. A day after the military dissolved the feeble Parliament, suspended the Constitution and calle...

  • Hosni Mubarak steps down as President of Egypt

    Hosni Mubarak steps down as President of Egypt

    An 18-day-old revolt led by the young people of Egypt ousted President Hosni Mubarak on Friday, shattering three decades of political stasis here and overturning the established order of the Arab world. Shouts of "God is great" erupted from Tahrir Square at twilight as Mr. Mubarak's vice president and long-time intelligence chief, Omar Suleiman, an...

  • Military caught between Mubarak and protesters

    Military caught between Mubarak and protesters

    Even as pro-democracy demonstrations in Cairo have riveted the world's attention for 17 days, the Egyptian military has managed the crisis with seeming finesse, winning over street protesters, quietly consolidating its domination of top government posts and sidelining potential rivals for leadership, notably President Hosni Mubarak's son Gamal. The...

  • Rage in Egypt as Hosni Mubarak stays on

    Rage in Egypt as Hosni Mubarak stays on

    President Hosni Mubarak told the Egyptian people on Thursday that he would delegate authority to Vice President Omar Suleiman but that he would not resign, enraging hundreds of thousands gathered to hail his departure and setting in motion a volatile new stage in the three-week uprising.  (Watch: Mubarak's full speech)The declaration by Mr. ...

  • Egypt army takes new role; President Hosni Mubarak to speak

    Egypt army takes new role; President Hosni Mubarak to speak

    President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt prepared to address the nation on Thursday, with government officials indicating that they expected him to step aside, and Egypt's military announcing that it is intervening in state affairs in an attempt to stop a three-week-old uprising.The military declared on state television that it would take measures "to main...

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