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These pages offer video, audio and text live-streaming from Egypt.
Please note: Headphones for silent listening within the library can be checked out from the Reserve Desk, first floor.
Egyptian newspaper al Ahram in English
Egyptian Newspaper al-Masry al-Youm in English
To find books in the John Jay Library on Egypt, try searching CUNY+ using keyword or keyword subject Egypt; the results number in the hundreds, arranged by date. You can narrow down your results by adding AND to your search.
Recommended keyword and keyword subject searches in CUNY+
Egypt and Antiquities (for books on ancient Egypt)
Egypt and Economic policy
Egypt and Fiction
Egypt and Civilization (for books on Ancient Egypt)
Egypt and Government
Egypt and Government and 1981 (for books on Egypt during the Mubarak regiem)
Egypt and History and Intervention (for books on the events of 1956)
Egypt and Politics
Egypt and Police
Egypt and Religion (for books on both ancient and modern religion in Egypt)
Human rights and Egypt
Egypt and Army (for books on both ancient and modern Egyptian armies)
Egypt and Terrorism
United States and Egypt
What to Read on Egyptian Politics, Mona El-Ghobashy, is an annotated syllabus from Foreign Affairs on Egyptian politics. Note: we might not have all these books at John Jay, but you can find them by searching all libraries on CUNY+ and obtain them using CLICs . This suggestion was taken from The Context for the Egyptian Uprising By Liz Cooper, Anthropology & Journalism Librarian, Emory University.
These suggestions are taken from The Context for the Egyptian Uprising By Liz Cooper, Anthropology & Journalism Librarian, Emory University.
Jonathan Wright, former Cairo bureau chief for Reuters, and now a highly respected literary translator, also has a blog, and is reporting from Cairo with news and analysis.
Mona Eltahawy’s articles and op-ed pieces on her website,
provide commentary on the events as they are unfolding, links to her pieces in the NYT, Washington Post, etc. are provided there.
Council on Foreign Relations, Issue Guide: Arab World Protests, links to background and analysis articles.
The Middle East Report and Middle East Report Online regularly publish analysis on events in the Middle East. Check their website for more recent articles, such as this one, Into Egypt's Uncharted Territory, on the events in Egypt.
The Eloquent Peasant a blog by an Egyptologist with constant updates on the impact of the unrest upon on Egypt's antiquities & museums.
Informed Comment blog written by Dr. Juan Cole, professor at University of Michigan.