Nur al-Cubicle

A blog on the current crises in the Middle East and news accounts unpublished by the US press. Daily timeline of events in Iraq as collected from stories and dispatches in the French and Italian media: Le Monde (Paris), Il Corriere della Sera (Milan), La Repubblica (Rome), L'Orient-Le Jour (Beirut) and occasionally from El Mundo (Madrid).

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Mubarak Dégage

Journalists rounded up. Time Magazine and Washington Post reporters arrested.

BBC maintains some live coverage at

Follow the sympathic comments of concerned Americans here


"We've spent a trillion dollars trying to bring democracy to the Middle East through our misadventure in Iraq. Now the Egyptians are doing it, all by themselves, with enormous courage and spirit"

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Mubarek Dégage!

Link to Al-Jazeera's live coverage

2 million brave Egyptians in Tahrir Square. US nationals should be cheering them from the sidelines!