Nick Baumann at Mother Jones is maintaining an extraordinarily useful running summary of everything that's happening in Egypt. His page pulls from American newspapers, magazines and journals like Foreign Policy, overseas news networks like Al Jazeera, Twitter, and interviews with journalists and leaders from the region. Read it here.
It's a great way to get fully up to speed, and to learn about some news resources you may not be familiar with - for example, Foreign Policy's profile of Mohamed ElBaradei, "Egypt's Reluctant Revolutionary." Also, check out the Globe's own Big Picture blog for photos from Egypt.
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