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Egyptian Presidential Ouster

Many Egyptian New Yorkers Glad To See President Morsi Go

Some Egyptians in New York were none too sorry Wednesday to see President Mohammed Morsi removed from office.

07/03/2013

Nada Ali (C) and Rana Abdelhamid (R), a youth activist with Amnesty International, at a Saturday rally. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Egyptian-Americans Hold Victory Rallies In NYC

There were two separate rallies in the city — one at the Egyptian mission near the United Nations and another at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. They came one day after Mubarak was ousted from power.

02/12/2011

Egyptian-Americans on Steinway Street in Astoria react to Mubarak's resignation (Photo/Al Jones)

Egyptian President Mubarak Out; Cheers From Cairo To NYC

Egyptian-Americans in the Tri-State area are breathing a sigh of relief. On the 18th day of protests in Cairo, the watching and waiting is finally over.

02/11/2011

(credit: Monica Miller)

Astoria’s ‘Little Egypt’ Stunned By Mubarak’s Move

Along Steinway Street in Astoria’s “Little Egypt”, folks were furious over Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s refusal to resign.

02/10/2011

A sign opposing Hosni Mubarak is seen on Steinway Street in the Little Egypt neighborhood - Queens, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Crisis In Egypt Reverberates In ‘Little Egypt’ In Queens

Over coffee, tea, and tobacco, the conversation seems to be all about politics and the future and all eyes are the TV screen.

02/03/2011

A sign opposing President Hosni Mubarak is seen at a cafe on Steinway Street in Little Egypt - Queens, NY - Jan 31, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

In Queens, Distaste For Egypt’s Mubarak, Hope For Future

“This Mubarak. He kill his people and Mubarak is like some animals. He love the blood,” said one man at a cafe on Steinway Street in Queens.

01/31/2011