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Arab Spring: A Research & Study Guide * الربيع العربي: Egypt in Transition

This guide lists online and print sources for what has become known as the "Arab Spring," the popular revolutionary wave in the Middle East and North Africa that started in December 2010.

Background

Egypt in Transition, February 2011 to present

While the Egyptian people succeeded in overthrowing Mubarak from power, the Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) continues to run the country in a transition period marked by violence and instability. This page lists resources on the Parliamentary Elections, SCAF, and events like the Maspero massacre and the football riot in Port Said.

Tantawi is Mubarak - الكلف ما ماتش. Street grafitti. Photo by Gigi Ibrahim. Source: Flickr. 

Background, Timeline, Maps Post-January 25 revolution

Elections & Political Parties

Web Archives, Documents, and Media

Keyword Search Terms & Phrases

The following are suggested terms (keywords) useful in catalog, database, and web searching.

  • Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF)
  • Field Marshall Tantawi
  • The Muslim Brotherhood / Muslim Brothers
  • Freedom and Justice Party
  • Salafi
  • Ultras
  • Maspero
  • NGOs
  • civil society
  • revolutionaries
  • Egyptian protests
  • football / soccer riot