The Egyptian Election in 140 Characters or Less: Who to Follow on Twitter

The best coverage of Egypt’s presidential election in 140 characters or less.

The best coverage of Egypt’s presidential election in 140 characters or less:

@arabist
 – Issandr Al-Amrani, master blogger-analyst and curator of Middle East media and Egypt developments.

@Bassem_Sabry  – “An Arab Citizen” blogger, also writes for Al Ahram Online.

@Beltrew – Cairo-based reporter for Al Ahram, manages to be everywhere at once.

@ElBaradei – Egyptian opposition figure, sitting out the presidential race.

@hany2m – Hany Rasmy, factotum offering everything from political insights to map directions.

@hossambahgat – Founder and director, Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights.

@Ikwanweb  – The English-language voice of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party.

@JonathanRashad – Activist and photographer.

@jricole – Juan Cole, blogs at Informed Comment (commentary on Middle East politics, and even translations of Omar Khayyam).

@LiamStack  – New York Times journalist in Egypt, tailing the candidates.

@norashalaby – Archaeologist of the ancient and modern.

@RawyaRageh – Al Jazeera Cairo correspondent.

@sandmonkey – Rantings of Mahmoud Salem, blogger, activist and politician.

@SarahCarr – Reporter and columnist for Egypt Independent, famed for stinging humor.

@seldeeb – Associated Press reporter in Egypt, hard news from the campaigns.

@SharifKouddous – Democracy Now and The Nation correspondent.

@YMZada – Egyptian consul general in New York, musings from Egypt’s policy machine.

@Zenobia – Grande Dame of Cairo bloggers.

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