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Egypt court upholds prison terms for protest leaders

Apr 07, 2014 - 11:59 PM

Ahmed Maher Mohamed Adel and Ahmed Douma were charged with organizing an unauthorized and violent protest in November days after the passage of a law banning all but police sanctioned protests

Egypt police fire tear gas as students protest ahead of vote

Jan 13, 2014 - 12:20 AM

Sunday s clashes came as Egypt s military installed authorities prepare for a referendum on a new constitution which is due to take place on Tuesday and Wednesday

3 dead in Egypt clashes, 265 arrested: ministry

Dec 27, 2013 - 9:21 PM

UPDATED Friday s crackdown comes two days after the government declared the movement to which deposed president Mohamed Morsi belongs a terrorist group

BURNING STREETS. A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi gestures during clashes with police in Cairo on August 14, 2013, as security forces backed by bulldozers moved in on two huge pro-Morsi protest camps, launching a long-threatened crackdown that left dozens dead. Photo by AFP / Mosaab el-Shamy

Egypt declares Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group

Dec 26, 2013 - 12:06 AM

UPDATED Egypt bans all activities including demonstrations of the Muslim Brotherhood

BURNING STREETS. A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi gestures during clashes with police in Cairo on August 14, 2013, as security forces backed by bulldozers moved in on two huge pro-Morsi protest camps, launching a long-threatened crackdown that left dozens dead. Photo by AFP / Mosaab el-Shamy

50 dead as Egypt Islamists try to galvanize protests

Oct 07, 2013 - 7:12 AM

At least 45 people were killed in Cairo and five south of the capital while another 268 people were wounded across Egypt

NEW EGYPT PROTESTS. Egyptians wave a giant national flag on Tahrir Square as they mark the 40th anniversary of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war on October 6, 2013 in the Egyptian capital Cairo. AFP / Khaled Desouki

Clashes as Egypt security forces swoop on militants

Sep 19, 2013 - 3:36 PM

Egyptian security forces stormed the village of Kerdassah near Cairo in the latest crackdown on militants officials said

CLASHES. Egyptian soldiers on an armored personnel carrier patrol a street during an operation against gunmen in the town of Delga, Minya governorate, southern Egypt, 18 September 2013. EPA/Stringer

Morsi loyalists, foes clash in Cairo as crackdown looms

Aug 14, 2013 - 7:45 AM

One person was killed in Cairo as clashes erupt between supporters and opponents of Egypt s ousted president Mohamed Morsi

ANGER IN CAIRO. Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi take part in a sit-in protest outside the Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque in Cairo on August 12, 2013. Photo by AFP/Khaled Desouki

Bloodshed at Egypt protests: 72 dead

Jul 28, 2013 - 8:19 AM

UPDATE The Cairo bloodshed the worst since Morsi s ouster in a military led coup on July 3 prompting domestic and international condemnation

DEATH IN THE STREETS. People mourn next to a body of killed supporter of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in a field hospital at Rabaa Adawiya mosque following clashes with security forces, in Cairo, Egypt, 27 July 2013. Photo by EPA/Ahmed Hayman

Egypt urges peaceful demos as panel works on charter

Jul 22, 2013 - 7:52 AM

Egypt s new cabinet held Sunday July 21 its first meeting and urged parties to keep their demonstrations peaceful

US envoy arrives as Egypt freezes assets of top Islamists

Jul 15, 2013 - 1:15 PM

Undersecretary of State Bill Burns will push for an end to all violence and a transition leading to an inclusive democratically elected civilian government

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Jul 09, 2013 - 8:52 PM

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At least 169 women raped at Egypt protests

Jul 06, 2013 - 4:47 PM

Human Rights Watch a group based in New York says the threat of being sexually assaulted at rallies prevent women from participating fully in the public life

Social Media wRap: #SMDay, Minions, 'Pilipinas' to 'Filipinas'

Jul 06, 2013 - 1:23 PM

Here are some of the viral stories that spread on social media from June 29 to July 5 2013

Egypt army urges conciliation ahead of Morsi rallies

Jul 05, 2013 - 8:28 AM

The US for its part presses Egyptian officials to avoid arbitrary arrests of Mohamed Morsi and his supporters

MASSIVE PROTESTS. The Egyptian military says the protests against Mohamed Morsi were the largest in Egyptian history. File photo by EPA

UN chief urges resumption of Egypt civilian rule

Jul 04, 2013 - 10:45 PM

UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon says the interference of Egypt s army is not consistent with democracy

NOT CONSISTENT. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says army interference is not consistent with democratic principles. File AFP photo/Fabrice Coffrini

Egypt security slaps travel ban on Morsi, top Islamists

Jul 04, 2013 - 12:06 AM

Egyptian security forces impose a travel ban on President Mohamed Morsi and several top Islamist allies over their involvement in a prison escape in 2011

NEW PROTESTS. A top view shows Egyptian islamists taking part in a protest to show support for President Morsi in Cairo, Egypt, 21 June 2013. Photo by EPA/Ahmed Khaled

Morsi offers consensus gov't as army deadline passes

Jul 03, 2013 - 11:01 PM

2nd UPDATE Egypt President Mohamed Morsi offers a consensus government as a way out of crisis

TAMAROD. Hundreds of thousands of Egyptian demonstrators gather outside the presidential palace in Cairo during a protest calling for the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi on June 30, 2013. AFP /Mahmud Khaled

Egypt army deadline expires; Morsi aide slams 'coup'

Jul 03, 2013 - 10:39 PM

Egypt army deadline expires statement expected

ANTI-MORSI CROWD. Opposition protesters shout slogans and show a defaced poster of their president as they gather in thousands at the Presidential Palace to protest against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood on July 2 in Cairo. Photo by AFP/Gianluigi Guercia

Egypt rivals square off on streets on cusp of army deadline

Jul 03, 2013 - 10:09 PM

Tens of thousands of rival Egyptians poured onto the streets on Wednesday minutes before a controversial army deadline to impose a political solution after a defiant Islamist President Mohamed Morsi vowed to see out his term regardless

ANTI-MORSI CROWD. Opposition protesters shout slogans and show a defaced poster of their president as they gather in thousands at the Presidential Palace to protest against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood on July 2, 2013 in Cairo. AFP/Gianluigi Guercia

Egypt's Morsi: I will not leave

Jul 03, 2013 - 7:05 AM

UPDATE Morsi says he intends to continue to carry out his duties despite mass protests demanding his resignation

ANTI-MORSI CROWD. Opposition protesters shout slogans and show a defaced poster of their president as they gather in thousands at the Presidential Palace to protest against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood on July 2, 2013 in Cairo. AFP/Gianluigi Guercia

Egypt deeper in crisis as Morsi rebuffs army ultimatum

Jul 02, 2013 - 7:44 PM

UPDATE Egypt s political crisis deepened as President Morsi snubbed an army ultimatum and five ministers led a spate of government resignations

TAMAROD. Hundreds of thousands of Egyptian demonstrators gather outside the presidential palace in Cairo during a protest calling for the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi on June 30, 2013. AFP /Mahmud Khaled

Egypt's presidency rejects ultimatum

Jul 02, 2013 - 8:39 AM

UPDATE The presidency said the army declaration could cause confusion and the presidency would continue on its own path towards national reconciliation

ON THE STREETS. Egyptians opposing President Morsi shout as they celebrate the Egyptian military reaction to the protests, in front of the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, 01 July 2013. EPA/Khaled Elfiqi

Millions flood Egypt streets to demand Morsi ouster

Jul 01, 2013 - 8:44 AM

As chants of Leave rang out around Cairo the presidency insisted dialogue was the only way out of the crisis

ANGER IN THE STREETS. Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi shout slogans while holding a giant Egyptian flag during a protest calling for his ouster outside the presidential palace in Cairo on June 30, 2013. AFP/Mahmud Khaled

Egypt braces for anti-Morsi protests

Jun 30, 2013 - 6:01 AM

The grassroots movement Tamarod Arabic for rebellion said it has gathered an unverified 22 million signatures of Egyptians who want Morsi to resign and snap elections held

PREPARING FOR 'TAMAROD.' Opponents of the Egyptian president drive past the presidential palace in Cairo waving an Egyptian flag on June 29, 2013. Photo by AFP / Gianluigi Guercia

New Egypt protests called as Morsi stays defiant

Dec 07, 2012 - 3:39 PM

Demonstrations will continue after Morsi s announcement that a controversial constitutional referendum will push through

'DICTATOR' MORSI? Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi waves to his supporters in front of the presidential palace in Cairo on November 23. AFP Photo/STR

'Monica,' tomatoes greet Clinton in Egypt

Jul 16, 2012 - 6:44 AM

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is taunted by chants of Monica Monica by demonstrators in Egypt