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Cairo Protests

No Sign Of Compromise As Morsi Supporters Rally In Egypt

Reuters | Posted 09.18.2013 | World

By Alexander Dziadosz and Ulf Laessing CAIRO, July 19 (Reuters) - Thousands of supporters of deposed Egyptian President Moh...

At Least 7 Dead In Cairo Clashes

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.02.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Security and hospital officials say seven people have been killed in clashes between supporters and opponents of Egypt's Islamist president i...

Muslim Brotherhood Claims HQ Under Attack

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2013 | World

(Adds fire, Reuters witness) By Ashraf Fahim CAIRO, June 30 (Reuters) - Anti-government protesters set the national hea...

Egypt Violence Rages On For 4th Day

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2013 | World

* Seven people shot dead, hundreds injured in new clashes * Deadly Port Said riots erupted after court verdict * Protest...

Violence Flares In Egypt On Anniversary Of Uprising

Reuters | Ahmed el-Shemi and Tom Perry | Posted 03.26.2013 | World

By Tom Perry and Abdel Rahman Youssef CAIRO/ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Protesters clashed with police across Egypt on Frid...

Egypt's Military Warns Of 'Disastrous Consequences' If Crisis Continues

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.07.2013 | World

CAIRO — A national dialogue committee said a referendum on a disputed draft constitution will be held on schedule, but President Mohammed Morsi ...

Cairo Protester: 'There's A Huge Backlash Towards America Right Now'

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.05.2012 | World

As more than 100,000 Egyptians marched on the presidential palace in Cairo on Tuesday over President Mohammed Morsi's recent seizure of nearly unrestr...

Protesters Firebomb Al Jazeera Office In Cairo

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian protesters firebombed one of the offices of satellite broadcaster Al-Jazeera on Wednesday and attacked a police chief who tried...

'In Haste Is Regret, In Slowness Peace': U.S. Embassy Demonstrations in Cairo Reveal the Need for Homegrown Solutions to Muslim-Coptic Tensions

Andrew P. Klager, Ph.D. | Posted 11.19.2012 | World
Andrew P. Klager, Ph.D.

Given the religious tenor of both the spark and tinder that ignited these demonstrations, on the minds of many Copts in Egypt are the negative repercussions of the senselessly provocative behaviour of extremist Coptic expats.

Egypt Denounces U.S. Embassy Breaching

AP | Posted 11.16.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's presidential spokesman says the breaching of the U.S. embassy in Cairo during protests over an anti-Islam film was "unjustified,...

Feds Question Man Involved In Anti-Islam Film

AP | Posted 11.15.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed Saturday...

Thousands Hit The Streets In Yemen

AP | AHMAD AL-HAJ | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

By AHMAD Al-HAJ, The Associated Press SANAA, Yemen -- Security forces in Yemen have shot live rounds in the air and fired tear gas at a crowd of ...

Protesters Clash With Police Blocking Way To U.S. Embassy In Cairo

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

CAIRO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Egyptian protesters angry at a film they say insults Prophet Mohammad hurled stones on Friday at a line o...

Mitt Romney Needs to Make an Apology Tour

Monica Bauer | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics
Monica Bauer

Foreign policy is not about chest-thumping, boasting, and playing Clint Eastwood. Foreign policy is about the extension of power, and not all power is measured in guns or ratcheted up by bravado.

Hillary Clinton: Anti-Islam Video 'Disgusting And Reprehensible'

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 09.13.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is sharpening her criticism of an anti-Islam video that provoked protests in the Arab world. ...

Anti-American Protests Spill Into Iran

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

DUBAI, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Iranian students protested outside the Swiss embassy in Tehran on Thursday against an anti-Islam film that sparked violen...

Water Cannons, Rocks To Disperse Protesters

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.04.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian troops blasted protesters with water cannons, tear gas and live ammunition, trying to prevent them from marching on the Defense...

Thousands Rally To Denounce Violence Against Protesters

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.22.2012 | World

CAIRO — Tens of thousands of Egyptians rallied in Cairo's Tahrir Square Friday to denounce violence against protesters, especially outraged by i...

Stripped And Beaten: Women March To Protest Police Brutality

Posted 12.20.2011 | World

Thousands joined a rare protest by women on Tuesday in the Egyptian capital Cairo. The "Million Women" march protesting police brutality and violent a...

Troops, Police Shoot At Protesters In Pre-Dawn Raid On Tahrir Square

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's ruling generals are coming under mounting criticism at home and abroad for the military's use of excessive force against unarmed...

Egypt: Bouts Of Violence In 3rd Day Of Clashes

Reuters | Posted 02.17.2012 | World

* Troops and protesters battle in central Cairo * Violence clouds election set to empower Islamists (Adds details on late night pro...

Egypt Ruler Warns Of 'Extremely Grave' Consequences

AP | BY HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 01.27.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egyptians prepared to vote Monday in the first elections since Hosni Mubarak's ouster, a milestone many hoped would usher in a democrati...

French Journalist Says She Was Assaulted By Cairo Protesters

AP | Posted 11.25.2011 | World

PARIS -- A French TV journalist said Friday she was punched and roughed up, then sexually assaulted while covering protests in Egypt's Tahrir Square, ...

Egyptian Court Orders Release Of 3 U.S. Students, Say Officials

AP | KATHY MATHESON and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 01.24.2012 | World

PHILADELPHIA — A court in Egypt has ordered the release of three American students arrested during a protest in Cairo, a lawyer in Philadelphia ...

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Hedges Its Bets (Which Is Why It's Still on Top)

Kurt J. Werthmuller | Posted 01.23.2012 | World
Kurt J. Werthmuller

A deft move by the Muslim Brotherhood demonstrates exactly why the organization's party is poised to sweep the country's parliamentary elections, regardless of when they are held.