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Egypt Crackdown

Egypt Sentences Muslim Brotherhood Leader To Death

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2015 | World

By Mahmoud Mourad CAIRO, April 11 (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced Mohamed Badie, leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, an...

Egypt Jails 23 Young Activists For Protesting

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2014 | World

CAIRO, Oct 26 (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced 23 young activists to three years in jail on Sunday for violating a law that forbids protesting ...

Egypt Pushes Through With Brutal Crackdown On Muslim Brotherhood

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2014 | World

By Asma Alsharif CAIRO, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces have arrested the son of a Muslim Brotherhood leader on charges of...

Egypt Jails Famed Activists

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

CAIRO, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Three leading Egyptian activists were sentenced to three years in prison each on Sunday in a case brought over their role in...

U.S. Citizen Found Dead In Egyptian Prison

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2013 | World

CAIRO, Oct 13 (Reuters) - A U.S. citizen was found dead in an Egyptian prison on Sunday in an apparent suicide six weeks after he was arrested for bre...

Egypt, Through the Eyes of a Protester: An Interview with Wael Nawara

Inesha Premaratne | Posted 10.30.2013 | World
Inesha Premaratne

Wael Nawara was there when the protests first started in Cairo in January of 2011. Nawara talks about how the landscape of the demonstrations extends beyond those seen in Tahrir Square or in Giza to the outskirts of the cities, to even the most rural of villages.

Egypt's Bad Timing

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


PHOTOS: This Is How A Crackdown Destroys A City

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 08.15.2013 | World

On Wednesday, Egyptian security forces confronted pro-Morsi protesters in Cairo. The result was a devastating crackdown that left over 600 people dead...

Joshua Hersh

Egyptian Military Balked At Deal That Could Have Averted Killings | Joshua Hersh | Posted 08.15.2013 | World

CAIRO -- A week before the Egyptian government ordered Wednesday's deadly clearing of two Muslim Brotherhood protest camps, military leaders and the B...

Egypt's Interim VP Resigns

Reuters | Posted 08.14.2013 | World

CAIRO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Egypt's interim vice president, Mohamed ElBaradei, resigned on Wednesday after the security forces violently broke up prot...


Reuters | Posted 10.14.2013 | World

By Yasmine Saleh and Tom Finn CAIRO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - At least 95 Egyptians were killed on Wednesday after security forces moved in on protesters...

EU Urges Egypt To End Standoff With Muslim Brotherhood

Reuters | Posted 09.28.2013 | World

* Ashton meets general who overthrew Islamist president * Visit follows Saturday killing of 80 Mursi supporters * Mursi ...

Facebook Blocked In Egypt? Rumors, But No Confirmation

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Rumors are flying that the Egyptian government is now restricting access to Facebook after blocking Twitter yesterday, according to TechCrunch and sou...