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Two Egyptian Tourism Police Killed In Rare Attack Near Pyramids

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2015 | World

* Islamist militants often target police, army * Brotherhood says 4 leaders arrested this week * Man arrested for Islami...

Deadly Egypt Soccer Violence Revives Scrutiny Of Police

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 04.11.2015 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Survivors described it as a corridor of death: a narrow route of high, chain-link security fences and barbed wire that thousands of soc...

Deadly Bomb Blast Near Egypt's Presidential Palace

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2014 | World

CAIRO, June 30 (Reuters) - An Egyptian police officer was killed and several others wounded in a small explosion near the presidential palace in Ca...

Egypt Police Fire Tear Gas On Protesters

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.31.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Police fired tear gas to drive hundreds of supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president from Cairo's famed Tahrir Square on Sunday, ...

Police Officer Shot Dead In Egypt

AP | Posted 10.31.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's Interior Ministry says gunmen have killed a police officer in the country's restive Sinai peninsula. In a statement Saturday, the ...

Suspected Militants Kill 25 Egyptian Police Officers

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 10.18.2013 | World

CAIRO — A court ruling Monday raised the possibility of jailed ex-president Hosni Mubarak walking free soon, a move that would fuel the unrest r...

Egypt Authorizes Use Of Deadly Force On Protesters

AP | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egyptian authorities on Thursday authorized police to use deadly force to protect themselves and key state institutions from attacks, after p...

Police Fire Tear Gas On Protesters In Egypt

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 10.13.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian revolutionary and Islamist groups voiced concern on Tuesday that the appointment of new governors by the interim president incl...

Egyptian Police To Besiege Sit-ins Within 24 Hours

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 10.11.2013 | World

CAIRO — Supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi fortified their two Cairo sit-in sites as Egyptian security officials said their forces wi...

Egypt To Block Muslim Brotherhood Protest Camps

AP | SARAH EL DEEB and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 10.02.2013 | World

CAIRO — Authorities outlined plans Friday to break up two sit-ins by supporters of deposed President Mohammed Morsi, saying they would set up a ...

I Mourn Egypt

Khaled Abou El Fadl | Posted 09.08.2013 | World
Khaled Abou El Fadl

The Egyptian army claims that it was forced to overthrow a legitimately elected president because it was merely giving effect to the will of the Egyptian people. But most of these people are forgetting basic facts that do not bode well for the future.

Court Acquits Police In Killing Of Protesters

AP | Posted 05.17.2012 | World

CAIRO -- An Egyptian court on Thursday found 14 policemen not guilty in the killing of protesters during last year's popular uprising, the latest verd...

From Cairo to New York, Which Side Are Police On?

Michelle Chen | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics
Michelle Chen

In the Occupy Wall Street movements, the position of the police has again been called into question: are they tools of a tyrannical state or ordinary folks trying to make a living?

Israel Apologizes To Egypt For Killing Police Officers

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's defense minister has formally apologized to Egypt for the killing of six Egyptian police officers during a cross-border shootout...

Watch: Egypt Fires Fire 700 Top Cops

Posted 09.13.2011 | World

Months after pro-democracy protesters ousted Egypt's then-president Hosni Mubarak, the movement has forced other senior officials from their jobs. ...

Press Attacks Require White House Involvement

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Lichtenstein

President Obama must publicly assert himself on behalf of journalists and news crews who are risking their lives to get this critical story out.

Egyptian Police

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

While the relationship between Egypt's people and the country's military has been mostly positive, popular sentiment toward the state-run police has b...

Egypt: "The People / Demand / the Fall of the Regime" -- Eyewitness Account

Mohamed El Dahshan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mohamed El Dahshan

I saw the police chase down, viciously tackle and arrest a man carrying several boxes of cookies and biscuits for the demonstrators. But solidarity is stronger than their batons

My Experience With Egypt's Central Security Forces

Sahar Taman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sahar Taman

It is understandable why Egyptians are braving tear gas and rubber bullets, defying curfews and enduring electronic blackouts. They have seen thirty years of suppression and intimidation, and they've had enough.