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Women Rally In Cairo To Demand Probe Into Activist's Death

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2015 | World

(Adds background details) CAIRO, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Female protesters gathered in downtown Cairo on Thursday demanding an investigatio...

Where Are the Religious Leaders for the Nigerian Girls?

Heidi Legg | Posted 09.16.2014 | Religion
Heidi Legg

This week the Archbishop of Canterbury welcomed the historic vote by the Church of England to allow women bishops, but how will this translate for women across the world? Meanwhile, the Nigerian girls are still missing.

Reflections on the Third Anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution: On Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits

Yousra Y. Fazili | Posted 03.27.2014 | World
Yousra Y. Fazili

Perhaps the radicalism of the Egyptian Revolution is not that it could have happened, it's that it did. And we can see that something is different now, despite everything three years on.

Thousands Of Muslim Brotherhood Members March Through Cairo

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

* Muslim Brotherhood supporters challenge security forces * Four killed in Cairo * No sign of compromise ...

Aaron Sankin

Too Dangerous To Study? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 07.15.2013 | College

Amid the unrest in Egypt, colleges across the United States -- most prominently the entire University of California system -- have suspended their stu...

White House Backs Official Under Fire

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday voiced confidence in the U.S. ambassador to Egypt, Anne Patterson, who has come under f...

White House Taking Time To Consider Morsi Removal

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - The White House said on Wednesday it will take time to determine whether the Egyptian military's removal of Presiden...

At Least 3 Morsi Supporters Killed As Army Opens Fire

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2013 | World

CAIRO, July 5 (Reuters) - Security forces shot dead at least three supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on Friday as a crowd of h...

Hagel Called Egypt's Army Chief

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, July 3 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called Egyptian army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday and the two als...

Egypt's Army, President Prepare For Showdown

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

By Tom Perry and Maggie Fick CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - Egypt's army commander and Islamist President Mohamed Morsi each pledged to die...

Morsi's Party Calls On Supporters To Resist 'Coup'

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2013 | World

CAIRO, July 2 (Reuters) - The political wing of the ruling Muslim Brotherhood has called on supporters to take to the streets to resist an army move...

Egypt's Protests In 90 Seconds

Posted 06.28.2013 | World

Egypt is holding its breath as opponents and supporters of President Mohammed Morsi clashed in several cities on Friday. Opposition groups have announ...

On 2nd Anniversary Of Egypt's Uprising, Little To Celebrate

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2013 | World

By Tom Perry CAIRO, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Egypt marks the second anniversary of the uprising that swept Hosni Mubarak from power with lit...

Egyptian Protesters Breach Cordon Around Presidential Palace

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2013 | World

By Yasmine Saleh and Marwa Awad CAIRO, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Egyptian police fired tear gas at protesters demonstrating against President ...

Egypt's Highest Court Suspends Work Indefinitely

Reuters | Posted 12.03.2012 | World

By Tamim Elyan and Tom Perry CAIRO, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Protests by Islamists allied to President Mohamed Mursi forced Egypt's highest court to adjou...

One Dead In Clashes Near U.S. Embassy In Cairo

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

* Authorities build concrete wall to protect embassy * Egypt's Islamist president faces tough balancing act * Mursi cond...

The Butterfly Effect -- Everyone Was a Hero in Cairo

Akhtar Badshah | Posted 06.10.2012 | Impact
Akhtar Badshah

I landed in Cairo earlier today expecting to see significant changes. In many ways everything has changed, yet on the drive from the airport to the hotel in Zamalek across the Nile, Cairo still appeared the same.

Live From Tahrir Square

Sean Carman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sean Carman

I covered Burning Man, but this is more intense. And Burning Man is a thousand half-naked people partying in the desert with incredible art, and also you never have to pay for beer. I have to say, this is the better party.

Egypt Military Supports Mubarak; Protesters Mass

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO - Egypt's military threw its weight Friday behind President Hosni Mubarak's plan to stay in office through September elections while protesters ...

When a Spark Ignites Fire: How Food Price Hikes Can Topple Governments and Undermine the Economy

Marie Clarke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marie Clarke

Without action to address the underlying causes of the global food crisis, history is destined to repeat itself. The road to food security can be paved with the following steps.

Biggest Protest Yet?

Reuters | Marwa Awad and Andrew Hammond | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptians have staged one of their biggest protests yet insisting President Hosni Mubarak step down immediately and ignoring a gover...

Egypt: From Revolt to Change

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

Torture and intimidation of citizens are routine and unpunished in Egypt. This will change only if there is a seismic shift in the country's leadership.

Egypt's Rage: A Tale of Two Neighbors

Shereen El Feki | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shereen El Feki

To those who know Egypt, the uprising was both inevitable and unimaginable. In just over a week, youth have gone from being layabouts to leaders. My friend A. often fretted about her son's lack of maturity. Not anymore, though.

Women, Islam, Egypt and Iran

Setareh Sabety | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Setareh Sabety

Many experts have compared the Iranian election uprising with the Egyptian one taking place right now. But the main difference between the uprisings is the role of women's demands and the degree of influence of feminist discourse.

Egyptians Wonder: Where Is the U.S.?

Justine Ariel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Justine Ariel

As the situation in Egypt took a violent turn, more Egyptians are beginning to see the U.S. as not a political bystander, but as a nation that is more than willing to turn a blind eye.