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Egypt Protesters

Another 220 Eygptian Protesters To Face Mass Trial

AP | Posted 04.13.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Judicial officials in Egypt say 220 protesters have been referred to the public prosecutor for a mass trial. The defendants, referred ...

Shadee Ashtari

Imprisoned Egyptian Activist Slams 'Incompetent Regime' | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.06.2014 | World

The international community is ratcheting up pressure on the Egyptian government to release imprisoned protesters ahead of the Feb. 10 appeals hearing...

Security Forces Crush Egyptian Demonstrators

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.27.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — The anniversary of Egypt's 2011 uprising brought a violent display of the country's furious divisions Saturday, as giant crowds danced ...

Egyptian Student Dies During Protests

AP | By SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.27.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Riot police moved into Egypt's main Islamic university on Saturday, firing tear gas and breaking up a strike by students that threatene...

Sophia Jones

Egyptian Protesters Say They Were Sexually Assaulted And Dumped In The Desert Last Night | Sophia Jones | Posted 12.03.2013 | World

CAIRO -- On Tuesday night, Egyptian security forces arrested, beat and sexually assaulted about a dozen female protesters before leaving them in the d...

Egyptian Police Fire Tear Gas At Hundreds Of Protesters

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 12.20.2013 | World

CAIRO — CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian anti-riot police fired tear gas Sunday at hundreds of supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president, bes...

Egypt: Protesters Will Be Regarded As Foreign Agents

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Michael Georgy CAIRO, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities said on Saturday anyone who protests against the army on Sunday when t...

Police Storm Egypt Mosque Filled With Protesters

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Witnesses say that Egyptian security forces have stormed a Cairo mosque after firing tear gas at hundreds of Islamists supporters of the coun...


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...

INFOGRAPHIC: Voices From Tahrir Square

The Huffington Post | Gurvan Kristanadjaja and Benoit Le Corre, with Félix Guillou | Posted 07.10.2013 | World

Last week, millions of Egyptians took to the streets of Cairo to both celebrate and condemn the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. While ...

Protesters Ransack Muslim Brotherhood Headquarters

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2013 | World

(Updates tolls) By Asma Alsharif CAIRO, July 1 (Reuters) - The headquarters of Egypt's ruling Muslim Brotherhood was ov...

Egypt's Streets Quiet After Millions Turn Out Sunday

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2013 | World

By Asma Alsharif and Tom Perry CAIRO, July 1 (Reuters) - An outpouring of popular anger that put millions of Egyptians on the streets ...

Egypt Braces For Day Of Protests

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI, SARAH EL DEEB and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.30.2013 | World

CAIRO — Hundreds of thousands thronged the streets of Cairo and cities around the country Sunday and marched on the presidential palace, filling...

Egyptian Islamists And Opponents Clash In Alexandria

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2013 | World

By Tamim Elyan ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Supporters of President Mohamed Morsi and his opponents hurled rocks at each oth...

IMF Delays Egypt Loan Amid Deepening Crisis

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2013 | World

CAIRO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - A vital $4.8 billion International Monetary Fund loan to Egypt will be delayed until next month, its finance minister said...

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 ...

Military Police Drag, Beat Female Protesters

AP | SARAH EL DEEB and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 02.16.2012 | World

CAIRO (Associated Press) — Troops pulled women across the pavement by their hair, knocking off their Muslim headscarves. Young activists were kicked...

Doctors Say 3 People Killed In Tahrir

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.20.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian soldiers and police set fire to protest tents in Cairo's Tahrir Square and fired tear gas and rubber bullets in a major assault...

Egypt's Military Rulers Intensify Crackdown

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.01.2012 | World

CAIRO — Growing in confidence after eight months in power, Egypt's military generals appear more determined than ever to crush the protest movem...

Reclaiming The Revolution: Thousands Protest In Egypt

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.30.2011 | World

CAIRO — Thousands of Egyptians took to the streets nationwide on Friday to call on the military rulers to put an end to emergency laws dating ba...

Egypt's Youth in Revolt: For Love, Not Anger

William Wagner | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
William Wagner

it would appear that the Egyptian students at the forefront of the protests have many reasons to be angry with their country. But in describing the protesters he helped inspire, Wael Ghonim said, "We are all people who love Egypt."

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 gov...

Jake Bialer

Egyptian Protesters Fear Retribution, But Press On | Jake Bialer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Though members of the Egyptian government have made some concessions, political activists remain worried about their safety and the future of Egypt. T...

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Egypt Police Shoot Protester

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Graphic footage has surfaced of what appears to be a protester shot in the streets of Alexandria, Egypt by secret police. The birds-eye view video sho...

Nawal El Saadawi, 80-Year-Old Prominent Egyptian Feminist, Joins Women and Girls on the Cairo Streets

Democracy Now! | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Democracy Now!

El Saadawi was a political prisoner and exiled from Egypt for years. Now she has returned to Cairo and is participating in the daily demonstrations. "I am now 80 years of age, suffering of this regime for half a century," El Saadawi said.