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Egypt Ultras

Egyptian Ultras Emerge as Powerful Political Force

James Dorsey | Posted 11.12.2012 | World
James Dorsey

Egypt's militant soccer fans, one of the country's largest civic groups, have emerged from a week of street agitation politically strengthened as they seek to chart a course in the post-Mubarak era.

'The People Want The Overthrow Of The Marshall'

Reuters | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

* Muslim Brotherhood wants coalition government * Activists plan general strike, civil disobedience * Military source sa...

In Egypt, Soccer Is Politics

AP | By HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's ruling generals have a new enemy: the legions of angry soccer fans who have injected fervor into recent protests demanding the milita...

Newest Spate Of Violence In Egypt Leaves 12 Dead

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 04.05.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian security forces on Saturday fired tear gas from armored trucks at protesters demanding an end to military rule, as anger over a...

Violent Clashes Rock Cairo

AP | Posted 04.03.2012 | World

CAIRO - Anger over a deadly soccer riot erupted in fresh clashes that injured nearly 400 people Thursday as security forces fired tear gas at fans and...

Egypt's Army, Police Blamed In Deadly Soccer Riot

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 04.03.2012 | World

By MAGGIE MICHAEL -- The Associated Press...

Egypt's 'Ultras' Pitch In At Tahrir Protest

Al Jazeera | Posted 11.28.2011 | World

Not much is known about their organisation, but their presence is an accepted fact of Egyptian society. Most of them lack formal military training, or...