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Egypt Unrest

Egypt Fears Further Violence Ahead Of Friday's Protests

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 09.17.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's interim president pledged Thursday to protect his country against those who seek chaos and violence in the aftermath of a popula...

Aaron Sankin

Too Dangerous To Study?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Egypt and Chile

Dr. Rachel Kleinfeld | Posted 09.10.2013 | World
Dr. Rachel Kleinfeld

Stating the obvious would allow the U.S. to clearly distance itself from the military's actions. Showing that the U.S. does not support coups, even when they unseat leaders we dislike, is an essential statement to make for democracy in the region.

Militants Suspected In Decapitation Of Egyptian Christian

AP | ASHRAF SWEILLAM | Posted 07.11.2013 | Religion

EL-ARISH, Egypt -- Security officials say suspected militants have killed a Christian merchant in the northern Sinai Peninsula. They said 60-year-old...

Mubarak Trial Persists Amid Egypt Turmoil

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2013 | World

By Asma Alsharif CAIRO, July 6 (Reuters) - The slow-motion retrial of former Egyptian autocrat Hosni Mubarak dragged on at snail's pac...

Top Muslim Brotherhood Officials Arrested

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI, MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 07.03.2013 | World

CAIRO -- A security official says the head of the Muslim Brotherhood political party and the Brotherhood's deputy chief have been arrested. The secur...

State News: Interim Rule To Be Short, Followed By Elections

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - An army-backed plan for a new Egyptian political transition includes a short period of interim rule to be followed by presid...

U.S. Very Concerned About Egypt Crisis

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, July 3 (Reuters) - The United States is 'very concerned' about the situation in Egypt, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday of th...

At Least 7 Dead In Cairo Clashes

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.02.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Security and hospital officials say seven people have been killed in clashes between supporters and opponents of Egypt's Islamist president i...

Egypt Moves Troops In Sinai

AP | Posted 09.01.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's military says Egypt has moved forces into the border area near the Gaza Strip in coordination with Israel. With unrest sweepi...

22 Million Signatures For Morsi's Removal

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 08.29.2013 | World

CAIRO — Organizers of a mass protest against Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi claimed Saturday that more than 22 million people have signed the...

Kerry Presses Egypt For Political, Economic Consensus

AP | MATTHEW LEE and AYA BATRAWY | Posted 05.02.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's bickering government and opposition need to overcome their differences to create "a sense of political and economic viability" i...

Egypt Clashes Leave At Least 1 Protester Dead

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 04.03.2013 | World

CAIRO — Protesters denouncing Egypt's Islamist president hurled stones and firebombs through the gates of his palace gates on Friday, clashing w...

Masked 'Black Bloc' Protesters Add Mystery To Egypt Violence

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 01.28.2013 | World

CAIRO -- An unpredictable new element has entered Egypt's wave of political unrest: a mysterious group of masked young men called the Black Bloc who p...

Egyptians Fear Fresh Turmoil

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2012 | World

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO, June 21 (Reuters) - Public frustration has deepened in Egypt after ruling generals acted to retain sweeping powe...

Egypt's Economy Suffers With Latest Outbreak Of Political Violence

AP | By TAREK EL-TABLAWY | Posted 11.26.2011 | Business

CAIRO -- Drivers passing Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo curse the protesters. On radio shows, callers question whether the youth activists and other...

U.S. Copts Support Christians In Egypt

AP | By JEFF KAROUB | Posted 12.10.2011 | Religion

By JEFF KAROUB, Associated Press DETROIT -- Egyptian Christians living in the U.S. said Monday that they are horrified by violence that has erupted...

Egypt's Coptic Christians Under Siege

AP | By MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 12.10.2011 | Religion

By MAGGIE MICHAEL, Associated Press CAIRO -- Egypt's Coptic Christians have long felt like second-class citizens in their own country. Now many ...

Egypt Labor Unrest Grows After Uprising

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO - Thousands of Egyptian state employees, from ambulance drivers to policemen and transport workers, protested Monday in Cairo to demand better p...

White House, Egypt Officials Discuss Mubarak's Immediate Exit

AP | MATTHEW LEE and BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is in talks with top Egyptian officials about the possible immediate resignation of President Hosni Mubara...

Cairo Book Fair Abandoned Due To Egyptian Unrest

guardian.co.uk | Benedicte Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Literature has been caught up in the protests that have now entered their seventh day in Egypt. The annual Cairo book fair, due to have been held this...

From Tunisia To Egypt, Is This The Beginning Of A Trend?

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Protests continue to sweep Egypt, as the world waits to see if President Hosni Mubarak will be forced from office. Those protesters are not alone. The...

Who Are The Muslim Brotherhood?

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In media coverage of the ongoing protests rocking Egypt, the phrase "Muslim Brotherhood" has cropped up more than once. Who is this group, and what ro...

U.S. Role In Egypt Crisis 'Shameful': Chavez

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CARACAS, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Venezuela's firebrand leader Hugo Chavez accused the United States on Sunday of a "shameful" role in the Egyptian crisis a...

WATCH: 8-Year-Old Lectures Egyptian President

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Meet Juju, an adorable Saudi girl who has some words of advice for Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak. The precocious 8-year-old thinks that the embat...