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Egypt Violence

Israel Quietly Maintains Ties With Egyptian Army

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 10.19.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel is quietly and carefully watching the turmoil in neighboring Egypt while maintaining close contacts with the Egyptian military ami...

Dozens Of Muslim Brotherhood Detainees Killed

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2013 | World

CAIRO, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Some 38 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood died on Sunday in an incident at an Egyptian prison, security and legal sources...

Joshua Hersh

Egypt Slams Foreign Press; Several Attacked | Joshua Hersh | Posted 08.18.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Facing a wave of international condemnation for its approach to a Muslim Brotherhood protest movement, and the soaring violence that followed...

Egypt Ups Security Ahead Of Pro-Morsi Protests

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 10.18.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian police fired tear gas Sunday in an attempt to free a guard from rioting detainees, killing at least 36 as the country's militar...

Egypt Considers Disbanding Muslim Brotherhood

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

CAIRO — Egyptian security forces stormed a Cairo mosque Saturday after a heavy exchange of gunfire with armed men shooting down from a minaret, ...

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...

Turmoil In Egypt Rages On

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

By Crispian Balmer and Yasmine Saleh CAIRO, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Egypt's prime minister has proposed disbanding the Muslim Brotherhood ...

Egypt's Capital Descends Into Chaos

AP | AYA BATRAWY and TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 10.16.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's capital descended into chaos Friday as vigilantes at neighborhood checkpoints battled Muslim Brotherhood-led protesters denounci...

Jaweed Kaleem

Dozens Of Churches Torched Under Violent Attacks In Egypt | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 08.16.2013 | Religion

Human rights groups decried reported attacks and torchings targeting dozens of churches in Egypt amid a mounting death toll as fighting between suppor...

Joshua Hersh

'They're Going To Kill Us Tonight, And All We Ask Is That You Be Our Witnesses' | Joshua Hersh | Posted 08.17.2013 | World

CAIRO -- The streets of downtown Cairo erupted in a frenzy of violence on Friday, as protest marches and high emotions brought tens of thousands of pe...

UN Security Council To Hold Emergency Egypt Meeting

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Egypt at 2130 GMT on Thursday, following a request from France, Britain and Australia, diplo...

PHOTOS: This Is How A Crackdown Destroys A City

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 08.15.2013 | World

On Wednesday, Egyptian security forces confronted pro-Morsi protesters in Cairo. The result was a devastating crackdown that left over 600 people dead...

Joshua Hersh

Egyptian Military Balked At Deal That Could Have Averted Killings | Joshua Hersh | Posted 08.15.2013 | World

CAIRO -- A week before the Egyptian government ordered Wednesday's deadly clearing of two Muslim Brotherhood protest camps, military leaders and the B...

10 Videos That Capture Egypt's Violence And Destruction

Posted 08.15.2013 | World

More than 500 people were killed in Egypt on Wednesday as security forces cleared two protest camps in Cairo. As the Associated Press notes, the death...

HAUNTING: The Day After Egypt's Massacre

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 08.15.2013 | World

Egyptians awoke to a somber reality Thursday. On Wednesday, Egyptian security forces unleashed a bloody crackdown on supporters of ousted preside...

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...

Stop Dithering Over Military Aid to Egypt

William Hartung | Posted 10.15.2013 | World
William Hartung

Stopping aid won't bring back the dead, or have any impact on the Egyptian military's behavior in the short-term. But it is the right thing to do, and it could have a longer-term impact.

Egypt Closes Gaza Border Crossing Indefinitely

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

Egyptian authorities have closed the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip "indefinitely" for security reasons after a day of deadly violence nati...

PHOTOS: Violence Wipes Out Egyptian Mosque

Posted 08.15.2013 | World

Egypt woke up to a scene of devastation on Thursday, one day after security forces cleared two sit-ins occupied by supporters of ousted President Moha...

Obama Weighs In On Crisis In Egypt

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke out on the crisis in Egypt on Thursday, saying he's "concerned" by recent events. "The United States strongly condemns...

Obama To Speak On Situation In Egypt

Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama will make his first statement on the rapidly deteriorating statement in Egy...

Were Journalists Deliberately Targeted In Egypt?

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.15.2013 | Media

Several news outlets and press freedom groups are raising the question of whether journalists have been deliberately targeted in the bloodshed current...

Egypt Crackdown

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.15.2013 | World
Jeff Danziger


Turkey Urges UN Security Council To Meet Over Egypt Violence

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday accused the West of ignoring bloodshed in Egypt and called on the Unite...

World Reactions To Egypt's Crackdown

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

Official reaction Thursday from around the world to clashes between Egyptian security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, in whi...