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Port Said

The Middle East and How We Got There, Part One

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

President Jimmy Carter soothed some of the Egyptian concerns by arranging the Sadat-Begin Treaty, which restored the Sinai to Egyptian control. But then he failed to interfere with the return of the Ayatollah to Iran, an error by which we are still victimized.

Egypt's Soccer Protests Hit Port Said City

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 04.19.2013 | World

CAIRO — Thousands of soccer fans enforced a work stoppage Sunday in Egypt's restive city of Port Said to protest what they called government "in...

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...

Egypt Declares State Of Emergency In 3 Provinces

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 03.29.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's president declared a state of emergency and curfew in three Suez Canal provinces hit hardest by a weekend wave of unrest that le...

At Least 27 Dead In Egypt Riots After Soccer Verdict

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 03.28.2013 | World

CAIRO — Relatives and angry young men rampaged through the Egyptian city of Port Said on Saturday in assaults that killed at least 27 people fol...

The Soccer Tragedy in Port Said

Maurice Chammah | Posted 04.03.2012 | World
Maurice Chammah

The SCAF needed a new tactic to let violence that would not immediately be blamed on them to spiral out of control. So, they left it to happen somewhere else, in a soccer stadium in Port Said.

Egypt's Army, Police Blamed In Deadly Soccer Riot

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 04.03.2012 | World

By MAGGIE MICHAEL -- The Associated Press...

Soccer Riot Leaves Scores Dead In Egypt

Reuters | Posted 04.02.2012 | World

CAIRO, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Seventy-three people were killed and at least 1,000 injured on Wednesday after a soccer pitch invasion in the Egyptian city...