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The Square: Cinema Verité and Egypt's Revolution

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
Corinna Clendenen

Where would the Arab spring be without Facebook? Twitter? YouTube? Phones with digital video? The Square, an edge-of-your-seat documentary on Egypt's uprisings, is testament in style and substance to the game-changing role technology has come to play in revolutions.

Policeman Killed In Cairo Ahead Of Nationwide Protests

AP | AYA BATRAWY and TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 10.30.2013 | World

CAIRO — Reeling from a fierce security crackdown, the Muslim Brotherhood brought out mostly scattered, small crowds Friday in its latest protest...

FRIDAY OF MARTYRS

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

By Maggie Fick and Lin Noueihed CAIRO, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Mass protests called by Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood mostly failed to material...

Bombs of the Nile

Shan Wells | Posted 10.22.2013 | Denver
Shan Wells

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In Egypt, Life Has Become Safer Without A Beard

Agence France Presse | Haitham El-Tabei | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

Abdul Salam Badr had no choice but to shave his beard to save himself from becoming a target in Egypt's crackdown on supporters of ousted Islamist pre...

Cairo Has Become Egypt's Battleground

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 08.19.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Soldiers fired their rifles in the air to keep a crowd from attacking supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi as they were being taken,...

Egypt Teeters On Edge Of Anarchy

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

By Crispian Balmer and Yasmine Saleh CAIRO, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities rounded up more than 1,000 Islamists as the Muslim...

Jaweed Kaleem

Dozens Of Churches Torched Under Violent Attacks In Egypt

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

LOOK: People Jump Off Cairo Bridge To Avoid Gunfire

Posted 08.16.2013 | World

As many sought to escape the violence that rang out on the streets of Cairo Friday, some risked life and limb to avoid gunfire. In photos and video...

Egypt Braces For 'Friday Of Anger'

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

By AYA BATRAWY and TONY G. GABRIEL, The Associated Press CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's capital descended into chaos Friday as vigilantes at neighborhood ch...

Joshua Hersh

Egyptian Military Balked At Deal That Could Have Averted Killings

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

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...

Death Toll In Cairo Clashes Climbs Above 500

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

CAIRO — Weeping relatives in search of loved ones uncovered the faces of the bloodied, unclaimed dead in a Cairo mosque near the smoldering epic...

Muslim Brotherhood Plan To Hold March In Cairo

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

By Tom Perry and Michael Georgy CAIRO, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood called on followers to march in protest in Cairo ...

Kerry: Egypt Violence Is 'Serious Blow' To Reconciliation Efforts

AP | MATTHEW LEE and JULIE PACE | Posted 10.14.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — In a stern warning to Egypt's leaders, Secretary of State John Kerry said the escalating violence throughout the country Wednesday ...

Cairo's Dispersal Dilemma

Brian Dooley | Posted 10.13.2013 | World
Brian Dooley

Cairo is abuzz with talk of "dispersals" of the two long-running sit-ins by supporters of deposed president Morsi. Many expected the police to clear the protests today but so far they remain.

Joshua Hersh

A Deeply Polarized Egypt Waits For Something To Give

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 08.05.2013 | World

CAIRO -- In a trash-strewn alley in the working-class neighborhood of Imbaba, Mohamed Selim sat in the shade of a small shop, taking an afternoon brea...

Egypt: From One Nobel Laureate to Another

José Ramos-Horta | Posted 10.04.2013 | World
José Ramos-Horta

If the position of Nobel Peace Prize laureate adds authority and force to one's words, it is better used to encourage calm, dialogue and peaceful resolution than to further polarize.

Bloody Clashes Leave At Least 38 Morsi Supporters Dead

AP | AYA BATRAWY and TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 09.26.2013 | World

CAIRO — Security forces and armed men clashed with supporters of Egypt's ousted president early Saturday, killing at least 65 people in mayhem t...

The Latest From Cairo

Victor J. Willi | Posted 09.24.2013 | World
Victor J. Willi

It remains to be seen how large the numbers will be who will follow Egyptian Commander of the Armed Forces Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's call, and whether al-Sisi indeed commands the authority to mobilize large sections of Egyptians into the streets. It is by all means a risky strategy.

At Least 11 Killed In Cairo University Clashes

AP | AYA BATRAWY and HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 09.22.2013 | World

CAIRO — A bomb blast outside the security headquarters in one of Egypt's Nile Delta cities wounded 19 people, security officials said early Wedn...

No Sign Of Compromise As Morsi Supporters Rally In Egypt

Reuters | Posted 09.18.2013 | World

By Alexander Dziadosz and Ulf Laessing CAIRO, July 19 (Reuters) - Thousands of supporters of deposed Egyptian President Moh...