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Egypt Crackdown

Egypt Pushes Through With Brutal Crackdown On Muslim Brotherhood

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2014 | World

By Asma Alsharif CAIRO, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces have arrested the son of a Muslim Brotherhood leader on ch...

Egypt Jails Famed Activists

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

CAIRO, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Three leading Egyptian activists were sentenced to three years in prison each on Sunday in a case brought over their role in...

Egypt Police Fire Tear Gas On Protesters

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.31.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Police fired tear gas to drive hundreds of supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president from Cairo's famed Tahrir Square on Sunday, ...

CRACKDOWN: Egypt President Approves Harsh Anti-Protest Law

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.25.2013 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's interim president on Sunday banned public gatherings of more than 10 people without prior government approval, imposing hefty f...

U.S. Citizen Found Dead In Egyptian Prison

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2013 | World

CAIRO, Oct 13 (Reuters) - A U.S. citizen was found dead in an Egyptian prison on Sunday in an apparent suicide six weeks after he was arrested for bre...

Egypt Bans Muslim Brotherhood

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 11.23.2013 | World

CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the banning of the Muslim Brotherhood and the confiscation of its assets, opening the door for autho...

Egyptian Army Storms Islamist Stronghold

AP | AHMED ABDEL FATTAH and MOHAMMED WAGDY | Posted 11.19.2013 | World

KERDASA, Egypt — Egyptian security forces backed by combat vehicles and helicopters stormed a town near the Pyramids, famed among tourists for i...

Egypt, Through the Eyes of a Protester: An Interview with Wael Nawara

Inesha Premaratne | Posted 10.30.2013 | World
Inesha Premaratne

Wael Nawara was there when the protests first started in Cairo in January of 2011. Nawara talks about how the landscape of the demonstrations extends beyond those seen in Tahrir Square or in Giza to the outskirts of the cities, to even the most rural of villages.

Egyptian Islamic Groups Seek Truce

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 10.26.2013 | World

CAIRO — Two former militant groups offered to call off street protests if the government agrees to ease its pressure on Islamists, a move that u...

Egyptian Authorities Arrest 2 Islamist Figures

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egyptian authorities on Wednesday continued their crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood and its allies by arresting two more high-profile Islam...

Egypt's Bad Timing

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


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...

Germany Suspends Aid To Egypt

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.16.2013 | World

-- Reactions on Friday around the world to developments in Egypt following clashes in which hundreds of people were killed and thousands injured: EU...

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...

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...

Egypt: 43 Policemen Killed In Clashes

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.14.2013 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's interior minister says 43 policemen have been killed in clashes with supporters of the ousted Islamist president. That raises t...

Egypt's Interim VP Resigns

Reuters | Posted 08.14.2013 | World

CAIRO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Egypt's interim vice president, Mohamed ElBaradei, resigned on Wednesday after the security forces violently broke up prot...


Reuters | Posted 10.14.2013 | World

By Yasmine Saleh and Tom Finn CAIRO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - At least 95 Egyptians were killed on Wednesday after security forces moved in on protesters...

EU Urges Egypt To End Standoff With Muslim Brotherhood

Reuters | Posted 09.28.2013 | World

* Ashton meets general who overthrew Islamist president * Visit follows Saturday killing of 80 Mursi supporters * Mursi ...

Egyptian Youth Group To Rally In Support Of Army

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 09.24.2013 | World

CAIRO — Political allies of Egypt's military lined up behind its call for huge rallies Friday to show support for the country's top general, pus...

Muslim Brotherhood Vows To Keep Defying Military Crackdown

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 07.11.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood vowed Thursday to continue its "peaceful" resistance in defiance of the military's ouster of the country's Islamis...

Egypt Empowers Military To Arrest Civilians

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.13.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's government extended the powers of military police and intelligence agents on Wednesday to allow them to arrest civilians for a w...

Military Police Drag, Beat Female Protesters

AP | SARAH EL DEEB and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 02.16.2012 | World

CAIRO (Associated Press) — Troops pulled women across the pavement by their hair, knocking off their Muslim headscarves. Young activists were kicked...