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Egypt Crisis

LOOK: Why Egypt's Deep State Is Still In Charge

Posted 09.19.2013 | World

More than two years after protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square toppled Egypt's long-time leader Hosni Mubarak, the country is still in crisis. Hundreds...

Sinai Violence On The Rise Despite Overall Lull In Egypt

AP | TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 10.31.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian security forces said they arrested Saturday a top wanted militant in the Sinai Peninsula, while authorities reported a failed a...

Egypt Further Shortens Curfew As Violence Eases

AP | TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 10.31.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's government has once again shortened a military-imposed evening curfew as violence and protests over the coup that toppled the country...

Muslim Brotherhood Ramps Up Call For Protests

AP | AYA BATRAWY and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 10.29.2013 | World

CAIRO — The Muslim Brotherhood ramped up its calls Thursday for nationwide protests against Egypt's military-backed government, while an Islamis...

Egypt Shortens Curfew As Violent Protests Shrink

AP | TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 10.24.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's government on Saturday shortened a widely-imposed evening curfew, signaling that authorities sense turmoil is waning after unres...

Mubarak To Be Put Under House Arrest

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

CAIRO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak will be put under house arrest, the prime minister's office said on Wednesday. ...

EU Halts Arm Exports To Egypt

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ and RAF CASERT | Posted 08.21.2013 | World

BRUSSELS -- The European Union on Wednesday decided to suspend exports of weapons and goods that could be used for internal repression but did not hal...

Egypt's Former Interim VP Faces Lawsuit For Resigning

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

By Lin Noueihed CAIRO, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Mohamed El Baradei, Egypt's former vice president, will be sued in court for a "betrayal of ...

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...

How American Hopes For A Deal In Egypt Were Undercut

The New York Times | DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK, PETER BAKER and MICHAEL R. GORDON | Posted 08.18.2013 | World

CAIRO — For a moment, at least, American and European diplomats trying to defuse the volatile standoff in Egypt thought they had a breakthrough. ...

Joshua Hersh

Egypt Slams Foreign Press; Several Attacked

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 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, ...

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...

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...

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Egyptian Shot While Trying To Carry Wounded Man To Safety

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 08.15.2013 | World

As the hours pass and the body count rises in Egypt's latest crisis, videos continue to emerge depicting the level of violence and brutality in the co...

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...

LOOK: Egyptians Just Hang Out On The Beach As City Burns Behind Them

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 08.15.2013 | World

As violence rages across Egypt, one image perfectly captures the tension between daily life and the chaos engulfing the nation. Shot by an unknown ...

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...

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...

Police Fire Tear Gas On Protesters In Egypt

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 10.13.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian revolutionary and Islamist groups voiced concern on Tuesday that the appointment of new governors by the interim president incl...

Egyptian Protesters Keep Uneasy Truce During Eid

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2013 | World

By Shadia Nasralla and Angus MacSwan CAIRO, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Thousands of supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohame...

Egypt: Diplomacy Has Failed To Resolve Crisis

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military-backed interim leadership proclaimed Wednesday that a crackdown against two protest sites is inevitable, saying that ne...

Morsi Supporters Defy Police Orders To Disperse

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 10.01.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military-backed government offered protection Thursday to supporters of deposed President Mohammed Morsi who end their two sit-i...

Egypt Offers Free Passage To Thousands Of Morsi Supporters

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 10.01.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Authorities offered "safe passage and protection" Thursday for thousands of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi if they end two lar...