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Egypt Unrest

Egypt's Islamists Mark The Anniversary Of Mass Killing

AP | By MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.14.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — At least three people were killed Thursday as Egyptian security forces quashed small, scattered demonstrations by Islamist supporters o...

Egypt's Government Resigns, Paving Way For Military Chief To Run For President

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 02.24.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's interim prime minister announced Monday the resignation of his Cabinet, a surprise move that could be designed in part to pave ...

Egypt Ends State Of Emergency

AP | Posted 11.12.2013 | World

CAIRO -- CAIRO (AP) — The Cabinet spokesman says Egypt's 3-month-old state of emergency is ending Tuesday after a court ruling. A Cairo court ruled...

Kerry Urges Reforms After Morsi Ouster

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO — CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says U.S.-Egypt relations should not be defined by assistance. At a joint news confer...

Panel Votes On Draft Of New Egyptian Constitution

AP | Posted 10.27.2013 | World

CAIRO -- CAIRO (AP) — The panel tasked with amending Egypt's suspended constitution is voting on a first draft of the charter amid deep divisions ov...

Morsi Backers Warn Egypt Headed Toward Civil War

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.23.2013 | World

Opponents of the coup that toppled Egypt's elected president Mohamed Morsi in July warned Wednesday the country was headed towards civil war and urged...

Egypt: Relations With U.S. In 'Turmoil'

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 12.16.2013 | World

CAIRO — CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's foreign minister said Wednesday that relations between his country and the United States are in "turmoil" followi...

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...

Egypt Expects New Constitution Draft In November

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 11.22.2013 | World

CAIRO — A 50-member panel tasked with amending Egypt's Islamist-drafted constitution will complete its work by early November, a spokesman for t...

Egypt Extends State Of Emergency

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.12.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's interim president on Thursday extended a nationwide state of emergency for two more months, citing continued security concerns, ...

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...

Boredom And Frustration In Cairo

AP | AYA BATRAWY and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 10.27.2013 | World

CAIRO — In every corner of the Egyptian capital, a bustling city of 18 million that rarely sleeps, people are locked up in their homes at night ...

Yet Another Era Of Military Rule In Egypt

China Post | | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) -- After security forces broke up two not very peaceful sit-in protests last week, killing close to 1,000 people and wound...

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...

Egypt Death Toll At Least 149

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2013 | World

CAIRO, Aug 15 (Reuters) - The death toll from a raid on supporters of Egypt's deposed Islamist president, Mohamed Mursi, in Cairo and other clashes ...

Witness Describes Bullets, Blood And Bulldozers In Egypt Violence

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2013 | World

By Yasmine Saleh and Tom Finn CAIRO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - First came the tear gas, the bulldozers and the flames. Then came the bullets ...

Egypt Postpones Dispersing Protest Camps To 'Avoid Bloodshed'

AP | AYA BATRAWY and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 10.12.2013 | World

CAIRO — Supporters of toppled President Mohammed Morsi increased the pressure on Egypt's interim leadership by defiantly flooding into two prote...

Egyptian Police To Besiege Sit-ins Within 24 Hours

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 10.11.2013 | World

CAIRO — Supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi fortified their two Cairo sit-in sites as Egyptian security officials said their forces wi...

Egypt's 'Bloodless Coup' History Weighs Heavy On Generals In Charge

Reuters | Posted 10.05.2013 | World

By Matt Robinson CAIRO, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Nubar Keropian was in his late teens when the Egyptian army last took power by force of arms...

Egypt: Clock Ticking On Sit-In Standoff

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 10.04.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's highest security body warned Sunday that the clock is ticking for a peaceful end to the standoff over sit-ins by supporters of o...

Egypt: 15 Killed In Gunfight Over Market Space

AP | Posted 09.28.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's state news agency says a gunfight between two families in a Cairo market has left 15 people dead, including 13 who were burned to dea...

Egypt Warns Morsi Supporters As Weekend Death Toll Hits 80

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 09.27.2013 | World

CAIRO — Escalating the confrontation after clashes that left 83 supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president dead, the interim government mov...

Kerry: Egypt Is At 'Pivotal Moment' In History

AP | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As violence in Egypt turned increasingly deadly Saturday, Secretary of State John Kerry said the Mideast nation was at "a pivotal moment...

Egypt's Army Chief Urges Protests To Support End Of 'Violence And Terrorism'

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 09.23.2013 | World

CAIRO — The military chief who ousted Egypt's elected president called on the public Wednesday to take to the streets to give him and the police...

Egypt Fears Further Violence Ahead Of Friday's Protests

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 09.17.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's interim president pledged Thursday to protect his country against those who seek chaos and violence in the aftermath of a popula...