08/14/2013 11:54 am ET Updated Oct 14, 2013

Egypt Death Toll From Cairo Raid And Clashes At Least 149

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 nationwide has climbed to 149, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

The official MENA news agency also quoted a ministry spokesman as saying 1,403 people were wounded. (Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Kevin Liffey)



08/15/2013 6:41 AM EDT

Muslim Brotherhood Plan Protest

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said it plans to hold a demonstration in Cairo today, Reuters reported.

"Marches are planned this afternoon from Al-Iman mosque to protest the deaths," the Islamist group said in a statement.

08/15/2013 5:32 AM EDT

The Violence In Numbers

Khaled el-Khateeb, an Egyptian Health Ministry spokesman, said 421 people were killed in Wednesday's clashes between police and supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi, The Associated Press reported.

Over 3,500 were also injured.

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08/15/2013 4:20 AM EDT

Death Toll Climbs Above 300

08/14/2013 9:32 PM EDT

CNN Reporter: 'It Does Seem As If Journalists Are Being Targeted"

CNN's Arwa Damon, who hid from gunfire on air earlier in the day, told Piers Morgan from Egypt, "It does seem as if journalists are being targeted -- at the very least they are being intimidated."

08/14/2013 9:17 PM EDT

New Information Suggests Police Jeep In Video Reversed Off Bridge

The New York Times blog reports: according to the photographer who witnessed the event, it appears that the driver’s efforts to evade rock-throwing protesters, by reversing quickly while driving right at the edge of the bridge, caused the jeep to crash through the barrier to the street below.

Read the full story here.

08/14/2013 7:47 PM EDT

Protesters Gather Outside White House

08/14/2013 6:47 PM EDT

WATCH: HuffPost's Joshua Hersh Reports From Cairo

According to Joshua Hersh, Egyptians are wary of any U.S. involvement in the current crisis, highlighted by the "meekness" of the State Department's response to today's events.

"Anywhere you go in Cairo right now, [the U.S.] is being accused of befriending the other side to the detriment of the nation," he told HuffPost Live host Ahmed Shihab-Eldin. "It's fine being an American citizen here, but you sure get an earful about your country."

Watch the full segment here.

--Kavitha A. Davidson

08/14/2013 6:28 PM EDT

Fourth Journalist Reported Dead

08/14/2013 6:11 PM EDT

PHOTO: Best Wishes Sent To Reuters Photographer Shot In Cairo

--Joanna Zelman

08/14/2013 6:09 PM EDT

AP: Third Journalist Killed

--Kavitha A. Davidson