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Reuters | Sunday April 7, 2013
Five Egyptians were killed and eight wounded in clashes between Christians and Muslims in a town near Cairo, security sources said on Saturday, in the latest sectarian violence in the most populous Arab state.
Associated Press | Saturday March 9, 2013
Many residents of Port Said, which is located on the Mediterranean at the northern tip of the Suez Canal, have seen the trial as unjust and politicized, and soccer fans in the city have felt that authorities were biased in favor of Al-Ahly, Egypt'...
Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 9, 2013
A court in Cairo was set on Saturday to deliver a verdict on 52 people allegedly involved in a deadly football stadium riot, in a case that has already sparked widespread violence and threats of further unrest.
Reuters | Friday February 1, 2013
Thousands of opponents of President Mohamed Morsi returned to the streets of Egypt on Friday, demanding his overthrow after the deadliest violence of his seven months in power.
Associated Press | Monday January 28, 2013
Riot police fired tear gas at rock-throwing protesters in central Cairo on Monday, a day after Egypt's president declared a state of emergency in three provinces hit hardest by political violence and vowed to deal "firmly and forcefully" with the unr...
Reuters | Monday January 28, 2013
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi declared a month-long state of emergency on Sunday in three cities along the Suez Canal which have been the focus of anti-government violence that has killed dozens of people over the past four days.
Associated Press | Sunday January 27, 2013
Egyptian health officials say the death toll from rioting in the city of Port Said has risen to 31.
Agence-France-Presse | Sunday January 27, 2013
Protesters attacked police stations and set tyres alight and relatives of those who were sentenced clashed with security forces as they tried to storm the prison in Port Said where the defendants are being held.
Agence France Presse | Saturday January 26, 2013
Among those on trial are nine security officials. The soccer melee on February 1, 2012 between Port Said's Al-Masry fans and Cairo's Al-Ahly fans was the world's deadliest soccer violence in 15 years.
Reuters | Friday January 25, 2013
Youths fought Egyptian police in Cairo and Alexandria on Friday on the second anniversary of the revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak and brought the election of an Islamist president who protesters accuse of riding roughshod over the new democracy.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 26, 2012
President Mohamed Morsi is to address Egypt on Wednesday, after signing into law a contentious constitution he and Islamist allies backed to the fury of the opposition and to international concern.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 25, 2012
Authorities in Egypt are to release official results on Tuesday of a constitutional referendum that the ruling Islamists say they have already won but which the opposition alleges was marred by fraud.
Associated Press | Saturday December 22, 2012
Violence erupted between Egypt's divided camps on Friday, the eve of the final round of a referendum on a constitution that has polarized the nation, as Islamists and their opponents pelted each other with stones while police fired tear gas in the st...
Reuters | Friday December 21, 2012
Supporters of President Mohamed Morsi and his opponents hurled rocks at each other in Egypt's second city on the eve of a final vote on a new constitution shaped by Islamists.
Reuters | Thursday December 6, 2012
Egypt's Republican Guard ordered rival demonstrators to leave the area around the presidential palace in Cairo on Thursday after fierce overnight clashes that killed seven people.