Egypt

Troops killed as Egypt unrest continues

Troops killed as Egypt unrest continues

Suspected militants have killed six Egyptian soldiers near the Suez Canal and fired rocket-propelled grenades at a state satellite station in Cairo, suggesting an Islamist insurgency is gathering pace three months after an army takeover.

Dozens die in Egypt clashes

Dozens die in Egypt clashes

At least 44 people have been killed during protests across Egypt, a security source and the state news agency says.

Egypt announces Mursi criminal probe

Egypt announces Mursi criminal probe

Egypt has announced a criminal investigation against deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, with prosecutors saying they were examining complaints of spying, inciting violence and ruining the economy.

Egyptian army moves against Brotherhood

Egyptian army moves against Brotherhood

The leader of the Muslim Brotherhood has been arrested by Egyptian security forces in a crackdown against the Islamist movement after the army ousted the country's first democratically elected president.

Egyptians rejoice after Mursi toppled

Egyptians rejoice after Mursi toppled

Egypt's armed forces have overthrown Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, sparking wild rejoicing in the streets at the prospect of new elections as a range of political leaders backed a new political transition.

Egypt army gives 48-hour ultimatum

Egypt army gives 48-hour ultimatum

Egypt's armed forces have handed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi a virtual ultimatum to share power, giving feuding politicians 48 hours to compromise or have the army impose its own road map for the country.

Violence in wake of Cairo funerals

Violence in wake of Cairo funerals

One person was killed and more than 80 were wounded in clashes at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in central Cairo after a funeral service for four Egyptian Christians killed in sectarian violence with Muslims, state media said.

Egypt protesters torch buildings, target Suez Canal

Egypt protesters torch buildings, target Suez Canal

Egyptian protesters torched buildings in Cairo and tried unsuccessfully to disrupt international shipping on the Suez Canal, as a court ruling on a deadly soccer riot stoked rage in a country beset by worsening security.

Violent clashes continue in Egypt

Violent clashes continue in Egypt

Protesters wearing surgical masks, scarves and hoods clashed with police wielding tear gas as violence in the Egyptian city of Port Said entered its fifth day.

Sexual violence rises in Morsi's Egypt

Sexual violence rises in Morsi's Egypt

Reem Abdellatif describes the fear and loathing women feel these days in Tahrir Square, Egypt.

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