Egypt president defends government amid criticism
Los Angeles Times
CAIRO — Even as Egypt came under withering new criticism from international and domestic human rights groups, interim President Adly Mansour on Thursday credited his military-backed government with bringing about "an end to the police state.".
Amnesty says Egypt violence on 'unprecedented scale'
The Egyptian authorities have tightened the noose on freedom of expression ...
How repressing the Brotherhood could have unintended consequences in Egypt
Christian Science Monitor
Al Jazeera in crosshairs as Egypt silences dissenting voices
Christian Science Monitor
As Egypt's rulers have moved to silence dissent since last July's coup, international news media have felt a chill, and none more so than Al Jazeera, the Qatari network credited with helping to spread the Arab Spring. Now the network is paying the ...
Egypt extends detention of Australian Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste
Canadian journalist held in Egypt likely to face trial, family says
Canadian journalist jailed in Egypt has detention extended for 15 days
Rights Group: Egypt Coup Stuns Democracy Trend
Civil rights and liberties around the world declined for the eighth straight year, dragged down by the Egyptian military's coup, Venezuela clinging to authoritarianism and Russian President Vladimir Putin's crackdown on opposition groups, according to ...
Egypt coup stunts democracy trend
Unknown Pharaoh's Remains Identified in Egypt
Working in cooperation with Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, lead archeologist Josef Wegner and his team from the University of Pennsylvania's Penn Museum found Senebkay's tomb earlier this month, while excavating the larger tomb of an earlier ...
Egyptian pharaoh unearthed after 3600 years
Archaeologists find remains of previously unknown pharaoh in Egypt
Unknown Egyptian pharaoh unearthed after more than 3600 years
Five policemen have been killed in Egypt in an armed attack on a checkpoint ...
Five policemen have been killed in Egypt in an armed attack on a checkpoint south of Cairo, the interior ministry has said. Two others were injured, one seriously, in the attack in Beni Suef province, some 100km (62 miles) from the capital. Two men ...
Civil Society to Egypt: Release Alaa Abd El Fattah And All Unjustly Detained ...
The military “interim government” in Egypt is cracking down on virtually all meaningful form of assembly, association, or opposition. Following the passage of a November 2013 law banning peaceful protest, dozens of activists and organizers have been ...
Renowned Scholar in Egypt Charged With Espionage
New York Times
CAIRO — An internationally respected Egyptian political scientist said Wednesday that prosecutors had filed espionage charges against him, making him the second such scholar targeted this month in a widening crackdown on dissent against last summer's ...
Egypt's evolving governance is no 'democratic transition'
In the half-year since the Egyptian military ousted President Mohamed Morsi, U.S. officials from President Obama on down have repeatedly said that the United States seeks to advance “Egypt's transition to democracy .” Unfortunately, given Egypt's ...
UN chief calls for pluralism to build stable, inclusive democracy in Egypt
Ban calls on Egypt to mark anniversary of revolution with push for pluralist ...
Egypt's president: Police state has ended
CAIRO — Egypt's military-backed interim president said Thursday that the country's uprisings have put an end to the police state and to abuses, part of a campaign to rebrand the security forces amid a heavy handed crackdown on Islamists and other ...
Obama, Clintons accused in Egypt of aiding terrorists
NEW YORK – Two new, classifed documents leaked by Egyptian security implicate President Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton in the aiding and abetting of terrorists. The documents have been entered as evidence in ...