Egypt: 29 killed in clashes on 3rd anniversary of uprising
In Tahrir Square, the heart of the 18-day uprising against dictator Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians gathered to mark the day with celebrations and to show their support for Egypt's army chief, Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. "I'm here today to celebrate the Jan.
At least 29 dead in Egypt as throngs commemorate revolution
Amid Egypt's uprising anniversary, US condemns violence, pledges Middle East ...
Egypt clashes kill 29 on third anniversary of revolution
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Dozens Dead in Widespread Violence in Egypt
Wall Street Journal
Reuters. CAIRO—The third anniversary of Egypt's 2011 uprising was marred by widespread violence on Saturday when at least 29 people were killed and hundreds detained in clashes around the country between police and supporters and opponents of the ...
US Citizen and Local Filmmaker Detained in Egypt
Ahmed Hassan, a lawyer with the Hisham Mubarak Law Center, told The Associated Press that U.S. citizen Jeremy Hodge, 26, of Los Angeles, and Egyptian filmmaker Hossam Eddin el-Meneai, 36, were arrested Wednesday night at their apartment in the ...
Peter Greste: Egypt detention is 'attack on press freedom'
An Australian journalist, who is being held in an Egyptian jail with two colleagues, says their detention is an "attack on freedom of speech". "We have not been formally charged, much less convicted of any crime," Peter Greste wrote in a letter. The Al ...
Detained Al Jazeera journalist: 'Our arrest is not a mistake' by Egypt
Egypt extends detention of Australian al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste
Peter Greste declares battle for freedom of speech in Egypt after prolonged ...
Protesters killed in clashes across Egypt on anniversary of 2011 uprising
At least 29 people were killed during clashes with Egyptian security forces on Saturday, as opposing political forces rallied on the anniversary of the 2011 revolution that toppled former president Hosni Mubarak. Three years on from an uprising that ...
Libya says Egyptians were kidnapped in retaliation for militia chief's arrest
No group claimed responsibility, but the Islamist-leaning Operations Room for Libya Revolutionaries, one of the many militias that fought Gaddafi in the NATO-backed uprising, reported its commander had been arrested in Egypt. The Operations Room, a ...
Timing, power of blast at Cairo police HQ raises fears
(CNN) -- A plume of black smoke rose over Cairo early Friday after a powerful explosion hit the city's police headquarters, killing at least four people and wounding more than 50 others, Egyptian authorities said. The blast struck a key symbol of ...
Prolonged Fight Feared in Egypt After Bombings
New York Times
CAIRO — Three years after the start of its revolt for democracy, the capital was shaken Friday by four deadly bombings, in the clearest sign yet that Egypt is entering a prolonged and violent struggle between the military-backed government and a ...
THE numbers looked promising. The referendum on Egypt's new constitution that concluded on January 14th showed a respectable turnout of 38% and a walloping 98% yes vote. This seemed to signal broad approval not just of the charter but of the path set ...
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