Egypt

Egyptians Fear the Return of Repression

Protesters poured through deadlocked traffic on downtown Cairo’s Qasr Al-Ainy Street on Tuesday evening, demonstrating against a new constitutional article that allows military courts to try civlians

  • November 27, 2013
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  • Sophia Jones

Christians, Churches Attacked, Destroyed in Egypt

On June 30, when millions of Egyptians took to the streets to protest against now ousted President Mohamed Morsi, residents of Al Nazla marked Christian homes and shops with red graffiti, vowing to protect Mr. Morsi’s electoral legitimacy with “blood.”

  • August 19, 2013
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  • Kristen Chick

Egypt Descends Into Chaos

Egyptian troops staged a crackdown on protesters that turned deadly Wednesday morning in efforts to clear two antigovernment sit-ins in Cairo, a development that observers worry could plunge the already divided country further into uncontrollable violence

  • August 14, 2013
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  • MARIA ABI-HABIB And LEILA ELMERGAWI

Egypt Descends Into Civil War

Egyptian security forces shot dead dozens of supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi on Saturday, witnesses said, days after the army chief called for a popular mandate to wipe out “violence and terrorism”

  • July 27, 2013
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  • Tom Perry and Noah Browning

The Face of Egypt’s Revolution

In a spectacular interview caught on camera and uploaded to YouTube, a 12-year-old Egyptian boy excoriates the Muslim Brotherhood and relentlessly dissects their power grab from Egypt

  • July 17, 2013
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  • Josh Kinney

Egypt’s Second Revolution Turns Bloody

Egypt was braced for more mass protests on Tuesday in the wake of thekilling of 51 supporters of the deposed president, Mohamed Morsi, as political leaders bargained over the creation of a civilian transitional government to rule with military support, until new elections are held next year

  • July 9, 2013
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  • Ian Black, and Patrick Kingsley

LIVE Cam From Tahrir Square as Egypt’s Revolution Reignites

#REVOLUTION: Egypt reignites, President Morsi has been ousted, constitution has been suspended, coup underway

  • July 3, 2013
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  • Live Cam

The Egyptian Revolution, Take Two

gypt’s top generals on Monday gave President Mohamed Morsi 48 hours to respond to a wave of mass protests demanding his ouster, declaring that if he did not, then the military leaders themselves would impose their own “road map” to resolve the political crisis

  • July 1, 2013
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  • DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK, KAREEM FAHIM and BEN HUBBARD

Rival Protests Unfold in Egypt

Supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi have begun rival demonstrations on the streets of Cairo

  • June 28, 2013
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  • The BBC

The Blatant Benghazi Cover-Up

t’s a cliché, of course, but it really is true: in Washington, every scandal has a crime and a coverup. The ongoing debate about the attack on the United States facility in Benghazi where four Americans were killed, and the Obama Administration’s response to it, is no exception

  • May 13, 2013
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  • ALEX KOPPELMAN

Obama Admin Supplies Muslim Brotherhood with Tear Gas

A shipment of teargas canisters from the United States arrived at the Egyptian Abadeya Port in Suez on Sunday, according to official documents obtained by the Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper

  • April 10, 2013
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  • The Commentator

Egyptian Satirist’s Fight for Free Speech Gets Worldwide Support

With nothing to declare but his wit, Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef’s fight for free speech has been buoyed on Monday by top U.S. satirist Jon Stewart, who Youssef has been internationally likened to

  • April 2, 2013
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  • AL ARABIYA

Bahrain Cracks Down on Free Expression

The government of Bahrain has banned a specific type of free expression: the import of Guy Fawkes masks

  • February 26, 2013
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  • Josh Kinney

Egyptian Security Forces Sexually Abuse, Torture Children [Video]

Children are accusing Egypt’s security forces of widespread abuses, including torture and sexual abuse

  • February 23, 2013
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  • Meredith Bennett-Smith

Egyptian Police Protest, Won’t be Used as Tool for Political Oppression

Hundreds of Egypt’s low-ranking policemen staged protests on Tuesday demanding they not be used as a tool for political oppression in the country’s ongoing turmoil.

  • February 13, 2013
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  • Associated Press

The Anonymous Boy Who Helped Ignite Syria’s Revolution

In a listless border town, the teenager goes unnoticed, one of the hundreds of thousands of refugees who have fled the Syrian civil war, dashing across villages and farms to land in Jordan, just five miles from home. But this young man carries a burden — maybe an honor, too — that almost no one else shares

  • February 9, 2013
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  • KAREEM FAHIM and HWAIDA SAAD

Egyptians Protest Against Sexual Violence [Video]

More than 20 women were sexually assaulted last month during the second anniversary the Arab Spring protests that led to the downfall of Hosni Mubarak, former president

  • February 7, 2013
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  • Al Jazeera

Egyptian Clashes Between Protestors and Government Continue

Police tear-gassed protesters in Cairo on Monday as clashes still gripped Egypt despite a declared state of emergency. The main opposition group meanwhile rejects president Morsi’s call for a dialogue as unrest enters its fifth day. The violent unrest across Egypt rages on despite a 30-day state of emergency in Egypt starting Monday evening that President Morsi declared earlier.

  • January 28, 2013
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  • RT News

New CIA Director Advocated for Government Censorship

In his 1980 graduate thesis at the University of Texas at Austin, John Brennan denied the existence of “absolute human rights” and argued in favor of censorship on the part of the Egyptian dictatorship

  • January 23, 2013
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  • Charles C. Johnson

Was a Canadian Behind the Algeria Hostage Crisis?

Canada is investigating an allegation by the Algerian Prime Minister that one of its citizens co-ordinated the terror raid at the Saharan gas plant in which dozens of hostages were killed

  • January 22, 2013
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  • Daniel Howden

So This Is The New Year…

As for the things that have happened in the last 365 days, Infinity has rounded up some of our network’s biggest news stories of 2012

  • January 1, 2013
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  • Josh Kinney

100+ Charred Corpses Found in Syrian Town

At least 150 charred corpses were found Saturday in Deir Baalba in Homs, the Shaam Network reported as violence flared in other parts of Syria

  • December 29, 2012
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  • AL ARABIYA WITH AGENCIES

Egypt’s Anti-Islamic Naked Activist

Anti-Islamist Egyptian female activist Alia al-Mahdi who stirred anger in Egypt after protesting nude against the country’s draft constitution told Al Arabiya English Friday that she wanted to “make change” but in a different way

  • December 21, 2012
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  • MUSTAPHA AJBAILI

Alexandria Uprising (VIDEO)

Egyptian police have fired teargas to disperse clashes in the port city of Alexandria. Thousands of Islamists were met with furious opposition as the first gathered to support Egypt’s new constitution, which enshrines Islamic law in the legal code

  • December 21, 2012
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  • RT News
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