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Army chief says ‘room for all in Egypt’ as 36 killed in attempted prison break

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 09:16

Egyptian military chief, Gen Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, has urged that “there is room for everyone” in the country even as at least 36 Muslim Brotherhood prisoners were killed on late Sunday night while attempting to escape jail.

France`s Hollande condemns `unacceptable` Egypt violence

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 08:54

French President Francois Hollande on Sunday condemned the "unacceptable" level of violence in Egypt, calling for dialogue and swift elections, after a meeting with the Saudi foreign minister.

Jimmy Carter `deeply concerned` over Egypt violence

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 11:34

Former US President Jimmy Carter called for calm in Egypt, warning that the escalating violence was jeopardising any hope of future reconciliation.

Egypt violence: Security forces rounds up 1,000 Islamist supporters

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 13:45

Egyptian authorities rounded up more than 1,000 Islamists as the Muslim Brotherhood leadership defiantly called a week of nationwide protests starting on Saturday after a day of carnage.

Churches become latest target amid bloodbath in Egypt

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 12:11

More churches across Egypt are being stormed and torched as the Virgin Mary Church, which has been a peaceful refuge for Shenouda El Sayeh was also subject to recent violence.

Egypt violence: Security forces enter mosque, persuade Islamist supporters to leave

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 09:37

Egypt security forces reportedly entered a Cairo mosque, where Islamist supporters were holed up, with each side accusing the other of opening fire, officials and Islamists said.

Egypt violence: 100 dead, Muslim Brotherhood calls for rallies

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 08:49

The Muslim Brotherhood defiantly called for a week of protests across Egypt starting on Saturday, a day after more than 100 people died in clashes between Islamists and the security forces pushed the country ever closer to anarchy

Egyptian PM defends action against protesters

Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 09:19

Security forces struggled to clamp a lid on Egypt on Thursday after hundreds of people were killed when authorities forcibly broke up camps of protesters.

Egypt violence: 15 Cairo street vendors killed

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 10:48

At least 15 people were killed today night in a brawl between Cairo street vendors over space, including 13 who were burned to death, a security source told a news agency.

Egypt bloodshed: US warns as scores of Morsi supporters shot

Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 09:07

Thousands of Brotherhood supporters were hunkered down in a vigil at a Cairo mosque on Sunday.

EU deplores Egypt violence, calls for return to civilian rule

Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 22:46

The European Union said on Saturday it deplored the loss of life in Egypt and was following developments there with concern after deadly clashes in Cairo.

US, UN condemn violence in Egypt

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 09:44

The US and the United Nations have condemned the violence that has erupted in Egypt following the ouster of Mohamed Morsi, and asked Egyptians to resolve their differences peacefully.