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Morsi backers call for 18 days of Egypt protests

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 19:53

An Islamist alliance backing deposed president Mohamed Morsi called for 18 days of protests from Friday, as Egypt on January 25 marks three years since the revolt that ousted his predecessor.

Egypt police arrest nearly 200 over illegal protests

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 09:28

Egyptian police arrested nearly 200 people on Friday, clamping down harshly on Islamists defying a new law banning unauthorised demonstrations that has also angered prominent secular activists.

Egypt kung fu champion `stripped of gold medal` for supporting Morsi

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 12:06

A kung fu champion in Egypt has been stripped of a gold medal for showing support for ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

Two dead as Morsi supporters hold new rallies in Egypt

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 09:08

Two people were killed on Saturday when clashes broke out between supporters and opponents of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi as thousands demonstrated despite a sustained government crackdown on Islamists.

Army chief calls on Egyptians for rallies to fight `terror`

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 17:15

Egypt`s powerful Army chief on Wednesday appealed to people to hold nationwide rallies on Friday and give him a mandate to crush "terrorism and violence" by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Egypt braces for rival protests on Morsi ouster

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 21:11

Supporters and opponents of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi launched rival protest rallies on the first Friday of the holy month of Ramadan.

Egypt`s interim Prez meets Army Chief, 36 killed in violence

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 09:22

Egypt`s interim President Adly Mansour on Saturday held talks with the Army Chief and interior minister to discuss ways to ensure security amid violent clashes between supporters and opponents of deposed President Mohammed Morsi that claimed at least 36 lives.

`Everybody must show restraint` in Egypt: Obama

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 22:22

US President Barack Obama called on all parties in Egypt to show restraint in mass protests against President Mohamed Mursi, and specifically warned against attacks on women.

Egypt`s opposition reaches out to Mubarak`s party

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 20:55

Egypt`s largest opposition grouping is reaching out to members of Hosni Mubarak`s ruling party as it gears up for a protest campaign against the President.

Clashes erupt in Egypt over Islamist governors

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 08:52

Clashes have erupted between supporters and opponents of Egypt`s president and his Muslim Brotherhood over his appointment of new Islamist governors, some in areas where opponents are strong.

Egypt police in new protests demanding more rights

Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 09:07

It was the year`s third wave of strikes by police, who demand incentives to work, like better wages, greater firepower and more benefits.

Fresh violence erupts at mass funeral in Egypt

Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 20:44

The funeral of 37 people killed in the riots on Saturday was attended by thousands who mourned the loss.