Egypt unrest

Two dead as Islamists and police clash in Cairo

Two people were killed Friday when Islamist protesters and police clashed in Cairo just hours after unidentified attackers shot dead two soldiers including a senior officer in the Egyptian capital.

Nov 29, 2014, 00:01 AM IST

Over 1,000 Morsi supporters arrested in Egypt

As many as 1,079 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi were arrested over charges of rioting and attempted violence, the country`s interior ministry said in a statement early Sunday.

Jan 26, 2014, 12:54 PM IST

Egypt: Mohamed Morsi held in a `safe place’

Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is being held in a `safe place,` a foreign ministry spokesman has said.

Jul 11, 2013, 12:42 PM IST

Egypt unrest: Morsi`s ouster coup or not? US undecided yet

US has asked the powerful military and the interim government in Egypt to move towards a sustainable democracy.

Jul 11, 2013, 10:25 AM IST

US asks Egypt to address concerns of its people

Amid raging popular protests and a deepening political crisis in Egypt, the US has conveyed to Cairo that it needs to "listen to its people" and address their concerns, as democracy is not merely limited to conducting elections.

Jul 03, 2013, 08:41 AM IST

Egyptian military deploys troops, tanks around Cairo

Some of the tanks are located in the square of Rab`a al- Adawiyah in east Cairo where Islamists intend to stage massive protests on Friday in support of President Mursi, who would complete his one year in office this weekend.

Jun 27, 2013, 09:33 AM IST

Cairo hotel comes under attack as Egypt unrest continues

Egyptian PM Hesham Qandil rushed to visit a five-star hotel near Tahrir Square to assuage a panic-stricken hospitality industry.

Jan 29, 2013, 21:08 PM IST

Egypt Army apologises but says no immediate step down

Egypt`s military rulers said, Parliamentary elections will start on schedule next week despite escalating unrest.

Nov 24, 2011, 13:42 PM IST