Egypt crisis

Sisi makes pre-vote campaign splash in Egypt

A huge poster of former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stands tall near Cairo`s iconic Tahrir Square, one of thousands that have sprung up across Egypt.

Apr 14, 2014, 15:13 PM IST

Egyptian Interior Ministry official assassinated

Armed assailants Tuesday shot dead a senior official of the Egyptian interior ministry near his house in Giza province.

Jan 28, 2014, 15:48 PM IST

Egypt`s Tahrir Square gears up for rallies

Egypt`s Army-backed interim government is sprucing up Cairo`s famed Tahrir Square ahead of planned celebrations in honor of the military this weekend. Supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi are also planning counter-rallies in the square.

Oct 02, 2013, 22:42 PM IST

Egypt: Journalist and lawyer held in crackdown

An Egyptian labor lawyer and a journalist have been detained, raising rights activists` concerns that the military-led government is widening its crackdown to include non-Islamist critics of its policies.

Sep 07, 2013, 08:38 AM IST

Brotherhood demands fact-finding panel for detainees

Muslim Brotherhood has demanded the formation of an independent fact-finding committee to carry out surprise inspections of detention centres and investigate all violations committed against prisoners.

Sep 02, 2013, 19:09 PM IST

US criticizes arrest of Brotherhood leader in Egypt

The United States on Tuesday criticized the arrest of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie in Egypt.

Aug 21, 2013, 09:05 AM IST

US military aid to Egypt has stopped: Senate aide

The United States has halted military aid to Egypt, a Senate aide said on Tuesday, describing what would be a rebuke of the once stalwart US ally`s crackdown on Islamist opponents and the military ouster of its president.

Aug 21, 2013, 09:01 AM IST

UN political affairs chief to hold dialogue in Cairo

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said Under Secretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman will "have a wide range of dialogue" in Cairo, Egypt, starting Tuesday amid the ongoing violence in that country.

Aug 20, 2013, 13:29 PM IST

No US solution to quell chaos in Egypt, Syria: Experts

While the political situation unravels in Egypt and a civil war rages in Syria, American analysts believe the US may be out of options to quell the bloodshed.

Aug 20, 2013, 12:44 PM IST

`No US credibility in Middle East after Obama`s mishandling of Egypt crisis`

US Senator John McCain has slammed President Barack Obama for his handling of the crisis in Egypt.

Aug 19, 2013, 16:13 PM IST

Egypt considers disbanding Muslim Brotherhood

Egyptian authorities are considering disbanding the Muslim Brotherhood group, spokesman for the Egyptian Cabinet said.

Aug 17, 2013, 20:04 PM IST

Diplomatic push to resolve Egypt crisis

A senior US envoy held talks in Egypt on Sunday amid efforts to resolve the stand-off between supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and the army-installed interim government.

Aug 04, 2013, 09:41 AM IST

Where is Mohamed Morsi? Egypt`s extreme ways to keep a secret

The military also has reportedly moved Morsi at least three times.

Aug 01, 2013, 08:44 AM IST

US to deliver four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt despite unrest

The US is moving ahead with plans to deliver four F-16s to Egypt despite the ongoing debate about the military toppling Morsi.

Jul 11, 2013, 09:30 AM IST

Amid Egypt crisis, India worries over oil bill

India`s oil import bill will be a matter of concern if oil prices shoot up further, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Sunday.

Feb 06, 2011, 22:34 PM IST

Lava bubbling below the surface, warns Pak daily

There is "a lava bubbling under the surface" in Pakistan, said an editorial in a Pakistani daily as it commented on the political upheaval in Tunisia and Egypt.

Feb 01, 2011, 15:35 PM IST

Egypt turmoil: Evacuated Indians thank AI, govt

More than 300 Indians evacuated from Egypt in the midst of a political upheaval, reached Mumbai.

Jan 31, 2011, 20:51 PM IST

US’ role in Egypt crisis `shameful`: Venezuelan Prez

The socialist Hugo Chavez has generally cast himself as pro-Arab.

Jan 31, 2011, 15:35 PM IST