Egypt`s soccer riot sentence sparks violence, 2 killed

An Egyptian court on Saturday upheld death sentences against 21 convicts of last year`s deadly soccer riot that killed 74 people, and acquitted 28 others, sparking off widespread violence that claimed at least two lives.

Egyptian Army takes over Port Said police HQ

Egyptian army today took control of the Port Said Security Directorate, the police headquarters, to calm tensions in the Suez Canal city, as clashes between protesters and security forces intensified ahead of a court verdict on the deadly 2012 football riots.

Egyptian Army takes over Port Said police HQ

Egyptian Army took control of the Port Said Security Directorate, the police headquarters, to calm tensions in the Suez Canal city, as clashes between protesters and security forces intensified ahead of a court verdict.

Egyptian army takes over Port Said police HQ

Egyptian army took control of Port Said Security Directorate, to clam tensions in Suez Canal city, as clashes between protesters and forces intensified ahead of court verdict on 2012 football riots.

Egypt`s police protest against Muslim Brotherhood

Thousands of low-ranking policemen protested what they claim is the politicisation of the force in favour of the President`s Muslim Brotherhood party.

Egyptians rally for civilians killed in Port Said

Thousands of Egyptians of the restive Suez Canal city of Port Said rallied on Monday in a funeral procession for civilians killed during street battles with police, as the military deployed soldiers to secure the gathering.

Strike, protests hit Egypt`s Port Said for 3rd day

A third day of protests and strikes brought the restive city of Port Said to a halt today, as residents demanded security officials be held accountable for the killings of nearly 50 people in riots last month.

Marches, disobedience drive in Egypt`s Port Said

Marchers converged on the provincial governor`s office in order to rally the support of government employees, some of whom reportedly responded to protesters` calls.

Arab Spring gives rise to new challenges

The euphoria of the Arab Spring has given way to the sobering challenge of creating rights-respecting democracies, Human Rights Watch said.

Egypt risks ‘collapse of state’, warns Army chief

Army chief’s comments were a part of address to the cadets at military academy.