Egypt has asked YouTube to remove a video showing a naked woman with injuries being dragged through Cairo`s Tahrir Square after being sexually assaulted during celebrations for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi`s inauguration.
At least one person was killed and over 50 people were injured across Egypt Tuesday as protestors marked the second anniversary of the deadly clashes that took place in 2011 on Mohamed Mahmoud Street near the iconic Tahrir square.
Where tents once sprouted and giant crowds chanted against their rulers, Egypt`s interim Prime Minister on Monday inaugurated the start of what is to be a memorial to protesters killed in the country`s revolutionary turmoil in the center of Tahrir Square.
Suspected militants killed six Egyptian soldiers near the Suez Canal and fired rocket-propelled grenades at a state satellite station in Cairo on Monday, suggesting an Islamist insurgency was gathering pace three months after an Army takeover.
Defying a crackdown, thousands of supporters of Egypt`s Muslim Brotherhood marched through a Cairo suburb on Friday toward the site of their former protest camp that was crushed by security forces in August, a Reuters witness said.
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.
Three Egyptians were killed during clashes between supporters and opponents of deposed President Mohamed Morsi, after thousands rallied in Egyptian cities demanding the reinstatement of the Islamist leader.
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.