At least 14 dead in Egyptian car bomb explosion

At least 14 people are believed to have died in a large explosion that destroyed a police headquarters in a Nile Delta city north of Cairo early Tuesday morning, according to the state news agency and a security official. Some … Read the rest

Q&A: The trial of ousted Egyptian president Morsi

Another former president of Egypt is going on trial. Mohammed Morsi, the Islamist leader who became the country’s first freely elected president only to be ousted by the military after a year in office, faces charges he incited his followers … Read the rest

Egypt’s Mubarak leaves jail for house arrest

Egypt’s toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak was transferred from prison to house arrest at a military hospital on Thursday, in a move overshadowed by a blistering crackdown against his Islamist successors.

The former strongman, forced to quit in early 2011, was … Read the rest

Army determined to crush Egypt’s Brotherhood

sinaibusMilitants killed 25 policemen on Monday in the deadliest attack of its kind in years, as Egypt’s army-installed rulers escalated a campaign to crush ousted president Mohamed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood.

The assailants fired rocket-propelled grenades at two buses carrying police … Read the rest

Egypt arrests Brotherhood’s spiritual leader

Egypt’s military-backed rulers are pressing on in their crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood with the arrest early Tuesday of the group’s spiritual leader who had been in hiding near the huge sit-in in support of the country’s ousted Islamist president, … Read the rest

Egyptian hospital ordered to note deaths as suicides

copticEgyptian authorities have ordered hospital personnel to record some of the deaths of those with gunshot wounds as suicides.

Thirty-eight prisoners died from teargas suffocation during a riot in a prison near the capital Cairo on Sunday. At least 830 … Read the rest

Egypt’s Christians terrified after church attacks

Egypt’s Christians are living in fear after a string of attacks against churches, businesses and homes they say were carried out by angry supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

As police dispersed Morsi supporters from two Cairo squares on … Read the rest

Almost 280 dead after Egyptian police storm protestors

Egypt was under a tense state of emergency Thursday after security forces stormed the Cairo protest camps supporting ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, in a bloody assault that sparked violence across the country which officials said claimed 278 lives.

The … Read the rest

Sixteen protestors shot dead in Cairo: Islamists

Sixteen Islamist activists were shot dead early on Monday during a protest outside a key Cairo army headquarters calling for ousted president Mohamed Morsi to be reinstated, his Muslim Brotherhood said.

“Sixteen people were killed and 100 others injured, many … Read the rest

Muslim Brotherhood leader vows to reinstate Morsi in Egypt

The head of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Friday vowed that the group’s followers would hold open-ended protests to press for the reinstatement of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, as violence mounted in the country.

“All the measures taken (by the army) … Read the rest

Egyptians celebrate Morsi’s ouster

The general’s voice boomed from loudspeakers set up in Cairo’s central Tahrir Square and the boisterous crowds erupted into cheers, dancing and waving a sea of red, black and white Egyptian flags.

Fireworks burst in the sky and green lasers … Read the rest

Obama Administration condemns Christian Copt protest in Egypt

coptsegyptObama fully supported protests to overthrow the relatively friendly Egyptian Government of Mubarak. U.S. support paved way for an Islamist takeover by the oppressive and violent Muslim Brotherhood.

Now those suffering the most under this brutal Islamist rule want to … Read the rest