Egypt

In this April 13, 2013 photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waves to his supporters from behind bars as he attends a hearing in his retrial on appeal in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo, File)

Egypt’s Mubarak may be released; 25 police killed

CAIRO (AP) — Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who is on retrial for the killings of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising that led to his ouster, could be released from custody later this […]

08/19/2013

Egyptian army soldiers take their positions on top and next to their armored vehicles while guarding an entrance to Tahrir square, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Egypt: 36 killed in prison truck escape attempt

CAIRO (AP) – Egyptian police fired tear gas Sunday in an attempt to free a guard from rioting detainees, killing at least 36 as the country’s military leader vowed to tolerate no more violence after […]

08/18/2013

A supporter of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi shouts during clashes with Egyptian security forces in Cairo's Nasr City district, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo, File)

Egypt: Islamists hit Christian churches

CAIRO (AP) – After torching a Franciscan school, Islamists paraded three nuns on the streets like “prisoners of war” before a Muslim woman offered them refuge. Two other women working at the school were sexually […]

08/17/2013

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Egypt considers outlawing Muslim Brotherhood

CAIRO (AP) – Egyptian authorities are considering disbanding the Muslim Brotherhood group, a government spokesman said Saturday, once again outlawing a group that held the pinnacle of government power just more than a month earlier. […]

08/17/2013

Egyptian army soldiers take their positions on top and next to their armored vehicles while guarding an entrance to Tahrir square, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

At least 37 killed across country in Egypt clashes

CAIRO (AP) — Heavy gunfire rang out Friday throughout Cairo as tens of thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters clashed with vigilante residents in the fiercest street battles to engulf the capital since the country’s Arab […]

08/16/2013

Egyptian army soldiers take their positions on top and next to their armored vehicles while guarding an entrance to Tahrir square, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Latest developments in Egypt

See an extensive interactive graphic with photos, details and updates covering the ongoing situation in Egypt.

08/16/2013

Egyptian Army soldiers take their positions on top of their armored vehicles while guarding an entrance to Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

10 Things to Know for Today

The Associated Press – Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ‘DAY OF RAGE’ IN EGYPT The Muslim Brotherhood pushed for nationwide marches to […]

08/16/2013

A man holds the body of a supporter of ousted President Mohammed Morsi at the El-Iman mosque in Cairo's Nasr City, Egypt, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Ahmed Gomaa)

Death toll from Egypt violence surpasses 600

CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian Health Ministry has raised the death toll from the day’s violence that followed a crackdown on two camps housing supporters of the ousted president to 638. Ministry spokesman Mohammed Fathallah […]

08/15/2013

President Barack Obama makes a statement to the media regarding events in Egypt, from his rental vacation home in Chilmark Mass. on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama cancels US-Egyptian military exercise

CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama has scrapped joint U.S.-Egypt military exercises scheduled for next month, saying American cooperation with the Egyptian government cannot continue when civilians are being killed in the streets. He […]

08/15/2013

Egyptian security forces detain protesters as they clear a sit-in by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in the eastern Nasr City district of Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Ahmed Gomaa)

Hundreds reported killed as Egypt smashes protests

CAIRO (AP) — In Egypt’s bloodiest day since the Arab Spring began, riot police Wednesday smashed two protest camps of supporters of the deposed Islamist president, touching off street violence that officials said killed nearly […]

08/14/2013

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