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Egypt

'Egypt returns to pre-2011 situation'
Egyptian people believe the labeling of the Muslim Brotherhood as terrorist, the imprisoning of protest leaders, and the crackdown on dissent, has returned the country to a police state worse than under Mubarak, journalist Shahira Amin told RT.

26.12.2013 10:19

Egypt formally declares Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group
The crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has intensified, with the government formally listing the group as a terrorist organization and accusing it of being behind a recent suicide attack that killed 16 people.

25.12.2013 21:44

Egypt arrests Morsi's former PM
Egyptian police have arrested the former prime minister under ex-President Mohamed Morsi. Hisham Qandil was arrested in the desert outside of Cairo while trying to escape to Sudan with a smuggler, the Interior Ministry stated.

24.12.2013 22:18

Egyptian govt spokesman describes Muslim Brotherhood as 'terrorist' group
Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem Al Beblawi condemned explosions early Tuesday at a police headquarters in Mansoura that killed at least 14 as an act of terrorism, vowing to “pursue the criminals who executed, planned and supported that attack.”

24.12.2013 02:10

14 dead, 130 injured as explosion destroys police office in Egypt
Explosions at a police headquarters in Mansoura, Egypt, early Tuesday morning killed at least 14 people and injured 130, according to Egypt's health ministry.

23.12.2013 23:50

Dozens of protesters arrested in clashes across Egypt (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Egyptian police have used tear gas to quash numerous protests across the country, arresting dozens of people rallying against the military rule and recently passed legislation outlawing spontaneous rallies near places of worship.

07.12.2013 00:27

Russian bear steps in as American Empire unravels in Middle East
US power in the Middle East is in decline, and American allies in the region are beginning to think of new alternatives to Washington.

05.12.2013 08:57

Syria membership in Arab League to be restored after Geneva-2 deal reached – Secretary General
Syrian membership in the Arab League will be resumed immediately after an agreement is reached at the Geneva-2 peace talks and certain changes take place, the organization’s Secretary General Nabil Elaraby said in an exclusive interview with RT.

01.12.2013 19:44

Tear gas, stones, clashes in Cairo amid new anti-protest law
Police fired tear gas and used batons to beat back stone throwing protesters in Cairo on Saturday, as Egypt’s constitutional panel began voting on a new constitution’s final draft, amid fears that one of its laws may curb the right to peaceful protest.

30.11.2013 18:07

US concerned with widening crackdown in Egypt
The US has expressed concern over the increased crackdown on unauthorized protests against the new law heavily restricting demonstrations, as Egypt’s police arrested nearly 200 people on Friday.

30.11.2013 02:16

UN 'seriously concerned' over Egypt's crackdown on dissent
UN chief Ban Ki-moon expressed unease Wednesday about the impact of Egypt’s new law which restricts assemblies following a crackdown and the arrest of dozens of activists angry at the new measure.

27.11.2013 23:52

Back to days of Mubarak? Egypt’s police clash with activists as protest law takes effect
Police clashed with protesters in Egypt’s capital of Cairo as hundreds of activists came out to defy the new law banning public gatherings of more than ten people. Teargas and water cannons were fired as security forces enforced the new legislation.

27.11.2013 00:39