Deadly Egypt Protests - Emergency Declared

President Mohamed Mursi has enforced emergency law in three Suez Canal governorates and called for dialogue with prominent politicians after deadly clashes.

  • Egypt:  Mursi Declares State of Emergency

    Aswat Masriya, 27 January 2013

    President Mohamed Mursi on Sunday enforced emergency law in three Suez Canal governorates for 30 days and called for dialogue with prominent politicians on Sunday. read more »

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  • Egypt:  More Die in Port Said Unrest

    Aswat Masriya, 27 January 2013

    The Egyptian state television quoted the Ministry of Health on Sunday which reported that the death toll rose up to seven in Port Said. read more »

  • Egypt:  National Salvation Front to Boycott Elections

    Aswat Masriya, 26 January 2013

    Egypt's National Salvation Front announced on Saturday that it will boycott the upcoming parliamentarian elections if the president does not respond to their demands of forming a ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Sixteen Die in Clashes Over Death Sentences

    Aswat Masriya, 26 January 2013

    Sixteen people on Saturday were killed and 176 others were injured in ongoing Port Said clashes following a court verdict that sentenced 21 defendants to death. read more »

  • Egypt:  Armed Forces Reopen Suez-Ain Sokhna Road

    Aswat Masriya, 27 January 2013

    Egypt's Third Army field forces in Suez reopened on Sunday the (Suez - Ain Sokhna), after being cut off. read more »

  • Egypt:  U.S. Embassy in Cairo Suspends Services Due to Security Concerns

    Aswat Masriya, 27 January 2013

    The American mission in Cairo has suspended its services on Sunday due to security concerns surrounding the embassy. read more »

  • Egypt:  Revolution Deviating From Peaceful Course - Mursi

    Aswat Masriya, 27 January 2013

    President Mohamed Mursi on Sunday said in a speech addressed to the nation that the revolution is deviating from its peaceful course. read more »

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  • Egypt:  NDC Condemns Violence, Urges Peaceful Protest

    Egypt State Information Service, 27 January 2013

    The National Defense Council (NDC) denounced on Saturday 26/1/2013 resorting to violence in clashes erupted in main cities and called for dialogue and respecting the rule of law. read more »

  • Egypt:  Rights Groups Condemn Arrest of Activists for Filming Clashes

    Aswat Masriya, 27 January 2013

    Rights groups have condemned the arrest of two activists during their filming of clashes between security forces and protesters from their balconies in Qasr Al-Aini Street near ... read more »

  • Egypt:  British Embassy in Cairo Suspends Public Services

    Aswat Masriya, 27 January 2013

    The British embassy in Cairo said on its official website on Sunday that it will suspend its public services, without citing reasons. read more »

  • Egypt:  British Foreign Office Condemns Violence in Egypt

    Aswat Masriya, 27 January 2013

    Foreign Office Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt has condemned the recent violence that Egypt has witnessed in light of its second anniversary of the 2011 uprising that ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Teargas and Shots At Port Said Funeral

    Aswat Masriya, 27 January 2013

    Tens of thousands of Port Said residents rallied on Sunday to mourn 29 people who were killed in violence that erupted on Saturday when a court sentenced 21 defendants to death for ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Army Spokesman Dismisses Reported Deaths, Injuries

    Egypt State Information Service, 26 January 2013

    The Armed Forces denied reports that scores of army men in Sinai were killed and injured in a criminal attack against them. read more »

  • Egypt:  Deadly Clashes Follow Soccer Riot Verdict

    Tunis Afrique Presse, 26 January 2013

    At least 30 people died Saturday in Port Said, officials say, in clashes sparked by the sentencing to death of 21 local people over football riots in Egypt. read more »

Photo: Xinhua/STR

Protesters gather at Tahrir square during a demonstration against president Muhammad Morsi in Cairo, Dec. 1, 2012. Egypt's Constituent Assembly (CA) approved almost unanimously the final draft of constitution early Friday morning.

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