| Dec 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
KERDASA, Egypt — Three times a week without fail, the sound of ancient chants reverberates from the blackened walls of the Church of the Archangel Michael. Once aglow with precious icons and flickering candlelight, the Coptic church outside Cairo...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 1:13 PM
CAIRO -- In a sharp escalation of the confrontation between Egypt’s military-backed administration and the Muslim Brotherhood, the interim government on Wednesday declared the Islamist movement a terrorist organization.
The step gives Egyptian...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 12:39 AM
CAIRO -- An explosive device went off Thursday outside a university campus in the Egyptian capital, injuring at least four people on a passing bus, witnesses said.
A short time later, another small blast went off in the area. Officials said the...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 5:53 AM
CAIRO -- Violent clashes at an Islamic university that has become a flash point for protests left at least one student dead Saturday, according to activists and Egyptian state media. A second student was reported to be in critical condition.
| Dec 29, 2013
| 11:00 AM
CAIRO -- An explosion hit a military intelligence building northeast of Cairo on Sunday, the second blast in less than a week to strike an Egyptian security installation. Four people were injured, the military’s chief spokesman said.
| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:42 AM
CAIRO -- Four journalists working for Al Jazeera have been arrested by Egyptian authorities, the pan-Arab satellite channel said on its website, in an apparent escalation of Egyptian authorities’ harsh campaign against the Muslim Brotherhood....
| Dec 31, 2013
| 1:39 PM
One of the great challenges of making a documentary about current events is that the story continues after the cameras stop rolling. For documentarians, that means they need to make tough decisions about when to stop shooting — and in the case of...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:48 AM
CAIRO -- Officials of an Egyptian telecommunications provider have been summoned by state prosecutors for questioning in connection with allegations that Muppet-like characters in one of the company's advertisements made coded references to acts of...
| Jan 3, 2014
It's increasingly evident that the military rulers of Egypt are determined to intimidate and silence their political opponents, whether they are members of the Muslim Brotherhood or secular Egyptians who believe the generals are betraying the spirit of...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 2:45 PM
CAIRO -- Police officers battled protesters in the streets of several Egyptian cities during what Muslim Brotherhood supporters called the “Friday of igniting revolution,” with the Health Ministry reporting at least 13 people dead and 57...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 9:02 AM
CAIRO -- In a case that was seen as part of a broadening crackdown on secular activists, a brother and sister who were active in the uprising against Hosni Mubarak were given suspended one-year jail terms on Sunday in connection with an attack on a...