Curfew-defying protesters continue 7th day of anti-government demonstrations calling for Mubarak's removal; Al-Jazeera network says 6 English-language journalists in custody but broadcasts continue.
Month: January 2011
Opposition groups call for a million people to gather in Tahrir Square and force Mubarak to step down by end of week.
Instability gripping neighbors will only strengthen PMâ€™s default setting – any peace accord must have ironclad security arrangements.
American leaders are wrestling between Washington's demands for democracy and strategic coziness with dictatorial regimes.
Egypt sent its tanks into Cairo over the weekend and its fighter planes soared through the skies overhead in an effort to persuade protesters to return home.
The top shareholder in the East Mediterranean Gas Company (EMG) has fled Egypt, according to a report by the Associated Press.
Responding five days after the unprecedented protest rallies in Egypt, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said that Obama administration threatened to review and cut military aid to Egypt, which has totaled $28 billion since 1975.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has succumbed to fears of a revolution and announced Saturday the appointment of intelligence chief Omar Suleiman as his first-ever vice president. He also dismissed his cabinet.
Egypt copied Iranian tactics of two years ago and used brutal force by police and prisoners against anti-government protesters Saturday, killing at least 108. The army is standing by but has not taken part in stamping out opposition rallies.
When I received word of the fatal car bomb attack on Coptic worshipers leaving the Saints Coptic Church in Alexandria after this year's New Year's mass,