Egyptian police

Improvised bomb wounds two at Cairo police station

By | 2013-09-02T14:47:30+00:00 September 2nd, 2013|News|

An improvised bomb exploded at a police station in downtown Cairo on Monday, wounding two workers, the state news agency said.   MENA said three people on a motorcycle hurled what it called a homemade hand grenade at the police station. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.   Egypt has been gripped by political

Egyptian police take full control of pro-Mursi camps

By | 2013-08-15T11:12:18+00:00 August 15th, 2013|News|

  Egyptian security forces have taken complete control of Rabaa al-Adawiya square, the main protest camp set up by supporters of ousted President Mohammad Mursi, the state news agency MENA reported on Wednesday.   MENA added that armed supporters  of Mursi were arrested and the rest were given a safe passage. A security source said

Dozens Reported Dead in Crackdown on Islamists

By | 2013-08-14T10:45:16+00:00 August 14th, 2013|News|

At least 32 people were reportedly killed on Wednesday morning, according to Al Jazeera, as Egyptian police began a crackdown on supporters of the deposed president and Muslim Brotherhood leader, Mohammed Morsi. Islamists told CNN the dead number 200 with thousands injured, but the government said only seven had been killed and the network was

Egyptian police arrests 12 ‘black bloc’ members after presidential palace clashes

By | 2013-04-27T19:02:11+00:00 April 27th, 2013|News|

Egyptian police arrested 12 members of the “Black Bloc” -- a violent group opposed to the Muslim Brotherhood -- after clashes outside Cairo's presidential palace, the official MENA news agency said Saturday.   Protesters hurled rocks and fire bombs at the walls of the presidential palace in Heliopolis, and torched a police vehicle, a security

Egyptian police kill second man as anti-Mursi protests flare nationwide

By | 2013-01-29T01:44:32+00:00 January 29th, 2013|News|

Egyptian police shot dead one protester in the Mediterranean city of Port Said and another in Cairo on Monday as thousands of protesters continued to protest for the third day against President Mohammed Mursi.    “A young man called Mohammed Gharib was killed by gunfire during clashes outside Arab police station in Port Said,” the

Egyptian police and gunmen clash again in Sinai

By | 2012-08-09T11:35:07+00:00 August 9th, 2012|News|

Egyptian police and gunmen traded fire in the Sinai town of al-Arish on Thursday as security forces pressed an unprecedented campaign to quell Islamist militants, state television reported.   “Clashes resumed between armed men and police forces in front of police station number two in al-Arish,” Nile News television reported, citing its correspondent there.  

Egyptian police accuse Islamist MP of ‘indecent act’ with teenage girl

By | 2012-06-09T14:57:36+00:00 June 9th, 2012|News|

Egypt’s prosecutor summoned an Islamist MP for questioning after he was caught performing an indecent act with a teenage girl, an Egyptian daily reported late Friday citing an unnamed security official.    “The normal legal procedure in this case is to send the prosecutor’s order to the People’s Assembly [Egypt’s lower house of parliament] on