05/27/2014 . By TIMEP

In efforts to increase turnout in the election, with reports indicating that somewhere between 15% and 30% voted the previous day, the government declared a national holiday and extended voting

04/29/2014 . By TIMEP

On April 28, 2014, a judge in Minya issued a now-notorious verdict sentencing nearly 700 purported Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death; on the same day, a Cairo court issued an

04/28/2014 . By TIMEP

The Egyptian Court for Urgent Matters has banned all activities of the April 6 Youth Movement on charges of espionage and distorting the image of the Egyptian state. Lawyer Ashraf

04/07/2014 . By TIMEP

An appeals court upheld the three-year prison sentences of leaders in the April 6 Youth Movement. Ahmed Maher, Mohammed Adel, and Ahmed Douma were charged in late 2013 with breaking

01/26/2014 . By TIMEP

The interim government announced that presidential elections would be held before parliamentary elections, though no date was set for either. Mansour issued the decision after consultations with various political groups.

12/22/2013 . By TIMEP

Ahmed Douma, Mohammed Adel, and Ahmed Maher, who played instrumental roles in organizing and executing the January 2011 revolution as part of the April 6 Youth Movement, were convicted by

06/30/2013 . By TIMEP

By mid-May, the Tamarod campaign had collected two million signatures, and they hit their goal of 15 million by mid-June – more than the 13 million votes that were cast

11/26/2012 . By TIMEP

President Morsi met with the Supreme Judicial Council tonight to discuss his presidential decree of November 22. Clashes today occurred near the U.S. Embassy and in Tahrir Square. Near Omar

11/20/2012 . By TIMEP

Clashes continued from yesterday on Qasr al-Eini Street near Tahrir Square. Gunfire was audible. Protesters attempted to break into a hospital and the Shura Council building. At least 61 people

01/25/2012 . By TIMEP

Marking the first anniversary of the 2011 uprising that deposed former President Hosni Mubarak, thousands of Egyptians today crowded Tahrir Square. The ideological divide in the country was evident in