04/14/2014 . By TIMEP

Cairo prosecutors have referred 220 of the 1,079 protesters arrested in January 25, 2014, clashes between protesters and security forces to criminal court. The demonstrators—all of whom were arrested in

12/05/2011 . By TIMEP

A run-off round of Egypt’s parliamentary elections began today with polling in Cairo, Alexandria, Asyut, Luxor, Port Said, Kafr el-Sheikh, Damietta, Fayoum and the Red Sea Governorates. The top two

03/05/2011 . By TIMEP

Following the similar event in Alexandria yesterday, protesters in Cairo today stormed the central offices of the state security forces in an attempt to “seiz[e] documents to keep them from

01/30/2011 . By TIMEP

With the breakout of thousands of prisoners in Egypt, there was increased international concern that newly-freed leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood could reorganize and leverage Egypt’s unrest and government weakness

01/29/2011 . By TIMEP

President Mubarak dismissed the government led by Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif, announcing “I have asked the government to resign and tomorrow there will be a new government…[to take steps to]

01/28/2011 . By TIMEP

President Hosni Mubarak ordered tanks and troops in Egypt to enforce a curfew (6pm-7am) in Cairo, Alexandria, and Suez as clashes continued between police and protesters. In Cairo especially, protesters

01/27/2011 . By TIMEP

Opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei arrived in Cairo, stating that “[now is the time] to see a new regime” and calling for a “peaceful transition.” In the third day of street

01/26/2011 . By TIMEP

Mass country-wide protests entered their second day, with demonstrators and police clashes resulting in four deaths by early morning today. The protesters have vowed to remain in Tahrir Square in

01/25/2011 . By TIMEP

What started as small demonstrations in Cairo’s central Tahrir Square on the morning of January 25 quickly spread to other squares and other cities, with protests soon being reported across