On February 8, 2015, at least 19 fans died while waiting to enter the Air Defense Stadium for the match between Zamalek and ENPPI – it was the first Egyptian
June 29 was a day spent preparing for the long-planned June 30 protests. The Tamarod movement announced their claim that the final tally of signatures in support of recalling President
A week of protests, initially marking the anniversary of the 2011 uprising but quickly evolving into a generalized state of unrest in the country, have culminated in demonstrations outside the
Described by the New York Times as “anarchy,” protests in Ismailia, Port Said, and Suez continued today despite President Muhammad Morsi’s imposition of martial law and a state of emergency.
Continuing clashes in Port Said have led to increased violence, with police failing to subdue protesters and rioters who have been attacking police stations in the city. The chaos in
President Muhammad Morsi responded to the ongoing violence by reinstating a state of emergency and curfew in Port Said, Ismailia, and Suez. Port Said protesters, who had organized a funeral
Following the anniversary of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, the verdict was announced today in the trial of 21 Egyptians accused in the Port Said soccer stadium riot of February 2012. The verdict’s
Following on the strikes in Suez and Ismailia, other Egyptian unions declared strikes nationwide, though not all striking workers had expressly political demands. The labor strikes included actions by post