07/22/2013 . By TIMEP

Ninety people, including two shot with live ammunition, were wounded in overnight clashes between pro-Morsi demonstrators and residents of Arbaeen Square in Suez. In Damietta, 17 were injured in similar

01/29/2013 . By TIMEP

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.

01/28/2013 . By TIMEP

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

01/27/2013 . By TIMEP

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

02/11/2011 . By TIMEP

Mass protests continued across the country following President Hosni Mubarak’s speech late last night in which he continued to give no indication that he would leave office. In one notable

02/10/2011 . By TIMEP

The Egyptian prime minister formed a committee intended to gather evidence on “the illegitimate practices” that resulted from the events of recent weeks. The committee will receive reports from citizens

02/09/2011 . By TIMEP

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

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