08/12/2012 . By TIMEP

In a bid to consolidate his power President Mohammed Morsi forced Egypt’s top military chiefs to retire today. The Washington Post called this “a bold move to wrest power from

08/02/2012 . By TIMEP

The newly elected president, Muhammad Morsi, assembled his Cabinet and swore them in today. The cabinet is headed by Prime Minister Hisham Qandil and retains the Mubarak-era defense minister Mohamed

07/19/2012 . By TIMEP

Newly-elected president Muhammad Morsi threatened a confrontation with the military. On July 9, Morsi ignored a decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC) and revoked an order by Field Marshal

02/01/2012 . By TIMEP

A stadium riot between rival fans of Cairo’s Al-Ahly soccer club and Port Said’s Al-Masry club left 79 dead today in Port Said. The violence took off when the final

11/23/2011 . By TIMEP

The conciliation offered by Mohamed Hussein Tantawi yesterday was implicitly rejected as the protests centered on Mohamed Mahmoud Street continued into a sixth day. At least 28 have died and

11/22/2011 . By TIMEP

Clashes continued today as about 20,000 protesters crowded Tahrir Square to demand an end of military rule. In response, Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) leader Mohamed Hussein Tantawi

07/08/2011 . By TIMEP

“Tens of thousands” of Egyptian protesters filled Tahrir Square under the protest banner “Friday of Determination” in one of the largest gatherings since the ousting of Mubarak. Protester groups gathered

06/28/2011 . By TIMEP

Over 1,000 protesters were injured during clashes with central security police last night and early this morning. The confrontations followed an event commemorating the martyrs of the revolution and protesting

05/20/2011 . By TIMEP

A rumored determination by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) to grant amnesty to former President Hosni Mubarak and his family prompted thousands of protesters to descend upon

03/08/2011 . By TIMEP

Today, a deadly episode of violence between 1,300 Christians and Muslims in Cairo left 14 persons dead, 140 injured and five cars burnt. The confrontation between the two groups took