Egypt protests

    86 days, 5 hours, 43 minutes ago

    Former Egyptian president Morsi goes on trial - enclosed in cage

    Egypt’s toppled president Mohammed Morsi stood inside a glass-encased metal cage today, separated from other defendants for the start of a new trial over charges concerning prison breaks during the country’s 2011 revolution.

    89 days ago

    Dozens as Egypt marks uprising anniversary

    The anniversary of Egypt’s 2011 uprising brought a violent display of the country’s divisions, as giant crowds danced at government-backed rallies and security forces crushed demonstrations by rival Islamists and some secular activists.