Saturday 13 April, 2013 10:58:05An upbeat Hosni Mubarak was wheeled into a Cairo courtroom today for his retrial for alleged complicity in the killing of demonstrators during the 2011 revolt that ousted him.
Monday 11 February, 2013 11:07:25Egypt's security forces are on high alert today, ahead of pro-democracy protests to mark the second anniversary of former President Hosni Mubarak's fall from power.
Saturday 02 February, 2013 10:19:25Protesters condemning Egypt’s Islamist president have hurled stones and firebombs through the gates of his palace.
Friday 01 February, 2013 20:30:09Protesters denouncing Egypt’s Islamist president hurled stones and firebombs through the gates of his palace gates today.
Monday 28 January, 2013 11:17:42Riot police have fired tear gas at rock-throwing protesters in central Cairo a day after the president declared a state of emergency in three provinces hit hardest by political violence.
Sunday 27 January, 2013 14:16:11Thousands of people who turned out for a mass funeral for 35 people killed in rioting in the coastal city of Port Said have been chanting against Egypt’s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
Friday 25 January, 2013 20:46:16Egypt’s official news agency said the death toll has risen to four in clashes in the city of Suez between police and protesters on the second anniversary of the revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak.
Sunday 23 December, 2012 15:14:57Egypt’s opposition has called for an investigation into allegations of vote fraud in the referendum on an Islamist-backed constitution.
Sunday 23 December, 2012 10:34:03Egypt’s controversial Islamist-backed constitution has been approved, according to preliminary referendum results released by the country’s Muslim Brotherhood today.
Saturday 22 December, 2012 08:57:56Egyptians were voting today in the second and final phase of a referendum on an Islamist-backed constitution, but there was little indication that the result of the vote will end the political crisis in which the country is mired.
Saturday 15 December, 2012 19:50:53Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has slipped in the bathroom in the prison where is serving a life sentence, hitting his head, according to a security official.
Friday 14 December, 2012 17:05:17Egyptian Islamists brandishing swords have clashed with opponents of a draft constitution in the city of Alexandria as tensions rose on the eve of a referendum on the disputed charter that has plunged the country into weeks of turmoil.
Friday 14 December, 2012 10:57:28Opposing sides in Egypt’s political crisis are staging rallies a day before voting begins on a contentious draft constitution.
Sunday 09 December, 2012 12:02:05Egypt’s liberal opposition has called for more protests on Sunday after the president made concessions overnight that fell short of their demands to rescind a draft constitution going to a referendum on December 15.
Saturday 08 December, 2012 12:08:54Egypt’s military today warned of “disastrous consequences” if the crisis that sent tens of thousands of protesters back into the streets is not resolved, signalling the army’s return to an increasingly polarised and violent political scene.
Friday 07 December, 2012 12:24:00Thousands of Egyptians took to the streets after Friday midday prayers in rival rallies and marches across Cairo, as the standoff deepened over what opponents call the Islamist president’s power grab, raising the spectre of more violence.
Thursday 06 December, 2012 07:43:54Overnight clashes in Cairo between supporters and opponents of Egypt's Islamist leader have killed at least five people, according to state television.
Wednesday 05 December, 2012 14:58:14Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi’s supporters and opponents have clashed outside the presidential palace in Cairo, pelting each other with rocks and fighting with sticks.
Tuesday 04 December, 2012 17:45:34Police have fired tear gas to stop protesters from approaching the presidential palace in Cairo after tens of thousands took to the streets in demonstrations.
Saturday 01 December, 2012 12:29:58Thousands of people waving Egyptian flags and holding large pictures of Mohammed Morsi are demonstrating across Egypt in support of the president.
Friday 30 November, 2012 09:18:54Islamists approved a draft constitution for Egypt early today without the participation of liberal and Christian members, seeking to pre-empt a court ruling that could dissolve their panel with a rushed, marathon vote that further inflames the clash between the opposition and President Mohammed Morsi.
Tuesday 27 November, 2012 13:52:59Egyptian protesters and police have clashed in Cairo ahead of a massive rally by opponents of Islamist president Mohammed Morsi demanding he rescinds decrees that granted him near-absolute powers.