Egypt protests

    79 days, 21 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.

    81 days, 18 hours, 37 minutes 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.