Crackdown, demo ban as Egyptians mark revolt anniversary
Egyptians on Monday marked the fifth anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak amid tight security and a warning from the new regime that demonstrations will not be tolerated. Dozens of masked policemen deployed in several Cairo squares including near Tahrir Square — the epicentre of the 18-day anti-Mubarak revolt — to prevent potential protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's government. Egyptian special forces toting machineguns patrolled several Cairo districts, with police armoured vehicles on the streets.
28 April, 2013 Egypt president, judges compromising on reform law CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian president's office indicated Sunday a compromise has been reached with the judiciary to defuse an uproar over a proposed law that would have forced out thousands of the country's most senior judges.
25 January, 2012 Islamists, liberals square off in Egypt’s Tahrir Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians thronged major squares across Egypt on Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak, in rallies that turned into a show of strength by secular groups in their competition with th...
25 January, 2012 Egyptians gather in Cairo to mark uprising Thousands of Egyptians rallied Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of the country's 2011 uprising, with liberals and Islamists gathering on different sides of Cairo's Tahrir Square in a reflection of the deep political divides that developed in th...
20 January, 2012 Egyptians rally ahead of anniversary of uprising Several thousand Egyptians marched to Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday ahead of the one-year anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak, demanding justice and retribution for those killed in clashes with security forces.
26 January, 2015 516 ‘Brotherhood elements’ arrested on Egypt anniversary More than 500 backers of Egypt's blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood were arrested as clashes erupted on the anniversary of its 2011 uprising, a minister said Monday, in the biggest police sweep for months. Twenty people, mostly demonstrators, were killed Sunday when protesters clashed with […]