One person was killed and 56 people were injured in clashes on Sunday as security forces tried to evict squatters from a Nile island, the government and witnesses said. The incident on Warraq island in Cairo came amid a government campaign to remove encroachments from state property and land, an interior ministry statement said. A health ministry statement said one man was killed and 19 people were injured, and the interior ministry said 37 policemen and eviction workers were hurt in the clashes.
13 December, 2014 Egypt bars entry of US scholar critical of government US scholar and former diplomat Michele Dunne, known for her staunch criticism of Egypt's authorities, said she was barred from entering Egypt Saturday. Dunne told AFP in an email she had been invited to be a panelist at a conference organised by the pro-government Egyptian Council for […]
4 January, 2017 Egypt arrests four in connection with church bombing, death toll rises Egyptian police have arrested four people in connection with the bombing that killed dozens of Christians at Cairo's Coptic Christian cathedral last month, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday. The Health Ministry said on Wednesday the death toll had climbed to 28. President Abdel […]
3 February, 2012 3 die in Egypt clashes over deadly soccer riot Police in Cairo fired salvos of tear gas and birdshot at protesters angry over a deadly soccer riot as fresh clashes on Egyptian streets killed three people on Friday, according to a volunteer doctor and health officials.
24 December, 2013 At least 11 killed, over 100 wounded in big blast in Egypt’s Nile Delta By Yasmine Saleh CAIRO (Reuters) - At least 11 people were killed and more than 100 wounded in a massive explosion at a security compound in Egypt's Nile Delta town of Dakahlyia on Tuesday, a month before a vote on a new constitution key to transition from military-backed rule. Cabinet […]
7 February, 2012 Lawyer: US nonprofits caught in Egypt aid dispute Americans facing trial in Egypt over activities of their pro-democracy groups have been caught in a dispute between the U.S. government and Egypt over aid, a lawyer representing the Americans said Tuesday.