Quickly, to the airport!
Quickly, to the airport!
Freelance journalist Kimberly Adams was on an Egypt Air flight from Nairobi to Cairo when she was harassed by a fellow passenger. When she tried to report the incident, she was repeatedly discouraged.
At least four bombs exploded in Cairo on Friday in what security officials say were coordinated attacks to mark the upcoming anniversary of the Jan. 25 revolution.
Images circulating on social media Friday of a snow covered Sphinx are in fact of a miniature model at Tobu World Square theme park in Japan.
Egyptians woke up Friday morning to see snow on the streets of Cairo for the first time in their lifetimes. Update: Egypt’s Meteorological Authority says its the first snowfall in “very many years.”
Car bombings, assassination attempts, and shootings in the Sinai. “The war has just begun,” says a local government official.
Warning: graphic images.
This collection of hand-colored lantern slides brings to life a bygone era.
“It’s none of your business what we do.”
Disturbing footage emerged Friday of an apparently unarmed protester holding his hands in the air displaying peace signs being shot by Egyptian security forces in front of military tanks. WARNING: Graphic footage.
These harrowing images appear to show people leaping from the Sixth of October Bridge at a rally in Cairo Friday.
The former Secretary of Defense might have a different opinion now that 22 Al-Jazeera staffers in Egypt resigned over alleged “biased coverage” in favor of the Muslim Brotherhood during last week’s unrest in Cairo.
No place for the Muslim Brotherhood. “We are heading towards civil war.”
Armed clashes erupted Friday for several hours on the 6th October Bridge between supporters and opponents of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi in Cairo. As many as 30 people have been killed in clashes around Egypt, according to the Associated Press.
Egyptian military planes flying overhead leave a heart-shaped trail of smoke over the demonstrators in Tahrir Square on Friday.
The military, and a formerly passive majority. “I trust the couch party.”
UPDATE: Presidential Spokesman Gehad El-Haddad has tweeted that Egypt is in the midst of a “full military coup.” Mohammed Morsi says he remains committed to the idea of “roadmap” to reconciliation and a coalition government in Egypt, but he’s not going anywhere.
The Muslim Brotherhood and the military head for showdown as clashes continue. “If the price of preserving legitimacy is my blood, I am prepared to pay for it,” President Morsi says in defiant speech.
The size of this crowd gathered in downtown Cairo tonight. Amazing.
With and without a head scarf, not much difference.
No no no no no no no no no.
The internet dance craze just happened outside Muslim Brotherhood HQ in Cairo.
Conservative Islamists, upset over a movie alleged to have been produced in the United States showing Muhammad having sex, have replaced the American flag with a black flag praising Allah.
I think we found the new face of the revolution in Egypt.
Considering the behavior of certain police lately, this photo is oozing with righteous schadenfreude. This anonymous Chilean activist just delivered the taint shot heard round the world. Kick whichever ass you choose with our handy Photo Editor at the bottom of the page!
Disturbing footage of protesters being savagely beaten by state police in Cairo, where 22 people have been killed over the weekend. Protesters are demanding the interim military council, who took power following the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, step aside and refrain from interfering with next week’s elections.
Warning: Link contains graphic video of violence. Horrifying video and images are emerging of Egyptian security forces beating protesters in Cairo, as reports of military units firing into the crowds continue to spread.
Aliaa Maghda El-Mahdy is a 20-year-old political activist from Cairo who has gained infamy in Egypt for posting the following nude photos as a feminist statement against radical Islamic oppression. Pot, consider yourself stirred.