In his first comments since bailing out of an Egyptian jail earlier this week, Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy said he wanted to be deported to Canada.
Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed are Al Jazeera journalists who were imprisoned in Egypt on charges of spreading false information. They were released Thursday.
This is not a sepia filter. This is real life.
The fans were killed Sunday in a stampede and in battles with police outside a Cairo stadium. WARNING: This post contains graphic images.
Protesters in Cairo and elsewhere clashed with police on the fourth anniversary of the 2011 uprising, which ended the autocratic rule of Hosni Mubarak. WARNING: Some of these images may be considered disturbing.
Sanaa Seif, an activist and editor of the documentary about Egypt’s popular uprising, was sentenced to three years for protesting anti-demonstration laws.
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.
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.