One of Egypt’s most popular weekly television shows had its signal jammed Friday night, making most of the show impossible to watch.
They sent a letter that asked for the release of three Al Jazeera America journalists who may face charges of belonging to a terrorist organization.
Mohamed Morsi will be tried on charges of terrorism in what state prosecutors are calling the “largest espionage case” in Egypt’s history.
The official announcement about the reader’s choice results came after days of misinformation in the Egyptian press about what the poll actually reflected.
A defiant Morsi told the court: “I am the president of the republic and I am here against my will.”
These harrowing images appear to show people leaping from the Sixth of October Bridge at a rally in Cairo Friday.
New protests erupted Thursday and the death toll surpassed 600 — with hundreds more unaccounted for — following the government’s crackdown on supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
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.
Egyptian military planes flying overhead leave a heart-shaped trail of smoke over the demonstrators in Tahrir Square on Friday.
During what was dubbed the “Friday of Rage,” when supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi took to the streets, shots were fired and at least one man was killed. WARNING: Extremely graphic images.
The revolution will be Instagrammed. There will be duckfaces.
The military, and a formerly passive majority. “I trust the couch party.”
Update: Adli Mansour was sworn in Thursday as the acting head of state.
Updated: Army says it was acting to ensure “confidence and stability are secured for the people.” Morsi calls the action “complete military coup.” The head of the constitutional court is sworn in as interim head of state.
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.
The investigation into “Egypt’s Jon Stewart” widens.
While the White House has “concerns” with activities, Obama doesn’t feel “betrayed,” spokesman said.
The Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi issued as decree on Thursday granting himself a broad range of new powers, virtually eliminating any checks on his rule and enraging many Egyptians and sparking immediate street protests. His supporters have staged counter rallies, and the two groups are clashing on the streets of a polarized Egypt.
Egypt’s Islamist president seized vast new “temporary” powers Thursday. On Twitter, the Muslim Brotherhood’s official account defended him from critics, including a Hunter College student, Abe, and a fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine, Hussein Ibish.