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Rare student protest in Cairo's Tahrir square

Cairo - Hundreds of Egyptian high school students staged a rare protest in Tahrir Square on June 27 but security forces moved in quickly to disperse them with tear gas, detaining several of them.

Death toll rises in Egypt as tensions spread to Libya

Cairo - With at least 49 dead, and hundreds injured in clashes between protesters and security forces, possibly the last thing stability in Egypt needs is tension with Libya, after five Egyptian diplomats are reportedly kidnapped in Tripoli.

Egypt's 'day of rage' leaves 95 people killed, hundreds injured

Protests lit by Muslim Brotherhood clashes with Egyptia security forces caused the deaths of up to 95 people on a "day of rage" launched by Islamist followers of ousted President Mohammed Morsi to denounce a police crackdown.

Egypt's ElBaradei isn't looking for a job anymore

Cairo - Mohamed Elbaradei has been named as Egypt interim prime minister in a swift move by new president Adly Mansour. Seeking to assert his authority, Mansour chose Elbaradei, who was a chief rival of ousted leader Mohamed Morsi.

Dutch reporter reportedly gang-raped in Cairo's Tahrir Square

Cairo - A female Dutch reporter was reportedly gang-raped several days ago while covering protests and unrest Egypt's capital city.

Muslim Brotherhood's Cairo office attacked with Molotov cocktails

Cairo - Millions of protesters swarmed in Cairo’s Tahrir Square and in cities around Egypt Sunday, launching an all-out push to evict the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi from office on the first anniversary of his inauguration.

Former activist in Egypt speaks to protesters in Turkey (video)

Mihalis Eleftheriou, former activist in the Occupy Buffer Zone movement in Cyprus who was also involved in the Egyptian Revolution in Tahrir Square, sent a message of both solidarity and warning to activists in Turkey.

Egypt: Mob of 300 men sexually assaults 3 women in Tahrir Square

Cairo - On Sunday — Egypt’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women — an angry mob of 300 men sexually assaulted three women, according to a report on the website of Egypt’s flagship paper.

Egyptian President Morsi Pardons Protesters

Cairo - President Mohammed Morsi announced yesterday that protesters arrested or convicted of crimes between January 25, 2011 and June 30, 2012 in support of the Egyptian Revolution would be granted a general pardon.

Video: 60% of Egyptians suffering from PTSD

Cairo - In the wake of the successful elections recently in Egypt, surveys have shown that 60% of Egyptians are suffering from PTSD, caused by the stress of both protests and multiple elections.

British journalist sexually assaulted in Cairo's Tahrir Square

Cairo - A young British journalist was sexually assaulted in the Egyptian capital by a frenzied mob while filming a documentary about women's rights.

Both sides unite in protest in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt

Cairo - Tens of thousands of Egyptians packed Tahrir Square yesterday - Islamists and liberals joined forces in protest against the ruling military government.

Op-Ed: To survive, Occupy needs a Tahrir Square moment

New York - Fragmented and fractured, the US Occupy Wall Street movement is now dependent on the American Corporations' goons and thugs in helping garner support for a cause desperately in need of a Tahrir Square moment.

Thousands gather in Egypt’s Tahrir Square, demand faster reform

Cairo - A massive demonstration gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday, expected to be the largest since the fall of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, demanding a more rapid democratic change, slowed by the military regime currently in charge.

Protests in Egypt's Tahrir Square resumes after Ghonim's release

Cairo - Egyptians protestors once again filled Tahrir Square on Tuesday with a new wave of optimism after the release of Google executive Wael Ghonim.

Military steps in between protestors as talks begin in Egypt

Cairo - Soldiers from Egypt's military have begun to step in between protesters and supporters of President Hosni Mubarak on Thursday morning in an effort to end the violence between the two parties.

Cameron releases Egypt statement as violent clashes continue

London - Speaking at a subdued Prime Ministers Questions this lunchtime, Prime Minister David Cameron spoke of the events taking place in Egypt and how we should stand by those who simply want freedom.
 

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January 25  2012 one year anniversary Egypt s revolution in Tahrir square
January 25, 2012 one year anniversary Egypt's revolution in Tahrir square
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Egypt s president-elect Mohamed Morsi went to Tahrir Square to address the tens of thousands staying...
Egypt's president-elect Mohamed Morsi went to Tahrir Square to address the tens of thousands staying there.
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A demonstration against Egyptian President Morsi
A demonstration against Egyptian President Morsi
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Tens of thousands of people protesting in Tahrir Square  Egypt on 27 May 2011
Tens of thousands of people protesting in Tahrir Square, Egypt on 27 May 2011
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Thousands of protesters attended a rally in Tahrir Square to call on the ruling Supreme Council of t...
Thousands of protesters attended a rally in Tahrir Square to call on the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) to transfer power to a civilian administration and to honour the revolution's martyrs
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Names of martyrs obelisk in Tahrir square taken January 25  2012
Names of martyrs obelisk in Tahrir square taken January 25, 2012
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Thousands poured into Tahrir Square in Cairo to celebrate what they termed Egypt s  Second Revolutio...
Thousands poured into Tahrir Square in Cairo to celebrate what they termed Egypt's "Second Revolution", the military ousting of President Mohamed Morsi, July 7, 2013.
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Egypt s Tahrir Square  Feb. 8  2011
Egypt's Tahrir Square, Feb. 8, 2011
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Demonstrators at Cairo's Tahrir Square
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