CAIRO (AP) — Police fired tear gas to drive hundreds of supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president from Cairo's famed Tahrir Square on Sunday, as a panel tasked with amending a constitution adopted during his time in office convened for a second day.
(CAIRO) — Police swiftly swung into action on Sunday to drive hundreds of supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president from Cairo’s famed Tahrir Square, firing heavy tear gas to clear them from the central plaza barely minutes after they took it over. Show More Summary
Security forces disperse hundreds during first protest in iconic square since Morsi was toppled.
Only ten months have passed since I was sexually assaulted in Tahrir Square -- it was the worst experience of my life. In an effort to make my government accountable, I and seven other survivors of sexual violence filed a case against the then-ruling party. Show More Summary
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that the Egyptian revolution was “stolen” from the youth who started it by the Muslim Brotherhood. “Those kids in Tahrir Square, they were not motivated by any religion or ideology,” Kerry told an international security forum at the State Department on Wednesday. “They were motivated by what they [...]
They were there to commemorate the second anniversary of the sometimes violent demonstrations in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Authorities moved in to break it up. One person was fatally shot, authorities said. More than a dozen others injured and a similar number arrested, according to authorities.
A new project planned for downtown Cairo has techies and entrepreneurs buzzing. On November 14, the American University in Cairo (AUC) and Sawari Ventures, a Cairo- and D.C.-based venture capital firm that invests in promising Middle...Show More Summary
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's revolutionary activists, relatively muted since the country's July coup, showed a new vigor Tuesday, scuffling with supporters of the military-backed government in Cairo's Tahrir Square and wrecking a state memorial dedicated to protesters killed in the country's nearly three years of turmoil, only hours it was inaugurated.
CAIRO (AP) — Protesters early Tuesday vandalized the pedestal of a memorial dedicated to demonstrators killed in Egypt's revolutionary turmoil only hours after the prime minister inaugurated it in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
CAIRO (AP) — Unknown assailants damaged early Tuesday the foundation in Cairo's famed Tahrir square for a future memorial dedicated to protesters killed in Egypt's revolutionary turmoil of the past 2 1/2 years.
A couple of thousand demonstrators came into Tahrir Square on Monday evening to commemorate the massacre of protestors at Muhammad Mahmoud St. off Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo on November 19, 2011. One of their signs said “Revolutionaries only: No entry for Muslim Brothers, the Military, or remnants of the Mubarak regime”: h/t Helena Hägglund [...]
The Square depicts events in Cairo's Tahrir Square Where would the Arab spring be without Facebook? Twitter? YouTube? Phones with digital video? The Square, an edge-of-your-seat documentary on Egypt's uprisings, is testament in style...Show More Summary
An official Egyptian memorial to slain protesters unveiled Monday at the heart of Cairo’s Tahrir Square has angered activists who say the current military-backed regime is cynically trying to co-opt the spirit of the country’s turbulent revolution. Show More Summary
CAIRO (AP) — Where tents once sprouted and giant crowds chanted against their rulers, Egypt‘s interim prime minister on Monday inaugurated a memorial to protesters killed in the country’s revolutionary turmoil in Cairo’s famed Tahrir Square. Show More Summary
CAIRO (AP) — Where tents once sprouted and protesters chanted, municipal workers are now laying grass and flowers in the roundabout of Egypt's famous Tahrir Square.
Like most Americans, I suspect, I was ignorant of many of the political, religious and social conflicts that sparked a massive, well-publicized people’s uprising in Egypt beginning in early 2011. Cairo’s historic Tahrir Square became...Show More Summary
Netflix has acquired the first-run rights to a documentary on the Egyptian protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, signaling a new push by the subscription company to program movie premieres. “The Square” will debut exclusively on Netflix early next year, Netflix announced Monday. Show More Summary
Netflix is bringing the award-winning documentary film the Square, which chronicles the popular uprising in Egypt’s Tahrir Square, to all of its members in early 2014. The Square won audience awards at both the Sundance and Toronto film festivals. For Netflix, it’s the first of a […]
Netflix has acquired "The Square," an original documentary that chronicles the Egyptian revolution that began with dramatic protests in Tahrir Square in Cairo.
Three puppies were rescued from the Muslim Brotherhood before they were used as "puppy bombs" at a protest in Tahrir Square two weeks ago. The group planned to dip the dogs in gasoline and set them on fire and using them against their opponents. Show More Summary