Islamist Mohammed Morsi was declared the winner in Egypt’s first free presidential election in history, closing the tumultuous first phase of a democratic transition and opening a new struggle with the still-dominant military rulers who recently stripped the presidency of most of its powers.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2012
Authorities deployed extra security forces in Cairo streets and near key state institutions and police were ordered to “confront with firmness” any violation of the law just hours ahead of the official announcement of Egypt’s highly disputed presidential election results.
Sun, 24 Jun, 2012
Egyptians demonstrated throughout the weekend in Cairo’s central Tahrir Square and other cities, enraged that a court had spared deposed leader Hosni Mubarak his life over the killing of protesters in the uprising that ended his three-decade rule.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2012
Egyptian army tanks and soldiers moved to end violence between anti-government protesters and supporters of President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo’s central square today as the prime minister apologised for the attack by regime supporters on anti-government protesters.
Thu, 03 Feb, 2011