Egypt protests

'Bloody Night' Expected in Egypt

'Bloody Night' Expected in Egypt

As 4 government ministers resigned after mass protests in Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood said it would “defend itself” from protestersDavid Lev, 7/1/2013, 5:00 PM
Egyptian Army Tortured Civilians During Uprising

Egyptian Army Tortured Civilians During Uprising

Egypt's armed forces participated in forced disappearances, torture and killings during the 2011 uprising, a leaked report finds.Elad Benari, 4/11/2013, 5:47 AM
Thousands Mark Cairo's Tahrir Square Revolution

Thousands Mark Cairo's Tahrir Square Revolution

Crowds packed Tahrir Square to mark the first anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution despite cold and rain, but with little celebration.Chana Ya'ar , 1/25/2012, 10:17 AM
Egyptian Tourism Down 30% in 2011

Egyptian Tourism Down 30% in 2011

Egyptian tourism revenues dropped nearly 30 percent last year due to its revolutionary ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak., 1/19/2012, 2:48 PM
Mubarak Trial Resumes in Cairo

Mubarak Trial Resumes in Cairo

The trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has resumed in Cairo, with a verdict in the case possible before the end of the monthChana Ya'ar, 1/2/2012, 9:04 PM
Day Four in Tahrir Square Sequel

Day Four in Tahrir Square Sequel

Monday was Day Four of another massive protest by the youth of Egypt as hundreds filled the streets around Cairo's Tahrir Square.Chana Ya'ar, 7/12/2011, 4:14 AM
Tahrir Square Reignites

Tahrir Square Reignites

In scenes reminiscent of the uprising that ousted president Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's Tahrir Square has erupted into two-days of riots.Gabe Kahn., 6/30/2011, 4:14 AM
Egypt ‘Arrests Mossad Agent’

Egypt ‘Arrests Mossad Agent’

Egyptian newspaper claims Israeli agent provocateur tried to undo the January 25 rebellion. Israel: bogus report.Gil Ronen, 6/12/2011, 6:50 PM
Death for Mubarak Regime Cop

Death for Mubarak Regime Cop

A provisional government court in Cairo has handed down its first death sentence - to a Mubarak-regime policeman who gunned down protesters.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/23/2011, 1:53 PM
Egypt Gets Rid of 'Mubarak'

Egypt Gets Rid of 'Mubarak'

Egyptian court rules that Mubarak family name should come off of many streets, buildings, and the like. “Time to move on,” lawyer says. Maayana Miskin, 4/22/2011, 11:40 AM
Mubarak Takes Sick during Probe

Mubarak Takes Sick during Probe

Mubarak was hospitalized Tuesday for a heart attack while he was being questioned for alleged corruption. Protestors: He is a butcher.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/12/2011, 8:11 PM
Bahrain Cracks Down, More Unrest

Bahrain Cracks Down, More Unrest

Bahrain has cracked down on growing unrest, arresting six opposition leaders. Six people have died in the violence.Chana Ya'ar, 3/17/2011, 5:26 PM
Video: The Egyptian Revolution

Video: The Egyptian Revolution

US-born Tel Aviv resident Samuel Vengrinovich paid his way to Egypt for the one-week anniversary of the uprising. He was arrested several times.Samuel Vengrinovich, 3/15/2011, 9:10 PM
Violence Continues in Cairo

Violence Continues in Cairo

Violence continues in Cairo's Tahrir Square as protesters are attacked amid complaints about police corruption. Chana Ya'ar, 3/10/2011, 9:00 PM
Egypt's 'Million Women' 1,000

Egypt's 'Million Women' 1,000

A Million Woman March held in Cairo on Tuesday never topped more than 1,000, and ended with two groups shouting at each other. Chana Ya'ar, 3/10/2011, 3:53 PM
Copts Killed by Muslims in Cairo

Copts Killed by Muslims in Cairo

Thirteen people were killed Tuesday in a clashes between Muslims and Christian Copts in Cairo, and at least 140 others were wounded.Chana Ya'ar, 3/9/2011, 3:39 PM
Swords Slash Egyptian Protesters

Swords Slash Egyptian Protesters

Plainclothes security forces in Egypt slashed protesters with swords and attacked them with firebombs as demands grow for political reform.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/7/2011, 9:23 AM
Oprah Winfrey Won't Go to Egypt

Oprah Winfrey Won't Go to Egypt

Popular television talk show host Oprah Winfrey denies she will take her show on the road to Egypt's Tahrir Square. Chana Ya'ar, 3/6/2011, 3:45 PM
New Government in Egypt

New Government in Egypt

Egypt's new prime minister took office Friday and a new interior minister began Sunday, but mobs are still protesting and the nation is not stable.Chana Ya'ar, 3/6/2011, 2:42 PM
U.S. Senators Tour Tahrir Square

U.S. Senators Tour Tahrir Square

Two U.S. senators toured Egypt's Tahrir Square Sunday, one month after riots there forced President Hosni Mubarak's resignation.Chana Ya'ar, 3/1/2011, 12:13 AM
Mubarak Banned from Fleeing

Mubarak Banned from Fleeing

The military regime in Egypt has banned deposed President Mubarak from leaving and has frozen his assets. His family faces criminal charges.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/28/2011, 4:36 PM
Egypt Military Beats Protesters

Egypt Military Beats Protesters

Egyptian military police beat protesters camped outside government offices overnight Friday but apologized for the violence hours later.Chana Ya'ar, 2/26/2011, 10:39 PM
Egypt Moves toward Democracy?

Egypt Moves toward Democracy?

Egypt's temporary leaders reach out to public by taking more steps toward democracy.Maayana Miskin, 2/23/2011, 9:56 PM
Russia: Can It Happen Here?

Russia: Can It Happen Here?

Some Russians are drawing comparisons between the revolts in the Arab world and their situation.Amiel Ungar, 2/22/2011, 11:46 PM
Mideast Protests Continue

Mideast Protests Continue

Demonstrations continue in Bahrain, Libya, Yemen. Bahrain claims Hizbullah involvement, allows return to main square. 80 dead in Libya.Maayana Miskin and Rachel Sylvetsky, 2/18/2011, 1:47 PM
Media Regrets Supporting Mubarak

Media Regrets Supporting Mubarak

Government media in Egypt, which supported Mubarak during revolution, now supports the people. One paper issued an apology this week.Elad Benari, 2/18/2011, 5:13 AM
Anarchy in Sinai Peninsula

Anarchy in Sinai Peninsula

Reports from Egypt: militants are controlling the streets of the Sinai Peninsula and attacking police officers. Military trying to gain control.Elad Benari, 2/17/2011, 5:13 AM
Egypt: Army Dissolves Parliament

Egypt: Army Dissolves Parliament

Egypt's military has dissolved parliament and suspended the constitution, military leaders promise to be out in six months. Maayana Miskin, 2/13/2011, 5:40 PM
Exodus from Egypt to Israel

Exodus from Egypt to Israel

Twelve more US students have joined the growing exodus to Israel, six other students fled last week for a safe haven from Egyptian riots. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/13/2011, 5:10 PM
Protesters Challenge Cairo Army

Protesters Challenge Cairo Army

Mubarak is gone, but the revolution remains, at least for now. Protesters clashed with soldiers, who cleared most of them from Tahrir Square.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/13/2011, 11:46 AM
Arab Leaders may Prolong Poverty

Arab Leaders may Prolong Poverty

Arab leaders try to counter protests with financial incentives, experts warn the “buyoffs” may cause long-term poverty and instability. Maayana Miskin, 2/12/2011, 11:49 PM
Mubarak Out, Army Takes Control

Mubarak Out, Army Takes Control

Military leaders promise to keep international treaties, including peace deal with Israel, and say they will step aside after elections.Maayana Miskin, 2/12/2011, 7:50 PM
Mubarak's Fortune Secure

Mubarak's Fortune Secure

If Egypt's Mubarak is forced from power, he will have a fortune in foreign investments to fall back on, analysts say.Maayana Miskin, 2/11/2011, 2:26 PM
Arab TV Says Mubarak Has Left

Arab TV Says Mubarak Has Left

Al-Arabiya TV claims Mubarak arrived in Red Sea resort where he has a home.The army tells demonstrators to go home.Maayana Miskin, 2/11/2011, 10:15 AM
Mubarak Says He's Staying

Mubarak Says He's Staying

The mood turned ugly in Cairo as Egyptians heard President Hosni Mubarak say that he would not leave until the September elections.Chana Ya'ar and Elad Benari, 2/10/2011, 11:35 PM
Mubarak Out, Revolution Begins?

Mubarak Out, Revolution Begins?

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak is to step down, leaving the country in the hands of the military. A Revolution may have begun.Chana Ya'ar, 2/10/2011, 7:36 PM
3 Dead in South Egypt Riots

3 Dead in South Egypt Riots

Clashes in Cairo’s Tahrir Square have entered their 16th day, as demonstrators continue to call for the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.Chana Ya'ar, 2/9/2011, 10:07 PM
US Youth in Egypt Flee to Israel

US Youth in Egypt Flee to Israel

Israel never seemed safer for five US students fearing for their lives in the riots in Egypt. Their parents are sleeping a lot better now.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/8/2011, 10:04 PM
Beware of Middle East Democracy

Beware of Middle East Democracy

The head of Israel's Political-Military Bureau warns that democracy can do more harm than good. “Be realistic,” he says.Maayana Miskin, 2/8/2011, 8:40 PM
Journos Beaten in Egypt

Journos Beaten in Egypt

ABC publishes a list of over 60 incidents in which foreign journalists came under attack. Clinton condemns assaults.Gil Ronen, 2/8/2011, 9:33 AM
Egypt, Tunisians Suffer, GDP Up

Egypt, Tunisians Suffer, GDP Up

For the past five years the quality of life for Egyptians and Tunisians has deteriorated -- but the economy in both countries has improved.Chana Ya'ar, 2/7/2011, 8:44 PM
Sneh: Egypt and Gaza Dangerous

Sneh: Egypt and Gaza Dangerous

Former Deputy Defense Minister says that a new regime in Egypt could strengthen ties with Hamas in Gaza and allow them to easily arm themselves.Elad Benari, 2/7/2011, 3:16 AM
Egypt's Net Censors 'Had US Help

Egypt's Net Censors 'Had US Help

NGO says a California-based company helped Egypt surreptitiously inspect internet messaging by protesters since the beginning of the uprising.INN Staff, 2/6/2011, 6:36 PM
France Halts Arms to Egypt

France Halts Arms to Egypt

French government was chastised by Opposition for delivering riot gear to Tunisia's toppled ruler.Gil Ronen, 2/6/2011, 5:45 PM
'M. Brotherhood' Closer to Power

'M. Brotherhood' Closer to Power

The radical Muslim Brotherhood takes a giant step to becoming a powerful force in Egypt and joins negotiations with the Mubarak regime. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/6/2011, 3:13 PM
Report: Hamas Stirs Egypt Unrest

Report: Hamas Stirs Egypt Unrest

Hamas gunmen are making their way to demonstrations in Egypt, with the goal of stirring up more violence, Egyptian paper says.Maayana Miskin, 2/4/2011, 11:25 AM
Unrest in Egypt - Gas Hike?

Unrest in Egypt - Gas Hike?

Unrest in Egypt might result in another price hike at the gas pump, according to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Chana Ya'ar, 2/4/2011, 1:15 AM
PM: Egypt Chaos May Lead to Iran

PM: Egypt Chaos May Lead to Iran

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warns that a regime change in Egypt may lead to a new gateway in the region to Iran.Chana Ya'ar, 2/3/2011, 7:57 PM
Journalists Attacked in Egypt

Journalists Attacked in Egypt

Forces loyal to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak have been storming hotels and chasing reporters, journalists report. Several were attacked.Chana Ya'ar, 2/3/2011, 6:48 PM
US Backing Egypt-Israel Peace?

US Backing Egypt-Israel Peace?

Will the Obama Administration feel any commitment towards pushing a new Egyptian government to maintain the peace treaty with Israel? Chana Ya'ar, 2/3/2011, 3:59 PM
Chesler: Delusions About Egypt

Chesler: Delusions About Egypt

Prof. Phyllis Chesler asks: What is wrong with Rabbis Michael Lerner and Arthur Waskow? How can so many liberal Jews not learn from Jewish history?Prof. Phyllis Chesler , 2/3/2011, 7:43 AM
Hundreds Injured in Cairo Riots

Hundreds Injured in Cairo Riots

Some 500 people have been injured so far in what may be shaping up to be a civil war in Egypt. More violence continued in Cairo riots Wednesday.Chana Ya'ar, 2/2/2011, 9:51 PM
Yemen Protests Change Regime

Yemen Protests Change Regime

Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh has announced that he will not seek reelection, and is asking his opponents to make a deal.Maayana Miskin, 2/2/2011, 12:52 PM
ElBaradei’s Ultimatum to Mubarak

ElBaradei’s Ultimatum to Mubarak

Egyptian uprising idol ElBaradei has ordered Mubarak to leave the country by Friday – or be a “dead man walking.” Mubarak: I will die in Egypt. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/2/2011, 12:51 PM
Mubarak: I Will Not Run Again

Mubarak: I Will Not Run Again

Egypt’s President announces he will step down from power come election time in September. Crowds demand he do it now.Elad Benari, 2/1/2011, 11:27 PM
Jeers at Egyptian Embassy “Dogs'

Jeers at Egyptian Embassy “Dogs'

Tel Aviv police meet with Egypt’s ambassador to Israel to discuss increased security after protesters jeer “the dogs in the embassy.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/1/2011, 7:42 PM
Iran: Islamic Mideast Nears

Iran: Islamic Mideast Nears

Iran now actively encourages what it calls a “freedom seeking” movement in Egypt to help create its dream of a fundamentalist Islamic Middle East.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/1/2011, 6:05 PM