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Revisiting a day in history: The Arab Spring

6 years ago today marks the march to Tahrir square in Cairo, sparking what is now known as the Arab Spring.

Revisiting a day in history: The Arab Springplayer

Jordan cans Temple Mount camera project

Jordanian PM says Palestinian opposition turned security cameras into a 'source of conflict' - is a secret Islamist group responsible?

Jordan cans Temple Mount camera project

The unknown movement that rules the Temple Mount

The Waqf? PA? Hamas? None of the above - meet the near anonymous global group that pulls the strings.

The unknown movement that rules the Temple Mountplayer

Italian student found 'tortured to death' in Cairo

Body of Giulio Regeni, a PhD student from Cambridge University, was found on the side of a road. In Italy, some suspect police foul play.

Italian-British student found 'tortured to death' in Cairo

Egypt Aflame Again: 7 Dead

At least seven killed as riots erupt on the third anniversary of the toppling of Hosni Mubarak.

Egypt Aflame Again: 7 Deadplayer

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Opposes New Constitution

Angry Muslim Brotherhood protesters dispersed by police in the capital - but some secular groups also voice concern.

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Opposes New Constitution

Morsi Supporters Demonstrate in Tahrir Square

Anti-military protesters demonstrate in Cairo's Tahrir Square for the first time since President Mohammed Morsi was removed from office.

Morsi Supporters Demonstrate in Tahrir Square

Morsi Rejects Army's 48-Hour Ultimatum

Egyptian presidency: “army declaration had not been cleared by the presidency and could cause confusion.”

Morsi Rejects Army's 48-Hour Ultimatum

Tense Standoff in Egypt, 10 Killed So Far

Opposition demands military intervention if President Morsi refuses to resign.

Tense Standoff in Egypt, 10 Killed So Far

'A Million Protesters' in Tahrir Square

Huge crowds gather across Egypt to demand the resignation of President Morsi.

'A Million Protesters' in Tahrir Square player

Egyptians Brace for 'Sunday's Rage'

Egyptians are bracing for what is developing into another revolution, this time to depose a democratically elected Islamist president.

Egyptians Brace for Sunday's 'Rage'

Games in Cairo Court Over Hosni Mubarak Jail Time

A Cairo court ordered the release of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak -- and then reversed itself on other charges and re-jailed him.

Games in Cairo Court Over Former President Hosni Mubarak

Mubarak May be Freed from Jail in 3 Weeks

If prosecution does not resubmit charges regarding Tahrir Square killings, Mubarak will go free.

Mubarak May be Freed from Jail in 3 Weeks

First Lady, Secy of State Honor Egyptian 9/11 Fan

First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Secy of StateJohn Kerry this week will honor a woman who celebrated Al Qaeda’s 9/11 attack on America.

First Lady Michelle Obama, State Dept. Honor Egyptian 9/11 Fan

Thousands Protest Egypt’s Morsi 2 Yrs Post-Mubarak

Thousands demonstrated against Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood-backed President Mohamed Morsi two years after Hosni Mubarak stepped down.

Thousands Protest Egypt’s Morsi 2 Years Post-Mubarak

Thousands Demonstrate Against Morsi in Egypt

Thousands take to the streets across Egypt for rallies demanding President Morsi fulfill the goals of the revolt that brought him to power.

Thousands Demonstrate Against Morsi in Egypt

State of Emergency Declared in Egypt

Exactly two years after Hosni Mubarak was toppled, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has been forced to declare a state of emergency.

State of Emergency Declared in Egypt

Egypt: Protesters Clash with Police

Egyptian protesters storm government headquarters and clash with police during mass rallies on the second anniversary of the 2011 uprising.

Egypt: Protesters Clash with Police on Anniversary of Revolt

Egypt: Low Turnout for Anti-Constitution Protest

Up to 2,000 people gather in Egypt to protest controversial draft constitution - far fewer than previous opposition protests.

Egypt: Low Turnout for Protest Against Constitution

Egyptian Protests Continue Despite Morsi Reversal

Too little, too late: Egyptian Pres. Mohamed Morsi repealed the edict granting him sweeping new powers, but grassroots protests continue.

Egyptian Protests Continue Despite Morsi Reversal

MUST READ: If You Like Egypt, You'll Love "Palestine"

MUST READ: If You Like Egypt, You'll Love "Palestine"

Anti-Gov't Violence, Death Returns to Cairo

At least five were killed in Cairo during clashes overnight between supporters and opponents of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.

Anti-Gov't Violence, Death Returns to Cairo

Egypt's Morsi Returns to Palace After Riots

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi reportedly returned Wednesday morning to his palace after violent protesters left the area.

Egypt's Morsi Returns to Palace After Rioting Mob Leaves

Egypt's Supreme Court Goes on Strike

Court launches open-ended protest after Islamist protesters block courthouse ahead of a key ruling.

Egypt's Supreme Court Goes on Strike

Egypt: Protests After Constitution Draft Approved

An Egyptian panel rushes through a draft constitution seen as undermining basic freedoms, resulting in mass protests in Cairo.

Egypt: Mass Protests After Constitution Draft Approved

Egyptian Assembly Racing to Finish Constitution

The Egyptian Assembly is racing the clock to finish writing the nation's Constitution by Thursday before the body is dissolved.

Egyptian Assembly Racing Clock to Finish Constitution

Tens of Thousands Protest Against Morsi Power Grab

Egyptians in huge numbers take to the streets to protest President Morsi's decision to assume sweeping powers.

Tens of Thousands Protest Against Morsi Power Grab

Egypt's Morsi Pulls Back Power Grab

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has agreed to pull back decrees announced last Thursday granting himself sweeping new powers.

Egypt's Morsi Pulls Back Power Grab, Makes Deal w/ Judges

Morsi Says Sweeping Powers Are 'Only Temporary'

Egyptian President says the sweeping new powers he has assumed are only temporary, calls for dialogue.

Morsi Says Sweeping Powers Are 'Only Temporary'

Egypt Jurists: Morsi 'Violated Judicial Authority'

Supreme Judicial Council says Morsi's declaration of new powers is an "unprecedented assault" on judiciary.

Egyptian Jurists: Morsi 'Violated Judicial Authority'

10,000 Rally in Cairo, Demand Sharia Law

Rally organized by minority Salafi groups, demanding Egypt's new constitution be based on the Islamic law.

10,000 Rally in Cairo, Demand Sharia Law

UK Foreign Office Raises Terror Threat in Egypt

UK's Foreign Office raised terror threat in Egypt from “general” to “high”, following reports of al-Qaeda inspired plots against westerners.

UK Foreign Office Raises Terror Threat in Egypt

French Reporter Savagely Attacked in Tahrir Square

A French female television reporter was sexually assaulted during a protest near Cairo's Tahrir Square on Saturday.

French Reporter 'Savagely Attacked' in Cairo's Tahrir Square

Rioting and Brawls in Tahrir Square

New clashes have erupted in Tahrir Square after Friday prayers.

Rioting and Brawls in Tahrir Square

Mubarak Chiefs Acquitted of Asssaulting Protesters

Stalwarts of ousted Egyptian president Mubarak acquitted of organizing a camel-borne assault on protesters.

Mubarak-era Chiefs Acquitted of Asssaulting Protesters

Lieberman Predicts 'Tahrir' Revolution in Iran

Sanctions could trigger a popular uprising in Iran like the revolt in Egypt that toppled Mubarak, says Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman.

Lieberman Predicts 'Tahrir' Revolution in Iran

Egypt: Clashes Erupt During Anti-Morsi Protest

Hundreds of Egyptians hit the streets to demonstrate against President Morsi. Clashes erupt in Cairo.

Egypt: Clashes Erupt During Anti-Morsi Protest in Cairo

Morsi: I'll be the President of All Egyptians

Egypt’s new president symbolically swears himself in before a huge crowd at Cairo's Tahrir Square.

Morsi at Tahrir: I'll be the President of All Egyptians

Muslim Brotherhood Expects its Win to be Respected

The Muslim Brotherhood says it expects its presidential election win to be respected as its supporters pack Cairo's Tahrir.

Muslim Brotherhood Expects its Win to be Respected

Thousands Protest Against Mubarak-Era Candidate

Thousands demonstrate in Egypt to demand that Ahmed Shafiq be banned from a run-off presidential election.

Thousands Protest in Egypt Against Mubarak-Era Candidate