Yasmine Saleh

Egypt goes to the polls amid angry revolts

Egyptians have voted in their first election since a revolt ousted Hosni Mubarak, amid fears the generals who replaced him would cling to power.

Egypt’s Islamists warn Turkish PM over regional role

The Muslim Brotherhood has warned Tayyip Erdogan against seeking to dominate the Middle East, despite an enthusiastic welcome at his regional tour.

Israel tries to calm tempers over killings

Egypt and Israel are trying to defuse a diplomatic crisis over the killing of five Egyptian security personnel during an Israeli operation.

Egypt protesters return to Tahrir Square

Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said on Monday he would reshuffle his Cabinet within a week, but protesters said they were not satisfied.

In Egypt’s first democratic test, reformists divided

Egyptians will vote on proposed constitutional changes on Saturday in the first election in decades in which they will not know the result in advance.

Egypt’s military under pressure from protesters

The Egyptian military has given no timetable for the transition but says it is committed to civilian rule and democracy.

Egypt’s army commits to civilian rule

Egypt's new military rulers told the nation on Saturday they were committed to civilian rule and democracy after Hosni Mubarak's overthrow.

Mubarak Cabinet meets as ‘Nile Revolution’ digs in

President Hosni Mubarak's new Cabinet on Monday held its first meeting since an uprising started nearly two weeks ago in Egypt.

Clashes erupt between protesters, Mubarak supporters

Clashes broke out between opponents and supporters of President Hosni Mubarak in central Cairo on Wednesday.

Egypt in crisis as Mubarak meets commanders

President Hosni Mubarak, clinging to power despite unprecedented demands for an end to his 30-year rule, met on Sunday with the powerful military.

Mubarak orders army to back police against unrest

President Hosni Mubarak imposed a curfew and ordered troops to back up police as they struggled to control crowds who flooded the streets of Cairo.

Car bomb hits church in Egypt

A car bombing outside a church killed 21 people in Egypt's northern city of Alexandria as worshippers gathered to mark the New Year.

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