11 Mar 2013
On Saturday, the Port Said Criminal Court confirmed the death sentence of 21 defendants accused of killing 72 Ahly fans after a game turned violent last year in the Suez Canal city. The court found seven of nine policemen accused in the...
09 Mar 2013
Thousands of Port Said residents throughout the city protested Saturday’s verdict in the stadium violence case, after a court upheld death sentences for 21 people, mostly city residents.
About 2,000 protesters blocked ferries headed...
19 Jul 2012
Some 300 Syrian and Egyptian activists clashed with Central Security Forces on Wednesday evening, after their attempt to raise the flag of the Syrian revolution over the embassy in Cairo was met with birdshot fire and tear gas. Barrages of...
01 Apr 2012
Israel on Sunday deported a female Palestinian prisoner who spent 43 days on hunger strike to the Gaza Strip, under a deal that has been criticized by Palestinians.
Eyewitnesses and Palestinian officials told AFP that Hanaa Shalabi entered...
06 Feb 2012
With the outbreak of new clashes between security forces and protesters around the Interior Ministry and security forces’ use of weapons such as tear gas grenades to disperse protesters, volunteers working at the front lines to...