In photos

Photo gallery: IS victims' hometown clad in black

Families of 13 out of 21 Coptic Egyptians beheaded by Islamic State in Libya mourn their loss at the village of al-Owr, Minya
16 Feb 2015
 Families of 13 out of the 21 Coptic Egyptians beheaded by Islamic State in Libya mourn their loss at the village of al-Owr, Minya.

Al-Masry Al-Youm’s best photos of 2013

06 Jan 2014
Al-Masry Al-Youm has released its 100 best photos of 2013 to commemorate the struggles, celebrations, joy and suffering that Egypt has witnessed over the past year. The year 2013 was a hard year, taking the country through a roller coast...

Exclusive photos: Morsy appears in white prison suit, smiling

16 Nov 2013
Egypt Independent has obtained exclusive photos of deposed President Mohamed Morsy in his white prison suite, smiling as his picture is taken.   The photos taken by officials are part of standard procedure upon arrival at the prison...

In photos: Army drops flyers on pro-Morsy protesters

Rabaa al-Adaweya sit-in
29 Jul 2013
Military aircraft dropped flyers on supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsy at the Rabea al-Adaweya sit-in on Monday, urging them to abandon violence and avoid approaching military facilities as protests continue. “Honarable...

In photos: Scenes from Tahrir Square

An anti-Morsy protester waves an Egyptian flag as a military helicopter passes over Tahrir square during a protest to support the army in Cairo 26 July 2013.
26 Jul 2013
Tens of thousands of anti-Morsy protesters gathered in Tahrir Square, the one-time epicentre of the Egyptian revolution against the country's former autocrat, Hosni Mubarak. On Friday, they gathered to support the army which overthrew...

In photos: The Muslim Brotherhood’s day of “discernment”

Pro-Morsy protestors in front of Al-Fath Mosque in Ramsis
26 Jul 2013
Thousands of supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsy have flocked streets nationwide to protests against the overthrow of Egypt's first freely elected president. Morsy's supporters dubbed the march as the “one-million...

In photos: Ramadan around the world

10 Jul 2013
Millions of Muslims around the world welcomed the holy month of Ramadan on Wednesday. Ramadan unifies Muslims who live in different countries through such rituals as prayer, reading the holy Quran, and breaking fast outdoors with family....

After verdict, tense calm in Port Said

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...

In photos: Port Said reacts to verdict

Port Said residents protest the criminal court's verdict in a football violence case, 9 March 2013.
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...

In photos: Clashes outside Syrian Embassy

Clashes between protestors and police in front of the Syrian embassy
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...