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...
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.
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...
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...
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....
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...