November 29, 2013 Alaa Abdel-Fattah rose to fame during the 2011 uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak. Police arrested him late Thursday under a controversial new law that bans unauthorized protests.
November 12, 2013 Citing high rates of sexual harassment and female genital mutilation, a new survey finds that women in Egypt face the worst treatment in the Arab world. Other countries with high levels of unrest — Iraq and Syria — are also among the worst for women, according to a new survey.
November 12, 2013 The presidential decree allowed authorities to make arrests without a warrant. Over the past three months, thousands of those who support ousted President Mohammed Morsi have been arrested.
October 29, 2013 An Egyptian kung fu champion is suspended for supporting ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Also, Japanese financial regulators examined the records of three major banks. And a tunnel now connects the Asian and European parts of Istanbul.
October 26, 2013 Mohammed ElBaradei, the former head of the UN nuclear agency, had been accused of betraying the national trust of Egypt. He resigned as Egypt's interim vice president this summer, after a crackdown on backers of Mohammed Morsi.
October 16, 2013 Fida'a Abuassi has finally made it to the U.S. for graduate school at the University of Indianapolis. She should have been here in August, but was stuck at home in the Gaza Strip, the tiny Palestinian enclave bordered by Israel and Egypt. Leaving Gaza is rarely easy. But since the military takeover in Egypt, it's become nearly impossible.
October 9, 2013 Also: Boehner says short-term shutdown deal would be 'unconditional surrender" and U.S. to cut some military aid to Egypt.
October 6, 2013 In central Cairo, as well as other parts of Egypt, clashes broke out between supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and the military-backed government on Sunday.
September 23, 2013 Observers say the decision could allow opponents to undermine the infrastructure of the Islamist group, which is still protesting the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi this summer.
September 5, 2013 A bomb destroyed some vehicles in the interior minister's convoy. It was the first such attack on a member of Egypt's interim government. Still, after the deadly violence of last month, some sense of normalcy has returned to Egypt, according to news reports.
September 1, 2013 A prosecutor has issued formal charges against the ousted leader and 13 other members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
August 22, 2013 The 85-year-old former president of Egypt is now under house arrest while he awaits a retrial on charges related to the deaths of protesters during the 2011 demonstrations that toppled his regime. He reportedly was flown by helicopter to a hospital in Cairo.
August 21, 2013 Former President Hosni Mubarak could be freed from custody as soon as Thursday. The court ordered him to be freed as he appeals his conviction — and life sentence — for failing to stop the killing of protesters during the 2011 demonstrations that led to the toppling of his government.
August 19, 2013 The U.S. provides around $1.3 billion in annual aid to the Egyptian military. A good deal of that money actually goes to U.S. defense contractors that provide hardware and services for Egypt's army. Here's a list of the companies receiving the biggest contracts.