March 5, 2012 It was more than 30 years before Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak lost his grip on power. It took less than a week for an "ultra-conservative Islamist member" of the post-Mubarak parliament to be forced to resign for lying about his surgery.
February 8, 2012 Authorities have shut some foreign groups, including ones run by Americans, because of what they say may be the organizations' support of protesters. Among those prevented from leaving is the son of U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.
February 6, 2012 "These Americans have done absolutely nothing wrong," U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice says. Nineteen U.S. citizens are being prevented from leaving Egypt, which says it will charge them with aiding opposition groups.
February 3, 2012 NBC News and al-Jazeera are reporting that police in Egypt say two American women and an Egyptian tour guide have been released by gunmen who kidnapped them earlier today near the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
February 3, 2012 Many Egyptians are angry about authorities' failure to prevent a riot after a soccer game earlier this week. Meanwhile, gunmen in the Sinai peninsula are reportedly demanding ransom for two American women.
February 1, 2012 Stones and bottles flew, according to reports from the scene. Many victims may have suffocated. The reason why things got out of control aren't clear yet. Meanwhile, a fire broke out at another stadium after a match was canceled.
January 26, 2012 Egyptian authorities' efforts to prevent organizations that promote democracy from freely working inside their country have now ensnared the son of a U.S. cabinet secretary.