Feb 22, 2013 13:17 EST
Hanan Attia says she can no longer leave her home on Fridays in the Egyptian capital, where bloody weekly protests and insecurity have left many anxious families dreading the weekend.
Dec 06, 2012 13:38 EST
Egyptian troops deployed tanks outside the presidential palace on Thursday as the nation awaited President Mohamed Morsi's first address since streets clashes between his supporters and opponents rocked the capital.
Dec 06, 2012 11:17 EST
Egyptian troops pushed protesters back from the presidential palace on Thursday to keep them at bay, after the deadliest violence between allies and foes of Mohamed Morsi since the president's election.
Dec 06, 2012 05:52 EST
Egypt's worst violence since President Mohammed Morsi was elected forced the army to deploy tanks in Cairo Thursday, as hundreds of people were hurt in clashes between Islamists and the secular opposition.
Dec 06, 2012 04:39 EST
Egypt's army deployed tanks outside the presidential palace on Thursday after five demonstrators died overnight in clashes between supporters and opponents of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.
Dec 05, 2012 22:53 EST
Five demonstrators died overnight in the worst violence since Mohamed Morsi became Egypt's first Islamist president in June.
Dec 05, 2012 19:31 EST
Allies and foes of Egypt's Mohamed Morsi lobbed fire bombs and rocks at each other on Wednesday as their simmering standoff over the Islamist president's expanded powers and a new constitution turned violent.
Dec 04, 2012 06:24 EST
Opponents of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi were to march on the presidential palace on Tuesday to protest his power grab and a controversial draft charter, as the country plunged deeper into crisis.
Jul 14, 2012 13:57 EDT
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Saturday reaffirmed Washington's "strong support" for Egypt's democratic transition, after talks with newly-elected President Mohamed Morsi.
Jul 14, 2012 12:38 EDT
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Saturday held talks with new President Mohamed Morsi soon after arriving in Cairo at the start of a visit aimed at lending US support to Egypt's transition to democracy.
May 24, 2012 19:01 EDT
Vote counting was underway in Egypt after two days of polling ended Thursday in a landmark presidential election which pitted stability against the ideals of the uprising that ended Hosni Mubarak's rule.
May 24, 2012 15:47 EDT
Egypt wrapped up two days of polling Thursday in a landmark presidential election that pitted stability against the ideals of the uprising that ended Hosni Mubarak's rule but the hard-fought contest threatened to go to a runoff.
May 24, 2012 14:06 EDT
Egypt prepared to wrap up landmark presidential polls on Thursday after an orderly two-day vote in which candidates pitted stability against the ideals of the uprising that ended Hosni Mubarak's rule.
May 24, 2012 12:30 EDT
Egyptians returned to the polls Thursday on the second day of a gripping presidential election in which candidates are pitting stability against the ideals of the uprising that ended Hosni Mubarak's rule.
May 24, 2012 06:04 EDT
Egyptians swarmed polling stations on the second day Thursday of a gripping presidential election in which candidates are pitting stability against the ideals of the uprising that ended Hosni Mubarak's rule.
Dec 03, 2011 22:20 EST
Results continued to trickle in for Egypt's first post-revolution election as early returns showed Islamist parties sweeping to victory, including hardline Salafists, with secular parties trounced in many areas.
Dec 03, 2011 14:35 EST
Early results from Egypt's first post-revolution election showed Islamist parties sweeping to victory on Saturday, including hardline Salafists, with secular parties trounced in many areas.
Jul 22, 2011 12:39 EDT
Hundreds of Egyptian protesters gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday to push for reforms, as Islamists held a separate demonstration calling for stability.
Apr 04, 2011 09:20 EDT
CAIRO (Reuters) - A gang kidnapped the great-niece of Egypt's former President Anwar Sadat on her way to school and held her for 21 hours until her father paid a ransom, security sources and state media said Monday.
Feb 14, 2011 01:07 EST
Jonathan Wright worked for Reuters between 1979 to 2010 as a correspondent in the Middle East, Africa and the United States. He began his Reuters career in Egypt and was standing meters from President Anwar Sadat when he was assassinated by Islamist soldiers in 1981.