Jun 16, 2013 — The director of Cairo's Opera House has been sacked, sparking protests and a sit-in at the Culture Ministry. Egyptian artists say there's a culture war underway, pitting secularists against the Islamist administration of President Mohamed Morsi.
Dec 8, 2012 — Egypt's army also warned both supporters and opponents of President Morsi that they must hold talks, otherwise Egypt will enter a "dark tunnel" leading to catastrophe — and the army won't allow it.
Dec 7, 2012 — Detractors of Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi breached the security perimeter of the presidential palace in Cairo. Some scrawled graffiti on its walls.
Nov 28, 2012 — The crowd in Tahrir Square is much smaller today. Police have fired tear gas again in an effort to disperse those who are angry about President Mohammed Morsi's decrees giving him more power. Much larger protests may resume, though, on Friday.
Nov 26, 2012 — The decree, which granted the Egyptian president sweeping power, unleashed mass protests. Today, Mohammed Morsi softened his language, but stood his ground, saying the decree will not change.
Dec 21, 2011 — The image has become the rallying cry for thousands of Egyptian women who marched in Cairo demanding the end of military rule. Beyond Egypt, the content of the image was recently condemned by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who said, "systematic degradation of Egyptian women dishonors the revolution, disgraces the state and its uniform, and is not worthy of a great people."
Dec 20, 2011 — The women were protesting the brutal beating of various women by military forces during demonstrations.
Dec 16, 2011 — Egyptian protesters once again clashed with the country's ruling military and throughout the day the conflict few larger and bloodier.
Mar 9, 2011 — Mayhem erupted in Egypt's Tahrir Square Wednesday afternoon, as the army clashed with crowds in the Cairo spot that was the center of protests against the resigned Hosni Mubarak. The clashes left more than a dozen people dead and dozens of others injured.
Feb 22, 2011 — "Once a regime is no longer able to frighten people — to terrorize them into passive submission — then that regime is in big trouble," says the scholar whose work helped guide the protesters. He's impressed by what Egypt's protesters accomplished.