Aug 18, 2013 — Egyptians are no longer talking about how to build a democracy. The fear now is that the country could be flirting with civil war.
Aug 17, 2013 — Police and military forces clad in riot gear had surrounded the area in an hours-long siege of the compound in Cairo.
Aug 14, 2013 — The security forces reasserted their authority on several fronts and gave every appearance that they would press ahead with a crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood.
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.
Jan 29, 2013 — After Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi imposes a 30-day state of emergency, thousands of protesters take to the street; the army chief warns the political instability could threaten the country's future.
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.
May 9, 2011 — The Mississippi river is expected to crest in Memphis Tuesday near record levels; the average price for regular gas reaches $4 a gallon; 12 people died in religious fighting in Cairo this weekend; tens of thousands of people turned out in Mexico City Sunday to protest drug violence
Feb 24, 2011 — When Egypt's army asserted itself during the country's recent unrest, a main goal was to protect historical sites. But when it came to the Library of Alexandria, the demonstrators protected the building themselves — by forming a human chain around it.
Feb 11, 2011 — After weeks of protest, millions of Egyptians celebrate the country's first transition of power in 30 years.