August 15, 2013
The Egyptian government has denied claims that it arrested several influential Muslim Brotherhood leaders following a police crackdown on pro-Morsi protesters.
August 14, 2013
The Egyptian interim cabinet on Wednesday announced that 12 governorates across the country would have a curfew imposed upon them, effective immediately.
Mohamed ElBaradei, the interim vice president of Egypt, resigned on Wednesday over the government's violent crackdown of pro-Morsi supporters.
U.N. Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay on Wednesday urged Hamas to halt post-Eid public executions.
The international community has condemned Wednesday's violence in Egypt, with Turkey urging an end to what it called the day's "massacre".
The Egyptian government on Wednesday declared a month-long state of emergency, following deadly clashes around the country.
Asmaa Al Beltagui, the 17 year-old daughter of wanted Muslim Brotherhood official Mohammed Al Beltagui, was shot by Egyptian police in Cairo on Wednesday during a major police crackdown on pro-Morsi camps across the capital.
President Bashar Assad's office denied Wednesday media reports that the Syrian leader's Damascus residence was the recent target of an attack.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday he would "not rest" until all Palestinians in Israeli jails-around 4,500- are released.
From Alexandria to Cairo, from the latest death toll figures to the latest arrests amongst the Muslim Brotherhood, a round-up of news on the tumultuous streets of Egypt today.
Egyptian Interim President Adly Mansour has appointed new governors for Egypt's 20 provinces, including both Islamists and former military.
August 13, 2013
President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday asked Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah to form a new government.
Egyptian police used tear gas Tuesday to disperse supporters of ousted President Morsi and local Cairo residents, who were fighting on the streets.
Turkey said Tuesday the abduction of two Turkish Airlines pilots in Lebanon could endanger ties between Ankara and Beirut.
The Free Syrian Army's military chief Salim Idriss says rebels are fighting against regime troops, not Alawite civilians, in the coastal province of Latakia.