Regional News

July 30, 2013

Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi wait prior to the 'iftar' fast-breaking meal at a sit-in protest at the Rabaa al Adweya Mosque in the Nasr City district on July 28, 2013 in Cairo. (Getty images)
09:29 GMT

At least 15 people died after clashes erupted on the streets of Cairo on Monday night, according to Egyptian officials.

Supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi (portrait) shout slogans during a demonstration following Friday prayers in Cairo on July 26, 2013 (AFP)
09:00 GMT

The Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawi has said he does not know if government security forces opened fire on Morsi supporters in Cairo this weekend.

July 29, 2013

Men check the IDs of dead Muslim Brotherhood supporters, at a field hospital in Cairo, on July 27, 2013 (AFP)
19:23 GMT

The White House on Monday said it strongly condemned the ongoing violence in Egypt following the ousting of former President Mohamed Morsi

A sticker shows ousted president Mohamed Morsi (R) and army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, in Cairo, July 24, 2013 (AFP)
13:32 GMT

Eleven bodies near the pro-Morsi camp in Cairo have been found bearing signs of torture, according to the Egyptian interior ministry.

Egyptian soldier stands on top of a watch tower on the Egyptian side of the border wit the Gaza Strip, on July 5, 2013 (AFP/File)
10:46 GMT

One police officer was killed and eight were injured following an armed attack launched on a military camp in Rafah in the Sinai peninsula.

Supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi  at a demonstration in Cairo on July 26, 2013 (AFP)
10:20 GMT

Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour has allocated emergency powers to Prime Minister Hazem Al Beblawi as the country braces itself for more protests in the wake of former President Morsi's ousting.

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton(ARMEND NIMANI/AFP/Getty Images)
09:26 GMT

EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton was scheduled to arrive in Cairo Sunday night.

The king of Bahrain is limiting political freedom in a bid to limit the level of violence in the country. (AFP File)
09:23 GMT

The king of Bahrain has urged the government to propose harsher measures in a bid to decrease the high levels of violence that have been witnessed against the Gulf state's Shia population in recent months.

An image of deposed president Mohamed Morsi at a makeshift barricade on Nasr City's main street in Cairo, July 28, 2013 (AFP)
07:57 GMT

Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi have called on their comrades to join them in a "million man march" in Cairo on Tuesday.

Liberals, who were not represented in the previous parliament, won three seats in the elections. Here, they celebrate in Kuwait City on Sunday morning. (AFP)
05:00 GMT

The emir of Kuwait has accepted the resignation of the Kuwaiti government in the aftermath of Saturday's parliamentary polls, but has requested that the Prime Minister and his cabinet stay in office in a caretaker role.

July 28, 2013

Egyptian soldiers are deployed in the area of the Rafah Crossing border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip on May 21, 2013 (AFP/File)
18:56 GMT

Egyptian security forces in the Sinai peninsula killed 10 militants on Sunday after a 48 hour operation seeking to liquidate a terrorist cell.

Supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi demonstrate after Friday prayers in Cairo on July 26, 2013 (AFP)
12:32 GMT

The Egyptian Tamarod campaign has released a statement saying it is concerned with the Egyptian interior ministry's use of state security following the ousting of former President Mohamed Morsi.

Supporters of Egyptian Armed Forces General Ahmed Fattah al-Sissi rally at Tahrir Square in Cairo on July 26, 2013 (AFP)
12:07 GMT

Egyptian officials have announced the official death toll over the clashes across the country over the weekend, stating that 74 people died.

Supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi take part in a demonstration in Alexandria, Egypt, on July 26, 2013 (AFP)
09:39 GMT

Supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi stormed a university campus in Nasr City, just outside of Cairo, on Saturday.

Tunisian mourners carry the coffin of assassinated opposition leader Mohamed Brahmi on Saturday. (AFP)
09:33 GMT

In the aftermath of the state funeral of Tunisian politician Mohamed Brahmi, the police used tear gas and force to break up protests in the south of the country.