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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Sexual assaults in Cairo's Tahrir Square 'out of control'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... of control' A new wave of sexual assaults, including at least one gang rape, has been reported during anti-government protests in Cairo's central Tahrir Square, as millions of Egyptians take ... sexual assaults by mobs of men on Sunday alone. A Dutch woman was gang-raped when a crowd surrounded her in Tahrir Square on Friday, as protests by Mursi's supporters and opponents got under ...

  2. News - World - EGYPT

    New leader Sisi orders action to tackle sex attacks on women in Egypt

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:47pm by NYT

    ... by a video said to show a sex assault on a woman by a mob in Tahrir Square, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has pledged to take "all necessary measures" to combat attacks. He has ordered ... of mob assaults had taken place in the square in recent days as Sisi backers hailed his victory in last month's presidential election. The attack that was captured on video occurred ...

  3. News - World - EGYPT

    HRW urges ‘crimes against humanity’ probe of top Egyptian officials

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 06:58pm by AFP

    ... ‘Raining bullets’ The report quoted survivors describing the assault. “It was raining bullets. I smelled tear-gas and immediately saw people being hit and falling down around me,” said ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s president Sisi ‘will not interfere’ in ruling on Al-Jazeera journalists

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 11:18am by GDN and Reuters

    ... sentenced to seven years.   Rights campaigners portrayed the verdict as a frightening assault on what remains of Egyptian free speech. But it also represented a shaming slap-down to American ...

  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Happy press freedom day, judge tells Al-Jazeera journalist in court hearing in Egypt

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:43am by AP

    ... to release all detained journalists. The committee said at the time at least five journalists had been killed, 45 assaulted, 44 detained and 11 news outlets raided in Egypt since Mursi ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Some Egyptians express doubts over likely winner of presidential election

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:27pm by Reuters

    ... an assault on camps of Mursi supporters last year in which hundreds of people were gunned down on Cairo streets. They still back a crackdown that saw thousands of Muslim Brotherhood members rounded ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Court hands death sentences to 529 loyalists of ex-Egypt president Mursi

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:22pm by AP

    ... bombings, suicide attacks and other assaults- most by an al-Qaeda-inspired group- have increasingly targeted police and military forces in retaliation for the crackdown on Islamists. Authorities ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    98.1pc 'yes' vote for Egypt's military-backed constitution

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 06:16am by AFP

    ... fireworks at police, who ran for cover when they heard bursts of automatic gunfire from the protesters' side. A policeman fired an assault rifle in the protesters' direction. The interior ...

  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Gunmen kill three people outside Coptic Christian church in Cairo

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 09:57am by Agence France-Presse in Cairo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Attack targeting Christians killed eight-year-old girl Gunmen on a motorbike shot dead three people late on Sunday, including an eight-year-old girl, as they fired on a group outside a Coptic Christian church in Cairo, Egypt’s interior ministry said. The attack was the first such assault targeting Christians in the Egyptian capital since the military ...

  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's upheaval sets off jihadist attacks in Sinai peninsula

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... in a state-run newspaper last weekend declaring a new assault on Sinai militants in the coming days, army sources are playing down the possibility of a major operation in the near term. The Abrams tanks ...




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