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Cairo conflict centres on besieged mosque
Police have fired at a Cairo mosque holding hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters. The stand-off has continued throughout the day, with police arresting protestors and closing in on the compound.
Muslim Brotherhood stages Cairo rally
Thousands of supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi hold a rally in the capital Cairo to call for his reinstatement.
Muslim Brotherhood calls for uprising after Cairo ‘massacre’
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood calls for an uprising after dozens are killed in a bloody shooting at the Republican Guard headquarters in Cairo, where ousted president Mohamed Morsi is being held.
Voices from Cairo: ‘We feel so happy, we don’t believe it’ – video
I’ve spent the day in Cairo trying to get out and speak to as many ordinary people as possible to see what it felt the day after another revolution.
The final hours in Cairo 2.0
The whole nation is on tenterhooks again – the next few hours crucial.
Cairo protests: opposition demands referendum cancellation
While Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi withdraws a decree granting him sweeping powers, opposition politicians say protests will not stop until he abandons plans for a draft constitutional referendum.
Egypt protests: Petrol bombs thrown in Cairo clashes
Protestors and supporters of Mohamed Mursi are reported to have thrown petrol bombs at each other in clashes over constitutional reform.
Clashes in Cairo over Egypt football riot
There has been widespread anger in Egpyt after 74 people died in football violence. As Jonathan Rugman reports, conspiracy theories abound about how the tragedy could have happened.
Call for investigation into Cairo violence
Egypt’s ruling military have today been criticised for their violent handling of a Coptic Christian protest, as the suspected death toll in Cairo rises to 25.
At least three dead in Cairo after Israeli embassy attack
At least three people are dead and around 1,000 have been injured after anti-Israeli sentiment and frustration at the pace of change boils over into violence in Cairo.
'All of Cairo has come to dance and celebrate'
Our International Editor, Lindsey Hilsum, reports on the scenes of jubilation in central Cairo as the news of President Mubarak’s resignation reaches the streets.
Egypt: euphoria in Cairo as President Mubarak steps down
After 18 days of mass protests across Egypt against President Hosni Mubarak’s 30 year rule, the embattled leader resigns from power and a military council is put in place to run the country’s affairs.
Egypt: President Mubarak to stay amid discontent in Cairo
Hundreds of thousands of protesters in Tahrir Square react in dismay as President Hosni Mubarak announces he will transfer power, but insists on staying in office until September.
Winners and losers in Cairo
Who are the winners and losers in Egypt’s ongoing political battle, asks Krishnan Guru-Murthy, as protesters remain in the square and talks continue.
Cairo’s new war of attrition
The pro-democracy protesters are now effectively contained in a ring of steel consisting of tanks and troops. It protects them from the pro-Mubarak thugs, but it also keeps them under control. And I saw people being prevented from taking food into the protest zone – so this is a war of attrition, and the state has more weapons in its favour.