Alexandria

  • Egypt: Six Morsi supporters die in fresh protests 31-08-2013 11:06 AM

    Thousands of supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi marched through Cairo and cities across Egypt on Friday to demand his reinstatement, in the movement's biggest show of defiance since hundreds of protesters were killed two weeks ago. Although most marches passed without major incident, a security source said there...
  • Obama expresses deep concern, doesn't condemn Egyptian military intervention 04-07-2013 05:30 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama expressed deep concern about the Egyptian military's removal of President Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday but stopped short of condemning a move that could lead to a cut-off in US aid. Obama issued a written statement responding to dramatic events in Cairo after huddling with his...
  • Footloose in Egypt 09-08-2011 11:29 AM

    Alright in Alexandria The receptionist has throat cancer and must keep a finger on the tiny hole at the top of his chest when he speaks, "Welcome to..." and as his fingertip slips there's a deflated wheeze instead of "Alexandria". My room is one of those typical budget accommodations with...
  • Egypt: Coptic Christians protest church burning 06-03-2011 07:12 PM

    Cairo: Hundreds of Coptic Christians gathered outside the state television and radio building in Cairo on Sunday to protest against the burning of a church following religious clashes south of the capital. Protesters, some carrying wooden crosses and Egyptian flags, demanded that the armed forces intervene to protect Coptic communities...
  • Egyptian protesters storm security HQ 05-03-2011 02:31 PM

    Cairo: Thousands of protesters stormed the headquarters of internal security service in Egypt's second largest city of Alexandria on Friday in an outburst of anger at the agency charged with large scale human rights violation during toppled President Hosni Mubarak's regime. Protesters marched into the building late on Friday attacking...