Geography of Egypt http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28008/all en Army vehicles, police out on Egyptian city's streets-witness http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/army-vehicles-police-out-egyptian-citys-streets-witness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CAIRO, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Army armoured personnel carriers and military police were seen on Saturday deploying on the streets of Port Said, northeast of Cairo, after violence flared in response to a court ruling over a soccer stadium disaster in the city, a witness reported.</p> <p>Although there was no immediate official announcement, a security source said the army had been deployed to support the police and to protect public buildings in the city, where state television said two policemen were killed in Saturday's clashes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/army-vehicles-police-out-egyptian-citys-streets-witness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of Africa Geography of Egypt Geography of Illinois Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 11:15:18 +0000 5739781 at http://www.globalpost.com One man shot dead during Egypt port city funerals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/one-man-shot-dead-during-egypt-port-city-funerals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ISMAILIA, Egypt, Jan 27 (Reuters) - An Egyptian man was killed in Port Said on Sunday when thousands of people held funerals for 33 who died in protests at the weekend, a hospital official in the Mediterranean port said.</p> <p>The head of Port Said hospitals, Abdel Rahman Farag, told Reuters the 18-year-old died from a gunshot wound in the chest. He said more than 416 people were injured as a result of teargas inhalation, while 17 suffered gunshot wounds.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/one-man-shot-dead-during-egypt-port-city-funerals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Geography of Africa Geography of Egypt Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 15:45:42 +0000 5740146 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Three people shot dead in Egyptian port city funerals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/update-1-three-people-shot-dead-egyptian-port-city-funerals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updates death toll to three from one)</p> <p>ISMAILIA, Egypt, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Three people were killed in the Egyptian city of Port Said on Sunday when thousands of people held funerals for 33 who died in protests at the weekend, a hospital official in the Mediterranean port said.</p> <p>The head of Port Said hospitals, Abdel Rahman Farag, told Reuters three people were killed by gunshot wounds.</p> <p>One was an 18-year-old man but he did not immediately have further details about the other two victims.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/update-1-three-people-shot-dead-egyptian-port-city-funerals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Geography of Africa Geography of Egypt Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 16:30:33 +0000 5740166 at http://www.globalpost.com Protests erupt in Egypt city under state of emergency http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/blank-headline-received-6 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CAIRO, Jan 27 (Reuters) - About 200 people marched on Sunday in the streets of Ismailia, east of Egypt's capital, shortly after President Mohamed Mursi declared a state of emergency there and in two other Suez Canal cities, a witness reported.</p> <p>"Down with Mursi, down with the state of emergency," they chanted. Rights activists say the state of emergency will give police, working under the Interior Ministry, broad powers to detain people deemed a threat to security. (Writing by Edmund Blair; Editing by Jon Hemming)</p> Africa Arab world Geography of Africa Geography of Egypt Thomson Reuters Sun, 27 Jan 2013 21:00:17 +0000 5740253 at http://www.globalpost.com Hundreds defy Egyptian curfew to rally against president http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/hundreds-defy-egyptian-curfew-rally-against-president <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CAIRO, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Hundreds of anti-government protesters took to the streets of the Egyptian cities of Port Said, Ismailia and Suez late on Monday in defiance of President Mohamed Mursi's declaration of a curfew and a state of emergency after days of deadly unrest.</p> <p>The crowds shouted "Down down with Mohamed Mursi, down down with the state of emergency," in Ismailia and similar slogans were heard in the other cities along the Suez Canal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/hundreds-defy-egyptian-curfew-rally-against-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Geography of Africa Geography of Egypt Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 19:30:36 +0000 5740705 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 5-Army warns unrest pushing Egypt to the brink http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-egyptian-protesters-defy-curfew-attack-police-stations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Death toll in five days of violence reaches 52</p> <p>* Army had ruled Egypt in transition after Mubarak fell</p> <p>* Early morning calm on debris-strewn Cairo streets (Adds Interior Ministry comment)</p> <p>By Edmund Blair and Tom Perry</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-egyptian-protesters-defy-curfew-attack-police-stations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Arab world Egypt Egyptian revolution Entertainment Geography of Africa Geography of Egypt Politics Politics of Egypt War Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 08:00:14 +0000 5740886 at http://www.globalpost.com As Suez cities burn, canal shipping sails on, for now http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/suez-cities-burn-canal-shipping-sails-now <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Army move to protect Suez shows canal's importance</p> <p>* Handles tenth of world sea trade, fees fund Egypt</p> <p>* Heavy security to ensure treaty on free passage to all</p> <p>By Peter Apps, Security Correspondent</p> <p>ABOARD RMS QUEEN MARY 2, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Egypt's army stepped forward on Tuesday from its new place in the shadows of the fledgling democracy and pledged to defend the state after a week of bloody street violence in cities along the Suez Canal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/suez-cities-burn-canal-shipping-sails-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Business Geography of Africa Geography of Egypt Labor Law War Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 17:30:35 +0000 5741098 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt's Mursi cancels Paris visit amid crisis at home http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/egypts-mursi-cancels-paris-visit-amid-crisis-at-home <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi has cancelled a planned visit to Paris this week, France's presidency said on Tuesday, as a political crisis flares in Egypt.</p> <p>Mursi had been due to arrive in Paris on Thursday afternoon following a visit to Berlin on Wednesday and later meet Hollande over breakfast on Friday.</p> <p>Mursi's spokesman Yasser Ali said in Cairo that the president would reschedule a visit at another time.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/egypts-mursi-cancels-paris-visit-amid-crisis-at-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Geography of Africa Geography of Egypt Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 20:00:50 +0000 5741199 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/curfew-egypt-city-reduced-three-hours-governor <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>EGYPT'S GOVERNOR OF SUEZ CANAL CITY OF ISMAILIA CUTS NIGHTLY CURFEW TO 3 HOURS FROM 9 HOURS</p> Africa Geography of Africa Geography of Egypt Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:01:55 +0000 5741581 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Egypt protesters stone PM's motorcade: report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/urgent-egypt-protesters-stone-pms-motorcade-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Protesters threw stones and bottles at the Egyptian prime minister's motorcade on Saturday as he tried to enter Cairo's Tahrir Square after overnight clashes nearby and at the presidential palace, media reported.</p> <p>Dream Live, a private television station, reported that Prime Minister Hisham Qandil left the scene after the attack. His office said in a statement, without elaborating, that he had been "confronted by youths and troublemakers."</p> <p>se/srm</p> Geography of Africa Geography of Egypt AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 15:15:29 +0000 5743961 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt protesters stone PM's motorcade: report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-protesters-stone-pms-motorcade-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Protesters threw stones and bottles at the Egyptian prime minister's motorcade on Saturday as he tried to enter Cairo's Tahrir Square after overnight clashes nearby and at the presidential palace, media reported.</p> <p>Dream Live, a private television station, reported that Prime Minister Hisham Qandil left the scene after the attack. His office said in a statement, without elaborating, that he had been "confronted by youths and troublemakers."</p> <p>"I preferred to avoid a confrontation between them and security personnel," Qandil said later on his Facebook page.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/egypt-protesters-stone-pms-motorcade-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of Africa Geography of Egypt AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 15:15:54 +0000 5743972 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-Top Egypt archaeologist sees hope for future in past http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/top-egypt-archaeologist-sees-hope-future-past <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Fixes typo in paragraph 3)</p> <p>* Excavation, restoration work hit by Egypt unrest</p> <p>* Temples, tombs reopened to draw back cultural tourism</p> <p>* Minister says threat from radicals overblown</p> <p>By Tom Perry</p> <p>CAIRO, Feb 15 (Reuters) - The keeper of Egypt's archaeological treasures sees hope for the nation's future in its pharaonic past.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/top-egypt-archaeologist-sees-hope-future-past" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Geography of Egypt Giza Plateau Mohammed Ibrahim War Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 16:45:18 +0000 5756816 at http://www.globalpost.com Protests grip Egyptian canal city of Port Said http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/protests-grip-egyptian-canal-city-port-said Thousands of Egyptians on Sunday closed down government offices and factories in the Suez Canal city of Port Said, demanding justice for dozens of people killed in clashes with police, witnesses said.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/protests-grip-egyptian-canal-city-port-said" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Egypt Geography of Africa Geography of Egypt AFP Sun, 17 Feb 2013 14:46:00 +0000 5758194 at http://www.globalpost.com Protests paralyse factories in Suez Canal city http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/protests-paralyse-factories-suez-canal-city <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Factory production shut down</p> <p>* Suez Canal shipping unaffected</p> <p>* Protests linked to soccer violence, reflect wider unrest</p> <p>* Mursi moves to reinstate Port Said free trade zone</p> <p>By Shaimaa Fayed</p> <p>CAIRO, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Thousands of Egyptian workers joined a protest wave in Port Said on Tuesday, paralysing factory production in the Suez Canal city despite President Mohamed Mursi's efforts to soothe unrest by acting to restore its free port status.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/protests-paralyse-factories-suez-canal-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Geography of Africa Geography of Egypt Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Feb 2013 17:00:24 +0000 5760148 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt: Port Said strike enters day four despite cash pledge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/egypts-port-said-strike-enters-day-four-despite-cash-pledge A strike in Port Said entered its fourth day on Wednesday as Egyptian demonstrators demanding justice for protesters killed by police shrugged off a government pledge to inject money into the canal city.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/egypts-port-said-strike-enters-day-four-despite-cash-pledge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Arab world Business Egypt Geography of Africa Geography of Egypt Labor Law Nile River Delta Politics AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 13:00:00 +0000 5761015 at http://www.globalpost.com