Egypt

  • February 11, 2011

    President Hosni Mubarak's three decades of dictatorship came to an end this evening, as the Egyptian leader finally bowed to popular opinion.

  • February 10, 2011

    Contrary to expectations last night that Egypt's president Mubarak was preparing to resign, he has remained defiant about staying until September.

  • February 9, 2011

    European Union (EU) countries including the UK are facing criticism for their arms sales to the Mubarak regime in Egypt.

  • February 5, 2011

    Millions took to the streets in Egypt yesterday, with scenes of violence giving way to the sight of people praying and Muslims joining arms with Christians.

  • February 4, 2011

    President Mubarak has said he will not seek re-election when the country goes to the polls in September 2011. That's not soon enough for the anti-government protesters who have given him until today - Friday 4 February - to stand down.

  • February 3, 2011

    Christians and Muslims have been fasting for peace with justice in Egypt. But what on earth has giving up food got to do with changing the world? The answer, suggests Simon Barrow, is that it helps re-shape our desires as human beings, and therefore our political and spiritual orientation.

  • February 3, 2011

    The World Student Christian Federation is organising a worldwide fasting and prayer initiative for peace and justice in Egypt at noon today.

  • February 3, 2011

    Egyptian authorities are harassing journalists, says Index on Censorship. They have also hijacked a cellphone company to send out pro-regime texts.

  • February 3, 2011

    The Egyptian government should stop what appear to be organized attacks on pro-democracy demonstrators, Human Rights Watch said today.

  • February 3, 2011

    What has really been happening on the streets of Cairo, and who are these pro-Hosni Mubarak 'supporters' who have suddenly emerged, after many days of genuine protest, to throw rocks and hand-bombs at citizens and demonstrators alike?