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Egyptian Revolution (2011-12)

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  • Egypt's military rulers targeted by biggest protest yet

     
    Egypt protests: Protests continue against Egypt's beleaguered military rulers as they grant a newly appointed interim government leader increased powers....
  • Syria's President Bashar Assad denies ordering crackdown

     
    President Bashar Assad says he did not order a deadly crackdown in Syria. In an interview airing Wednesday, Syrian President Bashar Assad said, “No government in the world kills its people unless it's led by a crazy person.”...
  • General strike launched in Syria amid fierce clashes

     
    Fierce clashes broke out Sunday between Syrian security forces and army defectors in several parts of the country, activists said Sunday. Opposition supporters launched a general strike in Syria to press President Bashar Assad to step down....
  • Human Rights Watch: Syrian troops ordered to use lethal force

     
    Syrian military commanders and intelligence officials gave orders to use lethal force against unarmed protesters and to beat and torture detainees, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch. The report identifies 74 Syrian commanders and officials...
  • Egyptian troops and protesters clash for third day

     
    Egyptian troops and protesters demanding the end of military rule pelted each other with rocks in the center of Cairo in the third day of clashes that have killed at least 10 people and injured hundreds. The violence has exposed sharp divisions among...
  • Christianity has become less European over past century, study says

     
    A new study finds that the Christian percentage of the world's population has remained fairly steady over the last century, but its distribution has changed dramatically, with just 25% now found in Europe....
  • Death toll climbs to 13 in fourth day of Egyptian protests

     
    A fourth day of clashes in Cairo's Tahrir Square brought the death toll to 13 Monday as Egypt's interim leaders defended their handling of protests and demonstrators continued to call for the military to relinquish its control of the government....
  • Egypt's PM calls for national dialogue amid Friday march plans

     
    Egypt's military-appointed Prime Minister Kamal Ganzouri has called on protesters to bury the hatchet and begin a national dialogue to ensure calm and stability after five days of clashes that left at least 15 dead and over 800 injured....
  • More bloodshed reported as Syria awaits Arab League monitors

     
    As many as 20 people were reported killed in heavy shelling and gunfire in the Syrian city of Homs on Monday, even as the first group of about 50 Arab League observers was expected in Syria to monitor compliance with a regional peace initiative....
  • Thousands march in Cairo denouncing violence against protesters

     
    Egypt protest: Tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday, demanding an end to military rule. The Egypt protest also criticized what demonstrators called the army’s excessive use of violence....
  • Two explosions rock Syrian capital

     
    Two explosions targeting security buildings rocked the Syrian capital on Friday, killing at least 30 people, state-run media reported. The attacks came the day after the arrival of an advance team from the Arab League to prepare for an observer mission to...
  • Arab observers visit restive Syrian city of Homs

     
    Observers from the Arab League begin get their first look at the restive Syrian city of Homs. But activists say the Arab League's presence is not halting a crackdown against dissent in Syria....