Transcript: Egypt’s army statement – Middle East – Al Jazeera English. The Egyptian Armed Forces first declared, is still declaring and will always declare that it stands distant from political forces. The Armed Forces, based on its insightfulness, has been called by the Egyptian people for help, not to hold the reins of power, yet […]

President Morsi overthrown in Egypt – Middle East – Al Jazeera English. Summary: The Egyptian army has overthrown President Mohamed Morsi, announcing a roadmap for the country’s political future that will be implemented by a national reconciliation committee. The head of Egypt’s armed forces issued a declaration on Wednesday evening suspending the constitution and appointing the head […]

Human Rights Watch condemned in a statement “horrific levels” of sexual violence against women in Tahrir Square. “Egyptian anti-sexual harassment groups confirmed that mobs sexually assaulted and in some cases raped at least 91 women in Tahrir Square, over four days of protests beginning on June 30, 2013, amid a climate of impunity”, said Human […]