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6 April: combating terrorism is an “elastic” term that may entail extraordinary measures
One dead and 28 injured in an explosion in front of the Daqahleya security directorate
Minister of Defence calls on Egyptians to take to the streets on Friday to authorise the army to “confront terrorism”
Clashes erupt early morning on Tuesday in Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Al-Nahda Square
Army Commander: there is a plot to involve the army in violent clashes, but we adhere to restraint
6 April calls for occupying Tahrir and presidential palace area before Islamists head out from 18 mosques in a million man march titled “Breaking the Coup”
Unidentified gunmen attacked police and army check points injuring eight people
Alleged victim claims he was tortured by protesters at Rabaa Al-Adaweya
Egyptian security forces clashed with supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi overnight, leaving seven people dead
Front urges security personnel to avoid use of deadly violence even while facing armed protesters
Freedom and Justice Party leading figure said “military coup” is to blame for Sinai violence
This year Cairo looks and feels very different at the start of the month of Ramadan.
Some countries warn their citizens against visiting Cairo due to the unrest
The weekend witnessed the attempted murder of a row officer, as well as the hacking of a wireless police line
UN Secretary General and EU High Representative second Amnesty’s calls, stressing on the importance of having a peaceful dialogue including all political powers
The EGX 70, an index of small and medium-sized companies,declined by a precipitous 5.32%, while the broader EGX 100 slid 4%.
General call for prompt investigations, FJP calls for international intervention
10 year veteran: Al Jazeera has become an “enemy of Egypt”
Military addressed nation about recent events.
One dead and four injured in attacks on security checkpoints and civil defence departments
Conflicting reports flood the media
The coalition demands the release of political detainees, including a member of the National Council for Human Rights
Al-Jamaa Al-Islamiya members refuse charges against them and call on interim president to resign
Ahmed Doma, Alaa Abd El-Fattah and Nawara Negm acquitted on charges of incitement against the Brotherhood
The statement read: “The Secretary General believes strongly that this is a critical juncture in which it is imperative for Egyptians to work together to chart a peaceful return to civilian control, constitutional order and democratic governance.”
Political activist and blogger released without bail
The armed forces urge people against exclusion of political factions
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Ministry vows to protect the people and fight violence side by side with the Egyptian armed forces.
Brotherhood claims existence of plans to violently attack opposition protesters in Tahrir Square and the presidential palace