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  • 'The Square' Shows the Rise and Fall of Egypt's Revolution

    A new documentary about the Egyptian revolution follows six Egyptians who share little in common other than a yearning for justice as they experience more joy, frustration, and terror than most of us will feel in a lifetime.

  • Appalling Violence Ravaged Cairo Again This Weekend

    Bloodshed, tear gas, and plumes of acrid black smoke are never far from the streets of Cairo these days, and they returned this weekend as police fought with supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi.

  • Revolutionary Youth Return to Streets in Cairo

    On Friday, the revolutionary youth returned, as the "Ahrar Movement" protesters, who rejected both the military rule and the Muslim Brotherhood. They called for a new system, one free from the Muslim Brotherhood, the Army, or the old Mubarak regime.

  • I Escaped Death in an Egyptian Police Van but Witnessed an Attempted Rape

    After being thrown on top of each other in a vehicle, I noticed that a young woman was also among us. As soon as we began to move the young man sitting across from her started trying to grab at her body. Randel and I, still handcuffed, protested loudly...

  • Notes from a Cairo Journalist Being Hounded by Spies and Thugs

    Four journalists have been shot dead in Egypt this week. Dozens of others have been arrested, and I myself—a relatively young reporter—have received death threats. I am now being followed.

  • Is Egypt Doomed to a Civil War?

    As the interim government try to wipe out the Muslim Brotherhood, the country is being pushed toward the abyss.

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  • Video from the Muslim Brotherhood's "Day of Anger"

    Thousands of supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi gathered in Cairo’s Ramses Square for noon prayers on Friday in what the Muslim Brotherhood called a "Day of Anger." VICE's Wail Gzoly sent us this video dispatch. Some of the footage is very...

  • VICE Speaks with Gigi Ibrahim About Violence in Egypt

    We video chatted with Gigi Ibrahim, a prominent activist in the Egyptian revolution, to try to make sense of everything that's been happening in the country.

  • Mosques Are Becoming Morgues in Cairo

    VICE correspondent Wail Gzoly was at the al Iman mosque in Nasr City on Thursday where many of the injured and the dead from the Raba’a mosque encampment were taken. He sent us this footage. We should warn you that some of the images are graphic.

  • The Muslim Brotherhood Got Massacred in Cairo

    Today's news that police and army troops moved in on supporters of Egypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi did not come as a surprise. The shock lay in the uncompromising speed at which the authorities moved. The death count is currently well over 200.

  • I Toured Cairo’s Muslim Brotherhood Protest Camps Just Before the Military Crackdown

    This morning, the Egyptian Army launched a full-scale assault on protest camps where thousands of supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi had been gathering. In the tense days leading up to this crackdown, I went on a guided tour of the largest...

  • Η Αίγυπτος μετά τον Μόρσι

    Ακόμα μια Αιγυπτιακή επανάσταση, ένα στρατιωτικό πραξικόπημα ή - όπως φοβούνταν ορισμένοι - η αρχή ενός εμφυλίου πολέμου;