Tahrir square

Al-Akhbar is currently going through a transitional phase whereby the English website is available for Archival purposes only. All new content will be published in Arabic on the main website (www.al-akhbar.com).

Al-Akhbar Management

Hundreds of Egyptians camped out in Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square overnight Monday following a funeral for 17-year-old Gaber Salah, a leftist activist...
Read more
Protesters gathered in Tahrir Square on Friday for a mass rally against Egypt's military rulers following a brutal army crackdown on recent protests...
Friday, December 23, 2011
Read more
Rania Rabih al-Abd
Is history repeating itself in Egypt today, or are the same mistakes being committed again? About four years ago, the opposition called for...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Read more | 6 Comments
Ahmad Jamaleddine
The last thing the Egyptian regime needed was for powerful countries, like Britain and Canada, to close their embassies in Egypt. Such a reputation...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Read more
Updated at 6:13 pm (GMT+2): Egyptian police dispersed a demonstration in Abdel-Moneim Riyad Square on Friday, held to protest last week's court...
Friday, December 5, 2014
Read more
Sayed Mahmoud
Radwa Ashour lost her last battle with death. The Egyptian novelist had fought on all fronts. She remained loyal to the idea of resistance, struggle...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Read more
Egyptian authorities on Sunday freed a prominent secular activist but extended the detention of another after the two were arrested for holding...
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Read more
Bisan Kassab, Rana Mamdouh
Cairo – In the wake of the revolution, Egyptian women remain as vulnerable as ever to the types of attacks they faced under the Mubarak regime. They...
Friday, February 8, 2013
Read more
Ruqaya Izzidien
On Friday, Tahrir Square hosted its first protest in two months, as Islamist parties pulled together to organize a large rally. The once cooperative...
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Read more
^ Back to Top
Syndicate content