April 6 Youth Movement
The April 6 Youth Movement (Arabic: حركة شباب 6 أبريل‎) is an Egyptian activist group established in Spring 2008 to support the workers in El-Mahalla El-Kubra, an industrial town, who were p...
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1986 Egyptian Conscription Riot
On February 25, 1986, around 25,000 Egyptian conscripts of the Central Security Forces (CSF), Egyptian paramilitary force, staged violent protests in and around Cairo. The riot came as a reaction to t...
Secularism in Egypt
Secularism in Egypt has had a very important role to play in both the history of Egypt and that of the Middle East. Egypt’s first experience of Secularism started with the British Occupation (1882–195...
Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt
The Muslim Brotherhood (Arabic: جماعة الاخوان المسلمين‎ gammāʿat al-ʾiḫwān/al-ikhwan/el-ekhwan al-muslimīn, [elʔexˈwæːn]) in Egypt is a Sunni Islamist religious, political, and social movem...
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2008 Egyptian general strike
The 2008 Egyptian general strike was a strike which occurred on 6 April 2008, by Egyptian workers, primarily in the state-run textile industry, in response to low wages and rising food costs. Strikes ...
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Egyptian Revolution of 2011
The Egyptian Revolution of 2011, locally known as the January 25 Revolution (Arabic: ثورة 25 يناير‎; Thawret 25 yanāyir), began on 25 January 2011 and was part of the Arab Spring and also kn...
Foreign relations of Egypt
Foreign relations of the Arab Republic of Egypt are the Egyptian government's external relations with the outside world. Egypt's foreign policy operates along a non-aligned level. Factors such as popu...
Islam and democracy
Islamic democracy refers to a political ideology that seeks to apply Islamic principles to public policy within a democratic framework. In practice, there are three kinds of political systems in the M...
Egyptian Armed Forces
The Egyptian Armed Forces (Arabic: القوات المسلحة المصرية‎) ( [el qouwat el mosalaha el masriya]) are the military forces of Egypt. The Egyptian Armed Forces are the largest in Africa, and t...
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Helwan Riots (1945)
The Helwan Riots were protests by South African soldiers in Helwan, Egypt over their housing conditions and treatment while being repatriated at the conclusion of the Second World War. Property damage...
Helwan Riots (1945) - Wikipedia
Egyptian Islamic Jihad
The Egyptian Islamic Jihad (Arabic: الجهاد الإسلامي المصري‎) (EIJ) formerly called simply Islamic Jihad (الجهاد الإسلامي and Liberation Army for Holy Sites) originally referred to as al-Jiha...
2005 Alexandria riot
The 2005 Alexandria riot was an anti-Christian riot in the Egyptian port city of Alexandria. The riot erupted on 21 October when a group of Muslims staged a demonstration outside St. George's, Copti...
Egyptian constitutional review committee of 2011
A committee formed in February 2011 by the Egyptian military following suspension of the constitution during the 2011 Egyptian revolution. The committee's purpose is to review the constitution of Egyp...
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Timeline of the 2011 Egyptian revolution under Supreme Council of the Armed Forces
The following is a chronological summary of the major events that occurred during the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, after Hosni Mubarak's resignation as the fourth President of Egypt, on 11 February 20...
Timeline of the 2011 Egyptian revolution under Supreme Council of the Armed Forces - Wikipedia
Cairo Fire
The Cairo Fire (Arabic: حريق القاهرة‎), also known as Black Saturday, was a series of riots that took place on 26 January 1952, marked by the burning and looting of some 750 buildings —retai...
1977 Egyptian Bread Riots
The Egyptian "bread riots" of 1977 affected most major cities in Egypt from 18–19 January 1977. The riots were a spontaneous uprising by hundreds of thousands of lower-class people protesting World Ba...
Domestic responses to the Egyptian Revolution of 2011
There have been numerous domestic responses to the 2011 Egyptian revolution. Opposition parties, activists and religious bodies have been staunchly demanding Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resigna...
Domestic responses to the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 - Wikipedia
International reactions to the 2011 Egyptian revolution
International reactions to the 2011 Egyptian revolution refer to external responses to the events that took place in Egypt between 25 January and 10 February 2011, as well as some of the events after ...
International reactions to the 2011 Egyptian revolution - Wikipedia
Food riots in the Middle East
Food riots refer to protests, riots, and civil unrest attributed to popular outrage against food shortages and high or rising prices of food. In the 20th and 21st century, food riots occurred across t...