CAIRO (AP) — They waited in long lines for hours to vote, despite a new wave of unrest, fears about a sharply divided society and uncertainty over the nation’s future. For the millions of Egyptians who cast ballots Monday, the first parliamentary elections since they ousted Hosni Mubarak were a turning point in history – […]

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Three American college students detained for several days in Egypt as deadly protests swept Cairo have flown home to freedom, one describing an ordeal so terrifying he wasn’t sure he would survive it. “I was not sure I was going to live,” 19-year-old college student Derrik Sweeney told The Associated Press […]

CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. increased pressure Friday on Egypt’s military rulers to hand over power to civilian leaders, and the generals turned to a Mubarak-era politician to head a new government in a move that failed to satisfy the more than 100,000 protesters who jammed Tahrir Square in the biggest rally yet this week. […]

The Huffington Post is reporting that Egyptian-American journalist Mona Eltahawy was brutally beaten by Egyptian riot police, sexually assaulted and detained for approximately twelve hours. Related News: Five Die In Yemen Protests Photographs and an accompanying audio interview of Eltahawy on CNN paint a brutal picture of how she was treated. Her right arm and […]