Egypt: Top News

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 8:37pm

Egyptian independent and opposition newspapers refused to publish their Tuesday editions in protest against lack of press freedom in the country's draft constitution.

Egyptian protesters chant anti-Muslim Brotherhood slogans during a rally in fron
Monday, February 13, 2012 - 10:58am

The International Center for Journalists is one of four American non-governmental organizations that are the subject of an investigation by Egyptian authorities.

International Center for Journalists
Friday, April 29, 2011 - 11:34am

Lara Logan thought she was going to die in Tahrir Square when she was sexually assaulted by a mob on the night that Hosni Mubarak’s government fell in Cairo.

Lara Logan, a CBS News reporter, was sexually assaulted while working in Cairo o
Friday, March 25, 2011 - 11:13am

Gregory Johnsen, the 2006 Schweisberg OPC Foundation Scholarship winner, writes an Op-Ed in today's New York Times. Johnsen is a doctoral candidate in Near Eastern studies at Princeton and writes the blog Waq al-Waq.

Gregory Johnsen writes the blog Waq al-Waq.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 11:34am

Guernica Magazine interviews Ahdaf Soueif, the Egyptian novelist and activist on when she knew the revolution would succeed, the role Al Jazeera and social networking played, and the irresponsible reporting on Lara Logan's attack.

Ahdaf Soueif
Monday, February 28, 2011 - 1:47pm

An Egyptian reporter died after he was shot while covering street demonstrations against Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. And correspondents from many countries were attacked after pro-Mubarak forces took to the streets, turning the demonstrations into riots.

Egypt revolt
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 12:28pm

Lara Logan, the CBS News correspondent, was attacked and sexually assaulted by a mob in Cairo on February 11, the day that the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was forced from power, the network said Tuesday.

Lara Logan, the CBS news correspondent, in Tahrir Square in Cairo moments before
Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 4:58pm

After two years of reporting in Gaza and Afghanistan, Elliott D. Woods is back in Egypt covering the protests and reporting on the trash collectors of the city for a feature story in the Virginia Quarterly Spring 2011 issue.

A wounded anti-government protester sounds out the Muslim call to prayer from a
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 10:44am

OPC Foundation 2007 Dan Eldon Scholarship winner Ed Ou has had his work highlighted from Cairo and Vancouver in The New York Times.

2007 OPC Scholar Ed Ou
Saturday, February 5, 2011 - 4:02pm

Correspondents from many countries were attacked when demonstrations against Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak were turned into rioting by pro-Mubarak supporters who took to the streets February 2. The OPC Freedom of the Press Committee issued a response to the attacks.

Anti-government protesters clash with supporters of President Hosni Mubarak in C