Egyptian supporters of Morsi protest in Cairo

Egypt unrest: Leaders plan strike against Muslim Brotherhood as Cairo protest branded threat to national security

Almost 300 people have been killed in weeks of violence since the army deposed the former president

Mohammed Morsi is well, said Baroness Ashton

EU’s top diplomat, Baroness Ashton, in ‘friendly’ talks with ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, as protests continue

The deposed president’s detention goes on, as his supporters suffer violence

European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton

Robert Fisk: Baroness Ashton's low-key approach gets her all the way to Mohamed Morsi’s secret location

The 2011 Revolution showed how mature Egyptians were, even after dictatorships

Morsi supporters throw stones at police from behind a barricade
Members and brotherhood supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi attend a protest near Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque in Cairo

Robert Fisk on Egypt: As impoverished crowds gather in support of Mohamed Morsi, the well-heeled march behind their images of the General

Hundreds of thousands support the coup – just as many do not. And the future for Egypt is looking increasingly bloody. Robert Fisk reports from Cairo

A climate of resurgent nationalism has emerged since the toppling of president Mohamed Morsi

Egypt’s liberals seek to ban political Islamists from power

Coalition that united to remove Morsi from power looks to turn the screw on Muslim Brotherhood

US ‘refuses to take sides’ in Egyptian political turmoil, says Deputy Secretary of State

William Burns, the US Deputy Secretary of State, has said America will not take sides in Egypt’s political turmoil. The comment came during the first official visit by a US diplomat to Egypt since the army-backed revolt which ousted President Mohamed Morsi this month.

This time around, the Army knows how to add its own spin on things

As an army sniper crouched on the roof and trained his rifle on the demonstrators down below, every movement was being tracked on camera.

Postcard from... Qena

Mohammed Badie addressed supporters in Cairo last Friday

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie wanted for inciting Cairo massacre

Prosecutor demands arrest of Supreme Guide for provoking army into shooting 55 civilians dead 

Egypt: People are unlikely to turn on Egyptian army – despite the slaughter

As the crowds were massing near the Nile on 28 January 2011 – four days into the insurrection which  eventually toppled Hosni Mubarak – armoured personnel carriers suddenly appeared near the famous bronze lions of Qasr el-Nil bridge and raced off towards the city centre clashes.

Egypt analysis: Post-Morsi chaos is the moment the Salafist Al-Nour Party has waited for

As Egypt’s latest power brokers were busily coming to terms with the new revolutionary order, word emerged on state television that Mohamed el-Baradei, the Nobel laureate and liberal figurehead, had been selected as Prime Minister.

Anti-government protesters celebrate in Cairo’s Tahrir Square

Egypt coup: Muslim Brotherhood calls for protests as military arrests leader Mohammed Badie

Arrests of some 12 officials are confirmed but the figure could be three times as high

A view shows a fly-past over protesters against ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, in Tahrir Square

View from Tahrir Square: 'Now we think we’ll have to fight again'

Fouaz was a witness to much of the Arab Spring. But the state of Egypt scares him most

Top Muslim Brotherhood leaders ‘taken to Cairo prison that holds Mubarak’

When Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak, ousted after the Arab Spring uprising of February 2011, was eventually detained in the notorious Tora prison on the outskirts of Cairo – where his own enemies had been held during his rule - it must have seemed to like the perfect just deserts for the man branded a dictator by his people.

Career Services

Day In a Page

Independent Travel
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence – Five-star MS Swiss Corona 7 nights from £999pp
Lake Como St Moritz & the Bernina Express 7 nights from £809pp
Vietnam
Lake Maggiore, Orta & the Matterhorn 7 nights from £939pp
South Africa
Spain
Prices correct as of 19 December 2014
Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history - clocks, rifles, frogmen’s uniforms and colonial helmets

Clocks, rifles, swords, frogmen’s uniforms

Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history
Return to Gaza: Four months on, the wounds left by Israel's bombardment have not yet healed

Four months after the bombardment, Gaza’s wounds are yet to heal

Kim Sengupta is reunited with a man whose plight mirrors the suffering of the Palestinian people
Gastric surgery: Is it really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Is gastric surgery really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Critics argue that it’s crazy to operate on healthy people just to stop them eating
Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction Part 2 - now LIVE

Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction

Bid on original art, or trips of a lifetime to Africa or the 'Corrie' set, and help Homeless Veterans
Pantomime rings the changes to welcome autistic theatre-goers

Autism-friendly theatre

Pantomime leads the pack in quest to welcome all
The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

Sony suffered a chorus of disapproval after it withdrew 'The Interview', but it's not too late for it to take a stand, says Joan Smith
From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?

Panto dames: before and after

From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?
Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Booksellers say readers are turning away from dark modern thrillers and back to the golden age of crime writing
Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best,' says founder of JustGiving

Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best'

Ten million of us have used the JustGiving website to donate to good causes. Its co-founder says that being dynamic is as important as being kind
The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew Gardens

The man who hunts giants

A Kew Gardens botanist has found 25 new large tree species - and he's sure there are more out there
The 12 ways of Christmas: Spare a thought for those who will be working to keep others safe during the festive season

The 12 ways of Christmas

We speak to a dozen people who will be working to keep others safe, happy and healthy over the holidays
Birdwatching men have a lot in common with their feathered friends, new study shows

The male exhibits strange behaviour

A new study shows that birdwatching men have a lot in common with their feathered friends...
Diaries of Evelyn Waugh, Virginia Woolf and Noël Coward reveal how they coped with the December blues

Famous diaries: Christmas week in history

Noël Coward parties into the night, Alan Clark bemoans the cost of servants, Evelyn Waugh ponders his drinking…
From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter

From noble to narky, the fall of the open letter

The great tradition of St Paul and Zola reached its nadir with a hungry worker's rant to Russell Brand, says DJ Taylor
A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore: A prodigal daughter has a breakthrough

A Christmas ghost story by Alison Moore

The story was published earlier this month in 'Poor Souls' Light: Seven Curious Tales'