Dec 31st, 2011
Cairo – Sectarian clashes broke out in the southern Egyptian province of Assiut after a Christian student posted a drawing of the Muslim prophet on the internet, officials said on Saturday. The clashes, which spread to three villages, saw several Christian homes burned and left five police offi...
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 27th, 2011
Assiut – Villagers in southern Egypt blocked a highway with burning tyres and set fire to three government buildings on Sunday to protest official corruption, witnesses said. Also in Assiut province, hundreds of civil servants went on strike for better living conditions, saying senior officials...