Cairo

Snow Blankets Cairo, Egypt for First Time in More Than 100 Years
December 13th, 2013

The Middle East was hit with its heaviest snow storms in 60 years, blanketing Cairo, Jerusalem and areas of Syria in white powder.

Clashes Kill American Staffer at U.S. Consulate in Libya Over ‘Insulting’ Film
September 11th, 2012

Protesters angered over a film that ridiculed Islam’s Prophet Muhammad fired gunshots and burned down the U.S. consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing one American diplomat.

Egypt’s Police Uses American Tear Gas in Cairo’s Tahrir Square
November 24th, 2011

Egypt’s pro-democracy demonstrators say the CS gas being used to disperse them seems more powerful than that used by Cairo police during the popular uprising in February. At one of Tahrir Square’s makeshift hospitals, patients show signs of asphyxiation and experience seizures.