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Egypt's President Sissi Pardons 100 Prisoners, Including Al Jazeera Journalists

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 09.24.2015 | World

CAIRO, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pardoned 100 prisoners including three Al Jazeera television journalists on Wednesda...

Deadly Violence In Egypt On Anniversary Of Morsi Ouster

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2014 | World

CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - Five men died in Cairo in separate incidents involving a bomb blast and protester clashes with security forces on Thursday...

Deadly Bomb Blast Near Egypt's Presidential Palace

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2014 | World

CAIRO, June 30 (Reuters) - An Egyptian police officer was killed and several others wounded in a small explosion near the presidential palace in Ca...

Sophia Jones

'El-Sissi Got Handed The Country On A Silver Platter'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 05.27.2014 | World

CAIRO -- A sense of celebration permeated the scene outside many polling stations here on Monday. People lining up to cast ballots for yet another pre...

Egypt Announces Candidates For Country's Presidential Election

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2014 | World

CAIRO, April 20 (Reuters) - The former army general who toppled Egypt's first freely elected president will face a leftist politician in next month'...

Egypt Army Chief Reportedly To Run For President After Toppling Morsi

Reuters | Michael Georgy | Posted 04.07.2014 | World

(Adds quotes from Sisi, details on crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood movement, economic problems in Egypt) By Michael Georgy ...

Egypt To Hold Early Presidential Election

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2014 | World

(Adds quote, details) CAIRO, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Egypt will hold a presidential vote before electing parliament, President Adly Mansour...

WRONG: Nobel Prize Winner Makes Unbelievable Morsi Comparison

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.13.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Yemeni journalist and 2011 Nobel Peace Price winner Tawakkol Karman recently came under fire for comparing Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi with...

ElBaradei Favorite To Head Interim Government

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2013 | World

By Shaimaa Fayed CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - He has no army pedigree, lived in the West for decades and has criticised successive rulers...

PHOTOS: How Newspapers Covered Morsi Ouster

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.04.2013 | Media

News of the Egyptian military ousting President Mohammed Morsi led newspaper front pages across the country on Thursday. On Wednesday, crowds in C...

Boy's Death Demonstrates Egypt's Power Rift

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2013 | World

By Yasmine Saleh DAMANHOUR, Egypt, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Islam Massoud's funeral laid bear the political feud in Egypt that caused his de...

Morsi Reportedly Agrees To Limit Controversial Decree's Scope

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | World

By Tom Perry and Marwa Awad CAIRO, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Egypt's ruling Islamists tried to defuse a political crisis on Monday, with Pres...

Egyptian President Faces Judicial Revolt Over Power Grab

Reuters | Posted 01.24.2013 | World

By Tom Perry CAIRO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi faced a rebellion from judges who accused him on Saturday of ...

'A Slap In The Face'

Reuters | Posted 12.13.2012 | World

CAIRO, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Egypt's public prosecutor said on Saturday he will keep his job, in a blow to President Mohamed Mursi who just two days ag...

And Egypt's President Is...

H.A. Hellyer | Posted 10.13.2012 | World
H.A. Hellyer

Egypt's uncertain transition has taken yet another unpredictable turn. What happened in the last few days? What is the state of play in Egypt's political transition now? Where does Egypt go from here?

Egypt's Top Court Overrules President's Parliament Recall

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | World

(Adds details of the ruling) CAIRO, July 10 (Reuters) - Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court said on Tuesday it had overruled Presiden...

Big Questions for President Morsi

Jonathan Guyer | Posted 07.09.2012 | World
Jonathan Guyer

The conflicting agendas of the military, the Brotherhood, and the street will continue to set the stage for the next period of transition. It's not over yet.

What You Need To Know About Egypt's New Government

Posted 06.28.2012 | World

In the wake of Egypt's historic presidential elections, the distribution of power in the country remains up in the air. Just who does what, exactly? ...

Morsi Announced New Egyptian President

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

After days of delay for the results of its presidential runoff, Egypt has announced Mohammed Morsi as the winner of the election and the country's new...

Egypt Waits For President

Reuters | Posted 08.23.2012 | World

By Tamim Elyan and Alastair Macdonald CAIRO, June 23 (Reuters) - Egyptians were waiting for a president on Saturday, the first they ha...

Brotherhood: Army Does Not Have Right To Curb Presidential Power

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2012 | World

By Dina Zayed and Tamim Elyan CAIRO, June 19 (Reuters) - Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood declared on Tuesday it did not want a confrontatio...

Max J. Rosenthal

Egypt Elections Force Voters To Make Difficult Choices

HuffingtonPost.com | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 06.14.2012 | World

CAIRO -- With only two days before the final vote in Egypt's first-ever presidential election, the former revolutionaries who helped make this moment ...

Don't Hold Your Breath for Egypt's Presidential Election

Sara Khorshid | Posted 07.24.2012 | World
Sara Khorshid

In democracies, voters know what the president's formal, constitutional powers are. And they know for certain. But in Egypt Egyptians will go to vote with no knowledge of what authorities will be vested in the president.

TIMELINE: How Egypt Arrived At Historic Elections

Posted 07.23.2012 | World

Nearly a year after the fall of dictator Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians cast their votes on Wednesday in the country's first free presidential elections. "W...

Egypt Will Hold Presidential Election In May

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2012 | World

CAIRO, Feb 29 (Reuters) - Egypt's presidential election will be held over two days starting May 23, the state election committee said on Wednesday, ...