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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 ...

Egyptian Army Storms Islamist Stronghold

AP | AHMED ABDEL FATTAH and MOHAMMED WAGDY | Posted 11.19.2013 | World

KERDASA, Egypt — Egyptian security forces backed by combat vehicles and helicopters stormed a town near the Pyramids, famed among tourists for i...

Egypt Extends State Of Emergency

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.12.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's interim president on Thursday extended a nationwide state of emergency for two more months, citing continued security concerns, ...

Is the West Siding With 'Terrorists' in Egypt?

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 10.19.2013 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

Democracy should be protected and cherished, but has the West forgotten how far away the Brotherhood was from protecting and cherishing democracy when they were in power?

What Now for Egypt?

Harun Yahya | Posted 08.19.2013 | World
Harun Yahya

The Army and the Brotherhood urgently need to agree on a lowest common denominator. The demands of all the sections of society, Coptic Christians, secularists, liberals, supporters of the Brotherhood and Salafis must be taken on board.

Egypt's 'Bloodless Coup' History Weighs Heavy On Generals In Charge

Reuters | Posted 10.05.2013 | World

By Matt Robinson CAIRO, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Nubar Keropian was in his late teens when the Egyptian army last took power by force of arms...

Even More Morsi Supporters Shot Dead In Egypt

Reuters | Posted 09.27.2013 | World

* Foreign minister blames Brotherhood, urges dialogue * Human rights body denounces police violence * Two killed in clas...

Egyptian Youth Group To Rally In Support Of Army

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 09.24.2013 | World

CAIRO — Political allies of Egypt's military lined up behind its call for huge rallies Friday to show support for the country's top general, pus...

Egypt's Army Chief Urges Protests To Support End Of 'Violence And Terrorism'

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 09.23.2013 | World

CAIRO — The military chief who ousted Egypt's elected president called on the public Wednesday to take to the streets to give him and the police...

Egypt's Army Kidnapped Morsi, Family Says

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 09.21.2013 | World

CAIRO — The family of ousted President Mohammed Morsi furiously denounced the military Monday, accusing it of "kidnapping" him, and European dip...

El Baradei Named Egypt's VP

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and LEE KEATH | Posted 09.08.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military-backed interim leader named a new prime minister and won $8 billion in promises of aid from wealthy Arab allies in the ...

White House Won't Call Egypt Intervention Coup

Reuters | Posted 09.07.2013 | World

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) - The White House refused to label the military ouster of Egypt's president a coup on Mo...

Morsi Supporters Take To The Streets

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2013 | World

CAIRO, July 5 (Reuters) - Islamist allies of Egypt's ousted president, Mohammed Morsi, called on people to protest on Friday to express outrage at ...

Obama On Morsi Coup: 'We Are Deeply Concerned'

Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke out Tuesday on the removal of Mohammed Morsi as Egypt's president, saying he was "deeply concerned" by the decision. ...

Morsi Out, Military Presents Roadmap

Posted 07.03.2013 | World

The Egyptian military has announced the removal of Mohammed Morsi as president, presenting a roadmap for reconciliation in the country. In a telev...

State News: Interim Rule To Be Short, Followed By Elections

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - An army-backed plan for a new Egyptian political transition includes a short period of interim rule to be followed by presid...

Hagel Called Egypt's Army Chief

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, July 3 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called Egyptian army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday and the two als...

Is Egypt's Army Chief Biting The Hand That Fed Him?

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

By Maggie Fick CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - When President Mohamed Mursi swept aside the ageing commanders of Egypt's military a year ago...

Report: Egyptian Opposition Leader Meets With Army

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - Egyptian liberal opposition leader Mohammed ElBaradei met army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday, two politi...

Egypt Army: Ready To Die For The People

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2013 | World

CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - Egypt's high command said on Wednesday the army was ready to die to defend Egypt's people against terrorists and fools, in...

Egyptian Army Document Calls For Intervention

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 09.01.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's military has drawn up a plan to suspend the Islamist-backed constitution, dissolve the Islamist-dominated legislature and set up an i...

Egyptian Army Braces For Mass Protests

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 08.26.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's military on Wednesday brought in reinforcements of troops and armor to bases near Egyptian cities ahead of June 30 protests planned b...

Egyptian Army Ready To Save Nation From 'Dark Tunnel,' Defense Minister Says

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 08.23.2013 | World

CAIRO — Wading into an increasingly volatile fray, Egypt's military on Sunday gave the nation's Islamist rulers and their opponents a week to re...

Egyptian Army Takes Over Security Ahead Of Vote

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 02.09.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military assumed responsibility Monday for protecting state institutions and maintaining security ahead of a Dec. 15 constitutio...

Egyptian Army Leader: 'Certain Group' Will Not Dominate

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 09.14.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's top general on Sunday raised the stakes in the military's political standoff with the Muslim Brotherhood, saying the armed force...