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Egypt Military Rule

Yet Another Era Of Military Rule In Egypt

China Post | | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) -- After security forces broke up two not very peaceful sit-in protests last week, killing close to 1,000 people and wound...

Egypt Crackdown

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.15.2013 | World
Jeff Danziger


The Big Lie Egypt's Military (And America!) Are Selling The World

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 09.18.2013 | World
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

America should recognize and leverage its influence with Egypt's military to begin pushing for more transparency and accountability, especially in regards to its brutality and dominance in Egypt's political roadmap and its economy.

Independence Days at the Pentagon and the Pyramids

David Mednicoff | Posted 09.03.2013 | World
David Mednicoff

Instead of spending a lot of time arguing over whether Morsi acted any more democratically than the millions seeking to depose him, or whether what the army did was a coup, let's focus on why Egyptians mobilized en masse, and what they hope to achieve through the military's intervention.

Military Shows No Sign Of Opposing Egyptian President

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 10.13.2012 | World

CAIRO — In retaking key powers and shaking up the military brass, President Mohammed Morsi has sharply shifted Egypt's balance of power overnigh...

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...

What You Need To Know About Egypt's Political Drama

AP | STEVE NEGUS | Posted 09.08.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's newly elected President Mohammed Morsi is locked in conflict with the powerful military over whether the country's legislature s...

Morsi Orders Dissolved Parliament To Return

AP | Posted 09.07.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's official news agency says the country's top generals are holding an "emergency meeting" to discuss the surprise decision by the ...

Egypt's Generals Eye Turkish Model Of Rule

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 06.27.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Now that Egypt has its first freely elected president, Egypt's powerful generals appear headed toward copying the Turkish model from decades ...

Egypt Empowers Military To Arrest Civilians

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.13.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's government extended the powers of military police and intelligence agents on Wednesday to allow them to arrest civilians for a w...

'The People Want The Overthrow Of The Marshall'

Reuters | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

* Muslim Brotherhood wants coalition government * Activists plan general strike, civil disobedience * Military source sa...

Egyptian Protesters Demand Military Step-Down

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 04.06.2012 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's military rulers were facing mounting pressure on two fronts Sunday, with a fourth day of violent street protests ...

9 Killed As Cairo Protests Enter Second Day

Reuters | Posted 02.16.2012 | World

CAIRO, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Eight people have been killed as clashes between troops and protesters in central Cairo spilled over into a second day, Eg...

Egyptian Military: State Within a State

Barry Lando | Posted 01.26.2012 | World
Barry Lando

Real civilian rule could spell an end to the system of corruption and patronage that has gone on for decades, a system that has given the military unimpeded control over a huge sector of the Egyptian economy.

Protests In Egypt: Today's Images

Posted 11.22.2011 | World

Egypt entered a fourth day of massive protests on Tuesday, as demonstrators demanded the resignation of the country's military rulers. Clashes betwee...

Egypt's Military Rulers Intensify Crackdown

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.01.2012 | World

CAIRO — Growing in confidence after eight months in power, Egypt's military generals appear more determined than ever to crush the protest movem...

Egypt Eight Months Later: Transitioning from Dictatorship to Democracy?

John L. Esposito | Posted 12.22.2011 | World
John L. Esposito

Egypt's military rulers have moved to assert and extend their power so broadly that a growing number of lawyers and activists are questioning their willingness to ultimately submit to civilian authority.

Egypt's Military Rulers Criminalize Discrimination

AP | Posted 12.15.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's transitional military rulers have issued a decree prohibiting all forms of discrimination, including on the basis of religion. ...

Thousands Of Protesters Fill Egypt's Tahrir Square

AP | Posted 11.09.2011 | World

By AYA BATRAWY, The Associated Press CAIRO (AP) -- A group of about 30 protesters broke into the Israeli Embassy in Cairo Friday and dumped hundred...

Mimicking Mubarak, Egypt's Military Rulers Freeze Licenses For New Satellite TVs

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.08.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military rulers have frozen new licenses for private satellite TV stations and are taking steps against broadcasters they say ar...