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Egypt President Mohammed Morsi

Deadly Violence In Egypt On Anniversary Of Morsi Ouster

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2014 | World

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

Thousands Of Morsi Supporters Take To The Streets, 6 Dead

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2013 | World

By Maggie Fick CAIRO, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Thousands of supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi marched through Cairo and ...

Winning Egypt's Long War With Extremism

Dalia Mogahed | Posted 09.24.2013 | World
Dalia Mogahed

In what looked more like a scene from "The Dictator" than real life, Egypt's leading general and de-facto head of state Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi addressed cheering crowds in his full military fatigue and Gamal Abdel Nassir sunglasses on Wednesday.

Comparing Democracy in Action: And Doing Something About It

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

Why do we expect Egypt to get democracy right the first time? What gives us the right to police the world while we are guilty of abuse and corruption at home?

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

From watching cable, you'd think the only news this week was the George Zimmerman trial. But as CNN spent Wednesday breathlessly team-covering every angle of some badly-Skyped-in testimony, a hint of other news appeared in a small box on-screen, captioned "coup under way." That was, of course, referring to the fact that Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was being toppled. Is this monomaniacal coverage really the best way to honor Trayvon Martin's memory? It was enough to send me clicking over to the Golf Channel -- and I don't even play, though I did learn what a mulligan is. If the media took one, maybe next time, in addition to Egypt, they'd also cover yet another middling jobs report released on Friday, which showed the economy adding mostly low-wage jobs and still on pace to reach full-employment only by decade's end. But don't tell anybody.

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...

Egypt's Military State Within a State

Barry Lando | Posted 09.03.2013 | World
Barry Lando

Since the fall of Mubarak, the military have feared not just a takeover by radical Muslims. There is also the fact that real civilian rule could spell an end to the system of massive military corruption and patronage that has gone on for decades in Egypt.

The Muslim Brotherhood's Suicide Leap

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 08.31.2013 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Across Egypt tonight the question on virtually everyone's lips is whether the Egyptian military will rescue the country by decapitating the Brothers' hold on the presidential palace and impose their own solution to the crisis. The problem is that the military has no sure-footed path forward either.

Egypt Prepares For The Worst

AP | BRIAN ROHAN | Posted 08.29.2013 | World

CAIRO — As the streets once again fill with protesters eager to oust the president and Islamists determined to keep him in power, Egyptians are ...

A Case Study: Social Media Policy, a U.S. Embassy, Egypt and Jon Stewart

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 06.09.2013 | Technology
Jean Newman Glock

As an Embassy sitting smack in the middle of an evolving Twitter revolution, Cairo has become a de facto leader struggling to respond and direct the discussion (or not) in a transparent, universal global forum: social media.

Jason Linkins

What's Going On With The U.S. Embassy In Cairo's Twitter? The Super Easy Explainer For Dummies

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

Okay, let's sort out what's going on with the U.S. Embassy in Cairo's Twitter feed, shall we? Because there's a lot of weird reporting coming in the w...

'Making Fun Of The President's Hats... Was My Entire Career for 8 Years'

Posted 04.02.2013 | Comedy

Jon Stewart devoted a significant portion of his show on Monday to address the arrest of Bassem Youssef, an Egyptian comedian and TV personality known...

The Maiden Voyage of SS Kerry

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 04.24.2013 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

It is a testament to the gravitational pull of the turbulent Middle East that it compelled Kerry to place the Obama administration's vaunted pivot to Asia on the backburner.

Egypt's Challenge

James P. Farwell | Posted 01.28.2013 | World
James P. Farwell

Ensuring that the elections are free, fair, and open, and that President Morsi fully embraces religious tolerance and democratic pluralism is vital. We need to be strong and consistent about that, for Egypt's sake and ours.

Morsi Must Reject Anti-Semitism

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 03.24.2013 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

In this conflict between ideology and pragmatism, Morsi needs to stand up and state clearly that anti-Semitism is unacceptable.

Morsi: Constitution Sets Up A New Republic

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.25.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Islamist president proclaimed the country's newly adopted constitution as the dawning of a "new republic" in a television addres...

Morsi: 'There Is No Place For Dictatorship'

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2013 | World

By Edmund Blair and Yasmine Saleh CAIRO, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Thousands of Egyptians protested against President Mohamed Mursi on Friday...

Top Courts Suspend Work In Protest Of Egyptian President

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.28.2013 | World

CAIRO — In an escalation of the tug-of-war between Egypt's president and the powerful judiciary, judges in the country's top courts went on stri...

Morsi Makes Power Grab In Constitutional Declarations

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Islamist president unilaterally decreed greater authorities for himself Thursday and effectively neutralized a judicial system t...

Egypt's Constitutional Clash: Liberals vs. Islamists (VIDEO)

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 12.25.2012 | World
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

If you thought Egypt's revolution was chaotic, you haven't been following its constitutional process, which is all the more confusing and critical, as liberals and Islamists clash over role of Shariah law.

Egypt's President Morsi Is Wrong; It's Not American Taxpayer Money That Has Purchased Arab Hatred

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 11.23.2012 | World
Raymond J. Learsy

The money exacerbating hatred and misunderstanding does not emanate from the "American taxpayer" per se, but rather from the American consumer both directly and symbolically.

Embassy's Twitter War Goes Viral

AP | LEE KEATH | Posted 09.13.2012 | World

By LEE KEATH, The Associated Press CAIRO -- The snark is flying between the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and the Muslim Brotherhood in a Twitter spat that...

Morsi: Egypt Will Respect Israel Agreements

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 11.09.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Islamist leader vowed to carry out tough structural reforms to overhaul his country's ailing economy and create a better environ...

Egypt's President Blasts Assad

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 11.05.2012 | World

CAIRO — Power and water outages are common across Egypt. Crime is rampant. The value of the currency is slipping. Egypt's Islamist President Mo...

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...