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IMF Delays Egypt Loan Amid Deepening Crisis

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2013 | World

CAIRO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - A vital $4.8 billion International Monetary Fund loan to Egypt will be delayed until next month, its finance minister said...

Egypt's Prez Elect To Head To Tahrir

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 08.29.2012 | World

CAIRO — President-elect Mohammed Morsi roused the masses in Tahrir Square on Friday, vowing to fight on behalf of the people and defying the rul...

Tens Of Thousands Rally Against Egypt's Military

AP | SARAH EL DEEB and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.22.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military and the Muslim Brotherhood traded blame for rising tensions Friday as the country awaited the outcome of a presidential...

Brotherhood: Progress Of Revolution 'Wiped Out And Overturned'

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 08.15.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood pinned its hopes Friday on weekend elections to salvage its waning political fortunes, responding to a court ...

Beyond Tahrir: Public Opinion Post January 25

H.A. Hellyer | Posted 06.30.2012 | World
H.A. Hellyer

It has now been a year since the post-uprising period of the revolution began and the revolutionaries must take a good look at themselves. They do have an incredible amount to give to Egypt, but there are some lessons that must be learnt once and for all.

'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...

In Egypt, Soccer Is Politics

AP | By HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's ruling generals have a new enemy: the legions of angry soccer fans who have injected fervor into recent protests demanding the milita...

The Movers Of Egypt's Revolution

Posted 01.25.2012 | World

Thousands of Egyptians gathered at Cairo's Tahrir Square on Wednesday to celebrate the first anniversary of the country's revolution. On January 25, 2...

PHOTOS: Hundreds Of Egyptians March Toward Tahrir

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 03.21.2012 | World

CAIRO — Several thousand Egyptians marched to Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday ahead of the one-year anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hos...

Assailants Kick, Punch Egyptian Activist

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 03.20.2012 | World

CAIRO — Assailants attacked a prominent Egyptian activist as she left work at Cairo's Nileside state television headquarters late on Wednesday, ...

Egypt's Prosecutor: 'Mubarak Was Responsible'

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 03.06.2012 | World

CAIRO — Prosecutors on Thursday called for Hosni Mubarak to be hanged, saying he bore full responsibility for the killing of protesters during t...

Prosecutor Accuses Mubarak Of Tyranny And Corruption

AP | By HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 03.04.2012 | World

CAIRO -- The chief prosecutor delivered the harshest assessment of Hosni Mubarak's rule ever heard in an Egyptian courtroom Tuesday, accusing the oust...

Islamists Win Second Round In Egypt's Vote

AP | Posted 02.23.2012 | World

CAIRO — Islamist parties have consolidated earlier gains in Egypt's multistage parliamentary elections, winning nearly 70 percent of the seats d...

Hard Power Trumps Soft In U.S. Policy Towards Egypt

Cynthia P. Schneider | Posted 02.22.2012 | World
Cynthia P. Schneider

Until the U.S. backs up its words with actions, it will appear to Egyptians that it is choosing short-term security with the Supreme Council of armed Forces (SCAF) over long term support for human rights, civil society, and a just society.

On State Violence, the Cost of Escalation, and Egypt's Descent Into Chaos

Kurt J. Werthmuller | Posted 02.22.2012 | World
Kurt J. Werthmuller

The violence in and around Cairo's Tahrir Square between military police and an increasingly belligerent core of protestors, has been particularly ugly. U.S. policy makers must use their leverage and speak out.

After Days Of Clashes Egypt's PM Tries To Restore Calm

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.21.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military-appointed prime minister on Thursday called for national dialogue to resolve the country's political crisis and pleaded...

Death Toll In Tahrir Rises Again

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 02.18.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's ruling military sought to discredit the pro-democracy movement Monday, portraying a detained protester as a woman of questionabl...

Egyptian Military: Despite Violence, Elections Will Be Held As Scheduled

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.24.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military rulers rejected protester demands for them to step down immediately and said Thursday they would start the first round ...

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Hedges Its Bets (Which Is Why It's Still on Top)

Kurt J. Werthmuller | Posted 01.23.2012 | World
Kurt J. Werthmuller

A deft move by the Muslim Brotherhood demonstrates exactly why the organization's party is poised to sweep the country's parliamentary elections, regardless of when they are held.

Protesters Reject Military's Concessions

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 01.22.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military ruler promised Tuesday to speed up a presidential election to the first half of 2012 and said the armed forces were pre...

U.S. State Department Increases Criticism Of Egypt's Military Rulers

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 01.22.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Tuesday sharply stepped up its criticism of Egypt's ruling council for its role in a wave of violence t...

Egypt's Military Moves Up Date For Power Transfer

Posted 01.22.2012 | World

CAIRO - Egyptian politicians say the ruling military has moved up the date for transferring power to a civilian government to July 1, 2012. Abu al-...

Protests Go On As Egyptian Cabinet Offers To Resign

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.21.2012 | World

By HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEB -- The Associated Press CAIRO -- Egypt's civilian Cabinet offered to resign Monday after three days of violent c...

Reclaiming The Revolution: Thousands Protest In Egypt

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.30.2011 | World

CAIRO — Thousands of Egyptians took to the streets nationwide on Friday to call on the military rulers to put an end to emergency laws dating ba...

Egypt's State Media... Same Old, Same Old

Hoda Osman | Posted 09.26.2011 | World
Hoda Osman

Times have changed. The Egyptian people and the army are not one hand. In the past six months, there have been growing doubts about the intentions of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces.