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Mohammed Morsi Trial Adjourned Until February 1

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — The trial of Egypt's ousted Islamist president on charges of inciting the murder of protesters was adjourned Wednesday until next month...

Egypt Sends Ousted President To Third Criminal Trial

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.20.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors on Saturday referred ousted President Mohammed Morsi to a third trial, on charges of organizing prison breaks duri...

Report: Egypt's Ousted President To Be Tried For Conspiracy

AP | Posted 12.18.2013 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt state media is reporting that the country's top prosecutor has referred ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to trial for con...

Is the Turkish-Israeli Rapprochement for Real?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.15.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

The two states' shared economic and security interests have created an unusual dynamic that permits both to extend an open hand, as well as a clenched fist.

Sophia Jones

Egyptian Student Deaths Rise As University Protests Surge | Sophia Jones | Posted 12.03.2013 | World

CAIRO -- "My mom was afraid for me to come to this meeting," says Mohamed, a student and frequent protester at Cairo's Al-Azhar University. "When all ...

Sophia Jones

Prominent Egyptian Activist Heads To Jail Once Again | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO -- Political activist Alaa Abdel Fattah is no stranger to Egypt’s often shady legal system. Seen as a direct threat to the past three regi...

Sophia Jones

Deja Vu: Some Egyptians Fear The Return Of Repression They Revolted Against | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO -- Protesters poured through deadlocked traffic on downtown Cairo's Qasr Al-Ainy Street on Tuesday evening, demonstrating against a new constitu...

Morsi In Prison Hospital

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO — CAIRO (AP) — Deep in the desert and far from his former base of power, ousted President Mohammed Morsi is being held in a sprawling pe...

Morsi Trial Abruptly Adjourned

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

CAIRO -- CAIRO (AP) — Ousted President Mohammed Morsi refused to wear a prison jumpsuit, entering the caged dock in a dark business suit as his co-d...

Egyptian Police Fire Tear Gas At Hundreds Of Protesters

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 12.20.2013 | World

CAIRO — CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian anti-riot police fired tear gas Sunday at hundreds of supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president, bes...

Morsi's Murder Trial To Start November 4

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.09.2013 | World

The trial of Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi on charges of inciting the murder of protesters will start on November 4, the official M...

U.S. To Scale Back Aid To Egypt: Reports

The Huffington Post | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 10.10.2013 | World

The United States is reportedly planning to cut back much of its military aid to Egypt. CNN reported on Tuesday that the U.S. was prepared to halt ...

Death Toll From Egypt Clashes Rises

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

CAIRO -- CAIRO (AP) — Egypt stumbled deeper into turmoil after a national holiday celebrating the military turned to mayhem, leaving 51 dead across ...

Egyptian Court Upholds Prison Sentence For Morsi's PM

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

CAIRO, Sept 30 (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Monday upheld a one-year prison sentence against former Prime Minister Hisham Kandil, who headed t...

Morsi Finally Talks To Family

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 09.19.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's ousted president, Mohammed Morsi, told his wife and children he is in good health in his first conversation with his family since the...

Clashes Erupt Across Egypt

AP | TONY G. GABRIEL and ASHRAF SWEILAM | Posted 11.13.2013 | World

CAIRO — Clashes erupted between supporters and opponents of Egypt's ousted president during nationwide protests Friday as the military battled a...

Egyptian Interior Minister Survives Assassination Attempt

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's interior minister narrowly escaped assassination Thursday when a car bomb tore through his convoy, wounding 22 people and leavin...

Morsi Perfume?!

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

Palestinian security services have arrested an Islamist sympathiser in the West Bank for selling perfume named in honour of Egypt's ousted president M...

Turkish PM: Israel Behind Morsi Ouster

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's prime minister on Tuesday accused Israel of being behind the ouster of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, offe...

Egypt Arrests Major Muslim Brotherhood Figure

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

CAIRO — The Muslim Brotherhood's top leader looked somber and fatigued after his arrest Tuesday, his demeanor mirroring the Islamist movement's ...

Honesty Needed In U.S. Aid to Egypt

Frank Vogl | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics
Frank Vogl

U.S. aid should be provided to Egypt on the basis of more rigorous standards of transparency and accountability. Americans and the Egyptian people need to know exactly how the aid is being used and who benefits from the aid.

Suspected Militants Kill 25 Egyptian Police Officers

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 10.18.2013 | World

CAIRO — A court ruling Monday raised the possibility of jailed ex-president Hosni Mubarak walking free soon, a move that would fuel the unrest r...

Egypt in Crisis: 10 Observations

Feisal G. Mohamed | Posted 10.17.2013 | World
Feisal G. Mohamed

It's difficult to come to some understanding of the landscape of current politics in Egypt and predicting where the country might go next. The following observations hope to shed some light on that very complex and confused landscape.

Police Storm Egypt Mosque Filled With Protesters

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Witnesses say that Egyptian security forces have stormed a Cairo mosque after firing tear gas at hundreds of Islamists supporters of the coun...

Egypt Teeters On Edge Of Anarchy

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

By Crispian Balmer and Yasmine Saleh CAIRO, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities rounded up more than 1,000 Islamists as the Muslim...