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Morsi Protests Trial From Courtroom Cage

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.28.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's toppled President Mohammed Morsi stood alone in a soundproof glass-encased metal cage at the start of a new trial Tuesday weari...

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 In 'Safe Place'

Agence France Presse | | Posted 09.09.2013 | World

Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi is in a "safe place" following his overthrow by the military, a foreign ministry spokesman told reporters on W...

Morsi's Final Days

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.05.2013 | World

CAIRO -- The army chief came to President Mohammed Morsi with a simple demand: Step down on your own and don't resist a military ultimatum or the dema...

U.S. Very Concerned About Egypt Crisis

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, July 3 (Reuters) - The United States is 'very concerned' about the situation in Egypt, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday of th...

Egypt's Army, President Prepare For Showdown

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

By Tom Perry and Maggie Fick CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - Egypt's army commander and Islamist President Mohamed Morsi eac...

Egypt On Edge As Morsi Rejects Ultimatum

Reuters | Posted 08.31.2013 | World

By Shaimaa Fayed and Paul Taylor CAIRO, July 2 (Reuters) - President Mohamed Morsi rebuffed an army ultimatum to force a resolution to...

Morsi Makes Big Admission In Televised Speech

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 08.26.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Islamist president told his opponents to use elections not protests to try to change the government and said the military should...

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...

Egypt's Islamists Call For Rival Rally At Presidential Palace

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and AYA BATRAWY | Posted 02.04.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt descended into political turmoil on Wednesday over the constitution drafted by Islamist allies of President Mohammed Morsi, and at...

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...

Boy's Death Demonstrates Egypt's Power Rift

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2013 | World

By Yasmine Saleh DAMANHOUR, Egypt, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Islam Massoud's funeral laid bear the political feud in Egypt that caused his de...

End Of Egypt Power Crisis 'Imminent'

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.26.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's justice minister said Monday that a resolution was "imminent" to the political crisis over President Mohammed Morsi's decision to gra...

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...

Morsi's Dealing Seals Egyptian President's Role As Major Player

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

CAIRO — The Gaza cease-fire deal reached Thursday marks a startling trajectory for Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi: an Islamist leader who ref...

Clinton Meets Morsi In Cairo To Discuss Israel-Gaza Truce

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | World

CAIRO, Nov 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi on Wednesday in Cairo to disc...

Egyptian Military Seizes Power: Is This Democracy?

John L. Esposito | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
John L. Esposito

One can hope that the Brotherhood is learning quickly that political coalitions are important when governing, and not only when revolting against authoritarianism, but one thing is clear: This can only be tested once the military goes back to its barracks.

Who Will Be Egypt's Next President?

Annelle Sheline | Posted 07.24.2012 | World
Annelle Sheline

All of these candidates express support for Egypt's international commitments, such as the peace treaty with Israel, although Aboul Fotouh has said that he would put the treaty before a public referendum, and Sabahi has suggested the same.