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Morsi Coup

Morsi Backers Warn Egypt Headed Toward Civil War

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.23.2013 | World

Opponents of the coup that toppled Egypt's elected president Mohamed Morsi in July warned Wednesday the country was headed towards civil war and urged...

How To Overcome Religious Factionalism

Religion News Service | Monique El-Faizy | Posted 10.05.2013 | Religion

CAIRO (RNS) After decades of polarization along religious lines, Christians and Muslims in Egypt are coming together to rally behind their flag. Th...

Egypt Post Morsi: Why There Is No Reason to Hope for a Real Democratic Transition

Jocelyne Cesari | Posted 09.25.2013 | World
Jocelyne Cesari

The real reason for the ousting of Morsi is that the army has been in charge all along. The reality is that the army is currently using the protests against Morsi to their benefit as they did in 2011 with the protests against Mubarak.

The 'Revolutions' in the Middle East

Ege Ozyegin | Posted 07.21.2013 | World
Ege Ozyegin

Approximately two and a half years after the revolution in Egypt, what is happening today has led me to question the past, present and the future of the Arab Spring.

Good Coups, Bad Coups and Double Standards

Joost Lagendijk | Posted 09.17.2013 | World
Joost Lagendijk

When the Egyptian military overthrew President Morsi, I did not expect a long debate on the question whether this power grab should be labeled a coup. It looks like a coup, it smells like a coup, it acts like a coup. So who would seriously want to challenge that observation?

The Many Plagues of Egypt

Amir Madani | Posted 09.16.2013 | World
Amir Madani

If Morsi and the MB have failed to build a new, inclusive democratic state in Egypt by their restrictive policies, the Egyptian democrats failed to achieve power via the ballot box. There is no such thing as a "coup-volution" but only a "coup d'état," even though with the support of people.

White House Backs Official Under Fire

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday voiced confidence in the U.S. ambassador to Egypt, Anne Patterson, who has come under f...

White House Taking Time To Consider Morsi Removal

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - The White House said on Wednesday it will take time to determine whether the Egyptian military's removal of Presiden...

Is Morsi's Ouster A 'Coup'? Why It Matters

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.03.2013 | World

-- Was the overthrow of Egypt's Islamist government on Wednesday a coup? Much hangs on the exact words used to describe what happened....

LOOK: Egyptian Protests Turn To Celebrations After Removal Of Morsi

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 07.03.2013 | World

Egyptians took to the streets en masse Wednesday to express their feelings about the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi by the Supreme Council of the ...

Morsi Calls Military Measures 'Full Coup' On Twitter

Posted 09.02.2013 | World

CAIRO (AP) -- A statement on the Egyptian president's office's Twitter account has quoted Mohammed Morsi as calling military measures "a full coup." ...