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Egyptian Police Takes To Teargas To Disperse Morsi Supporters

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Police used teargas on Friday to disperse demonstrations by supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in Egypt...

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 ...

Tactical Retreat: Ultras Absent From Protests in Egypt and Turkey

James Dorsey | Posted 09.16.2013 | World
James Dorsey

Militant, highly politicized soccer fans who played key roles in the toppling of Hosni Mubarak and last month's protests in Turkey have been conspicuously absent from the dramatic scenes in Cairo with the overthrow of Mohammed Morsi and ongoing smaller scale protests in Istanbul.

Are Coups Always Bad?

Sami Moubayed | Posted 09.07.2013 | World
Sami Moubayed

We now have to ask ourselves: Are coups always bad? Because of our bad experience with coups, we tend to permanently associate their engineers with suppression, lack of freedoms, arbitrary arrests, flamboyant generals, and decades-long rule.

Sunset on a Revolution

Josh Zepps | Posted 09.07.2013 | World
Josh Zepps

There's no doubt that Morsi was a disaster. There's no doubt that Islamism is the most pernicious strain of politics to grace the global stage today. But I'm torn. To believe in democracy is to believe that people have the right to make their own mistakes, to elect their own pernicious fools, and to suffer the consequences of their own bad choices.

Devastating Blow to Radical Islam: What the Media Missed (Update)

Barry Lando | Posted 09.06.2013 | World
Barry Lando

If true, what may be a far more devastating -- and under reported -- blow against radical Islam than the killing of Osama Bin Laden was delivered by the new the emir of Qatar.

Hagel Called Egypt's Army Chief

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, July 3 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called Egyptian army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday and the two als...

New Threat to Egyptian Democracy

John L. Esposito | Posted 08.20.2013 | World
John L. Esposito

The response of an outraged opposition ought to be recourse to the democratic process, not calls to topple the first democratically elected government in Egypt's history.

Thousands March Against Mohammed Morsi In Egypt

Reuters | MAGGIE MICHAEL and MARIAM RIZK | Posted 04.03.2013 | World

By Yasmine Saleh and Seham Eloraby CAIRO/PORT SAID, Egypt, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Opponents of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi hur...

Egyptian Lawmakers Finalize Constitution

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2013 | World

CAIRO, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Egypt's Islamist-led constituent assembly finalised a new constitution on Friday and will send it to the president for him...

Egyptian President: End 'Catastrophe In Syria'

AP | STEVEN R. HURST | Posted 11.26.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS — Egypt's new President Mohammed Morsi assigned himself the heavyweight's role in the Middle East on Wednesday, declaring in his ...