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Morsi Protests

Morsi To Be Tried For Inciting Violence

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.01.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's top prosecutor on Sunday referred ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to trial on charges of inciting the killing of oppone...

Egypt Ups Security Ahead Of Pro-Morsi Protests

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 10.18.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian police fired tear gas Sunday in an attempt to free a guard from rioting detainees, killing at least 36 as the country's militar...

Jaweed Kaleem

Dozens Of Churches Torched Under Violent Attacks In Egypt

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 08.16.2013 | Religion

Human rights groups decried reported attacks and torchings targeting dozens of churches in Egypt amid a mounting death toll as fighting between suppor...

Joshua Hersh

'They're Going To Kill Us Tonight, And All We Ask Is That You Be Our Witnesses'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 08.17.2013 | World

CAIRO -- The streets of downtown Cairo erupted in a frenzy of violence on Friday, as protest marches and high emotions brought tens of thousands of pe...

Dozens Injured In Egypt Clashes Amid Eid Celebrations

AP | TONY G. GABRIEL and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 10.09.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Tens of thousands of supporters of Egypt's ousted president marched Friday on the streets of Cairo and across the country, leading to clashes...

Egypt To Muslim Brotherhood: Shut Down Protests

AP | AYA BATRAWY and TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 10.03.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Interior Ministry warned supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi on Saturday for a second time to abandon their protest ca...

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.

Winning Egypt's Long War With Extremism

Dalia Mogahed | Posted 09.24.2013 | World
Dalia Mogahed

In what looked more like a scene from "The Dictator" than real life, Egypt's leading general and de-facto head of state Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi addressed cheering crowds in his full military fatigue and Gamal Abdel Nassir sunglasses on Wednesday.

A Visitor in Cairo at the Right Time

Maïa Venturini | Posted 09.14.2013 | World
Maïa Venturini

How can the army look fair and democratic to Morsi's supporters while they are perceived as traitors, and their media outlets, shut down? I wonder how people can feel peaceful enough in their hearts and minds to celebrate the joyful fast of Ramadan.

Cut Off U.S. Aid to Egypt? It's Not Just a Good Idea, It's the Law

Robert Naiman | Posted 09.07.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

In addition to the importance of adhering to the rule of law -- not a small thing in its own right -- there are other good reasons to cut off U.S. aid to Egypt.

Clashes Kill 42 Near Republican Guard HQ In Cairo

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2013 | World

By Tom Perry and Alexander Dziadosz CAIRO, July 8 (Reuters) - At least 42 people were killed on Monday when Islamist demonstrators enraged by the m...

Egyptian Pipeline Shut After Militant Bombings

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.07.2013 | World

Militants bombed an Egyptian gas pipeline responsible for bringing fuel to Israel and Jordan on Saturday. According to the BBC, two remote-controll...

Muslim Brotherhood Calls For More Protests

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 09.06.2013 | World

CAIRO — Secular and liberal factions trying to install one of their own as Egypt's new prime minister collided into strong resistance Sunday fro...

Assad Calls On Morsi To Step Down

Reuters | Posted 07.03.2013 | World

BEIRUT, July 3 - The Syrian government, fighting to crush a two-year-old uprising against President Bashar al-Assad that started with peaceful calls f...

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...

Egyptian Protests Should Shake US Out of Dangerous Complacency

Neil Hicks | Posted 09.02.2013 | World
Neil Hicks

Throughout this derailment of Egypt's transition, the U.S. government has managed to appear both disengaged from the brewing crisis and curiously deferential to Morsi's democratic legitimacy, conferred on him in a wafer thin run-off victory against a representative of the discredited Mubarak regime.

U.S. Wades Into Egypt Turmoil

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 09.01.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — Fearing a political-military implosion that could throw its most important Arab ally into chaos, the Obama administration has aband...

Obama Urges Morsi To Respond To Protesters

Reuters | Posted 08.31.2013 | World

DAR ES SALAAM, July 2 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama called embattled Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to urge him to respond to mass opposition...

Full Text Egyptian Military Ultimatum

AP | Posted 07.01.2013 | World

CAIRO -- The text of the Egyptian military statement issued Monday warning the armed forces will intervene if the demands of the people aren't met in ...

Egypt: A Time for Heroes

John Graham | Posted 08.31.2013 | World
John Graham

It will take courage, patience, smarts -- and a flood of examples of heroes acting bravely for a common good. Let the politicians learn from the people. Egyptians need to get this right. And they don't have a lot of time.

Egyptian Military Will Intervene If Crisis Not Resolved In 48 Hours

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI, SARAH EL DEEB and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.31.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military issued a "last-chance" ultimatum Monday to President Mohammed Morsi, giving him 48 hours to meet the demands of million...

Muslim Brotherhood Claims HQ Under Attack

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2013 | World

(Adds fire, Reuters witness) By Ashraf Fahim CAIRO, June 30 (Reuters) - Anti-government protesters set the national hea...

What's Happened In Morsi's 1st Year

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.30.2013 | World

Key developments in Egypt since Islamist President Mohamed Morsi took the oath one year ago.-- 2012 --JUNE- 30: Morsi, elected president with 51.7 per...

Egyptian Army Ready To Save Nation From 'Dark Tunnel,' Defense Minister Says

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 08.23.2013 | World

CAIRO — Wading into an increasingly volatile fray, Egypt's military on Sunday gave the nation's Islamist rulers and their opponents a week to re...

The Irony of Egypt's Crisis of Leadership

H.A. Hellyer | Posted 02.09.2013 | World
H.A. Hellyer

The Muslim Brotherhood leadership is convinced that there are huge forces within Egypt that wishes to wipe it out. Yet, with the actions of the past couple of weeks, the MB has managed to increase the popularity of such sentiment.