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Egypt's Protests In 90 Seconds

Posted 06.28.2013 | World

Egypt is holding its breath as opponents and supporters of President Mohammed Morsi clashed in several cities on Friday. Opposition groups have announ...

Stuck in Sinai for 16 hours

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 08.26.2013 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The conference we were invited to was important. Called for by the Gaza Centre for Press Freedoms, the event was aimed at addressing and developing th...

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...

Morsi Plays the Sectarian Card

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.25.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

Morsi must realize that he cannot have his cake and eat it too -- attempting to embrace Tehran on one hand and the West and rest of the Arab world on the other. He is trying to be all things to all people, which will not work.

Rally In Egypt Draws 100,000 Morsi Supporters

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.21.2013 | World

CAIRO — More than 100,000 supporters of Egypt's Islamist president staged a show of force Friday ahead of massive protests later this month by t...

How Morsi Keeps Opponents Off Balance

James P. Farwell | Posted 06.11.2013 | World
James P. Farwell

Perhaps Morsi believes that his apparently cordial relationship with U.S. President Barack Obama will keep the aid money flowing and his regime afloat. The U.S. needs ask hard questions about whether Morsi is worth the price.

Morsi Denies Involvement In Arrest Of Satirist

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 06.03.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Islamist government is "strongly committed" to freedom of expression, a presidential spokesman insisted Wednesday, distancing th...

Egypt President Issues Ominous Warning

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 05.24.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's president delivered a stern warning to his opponents on Sunday, saying he may be close to taking unspecified measures to "protec...

Morsi Will Calls Elections In April

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2013 | World

CAIRO, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi will call parliamentary elections starting in April, a presidential source told Reuters o...

Egypt and the Nonviolence Conundrum

Gabriel Kohan | Posted 04.23.2013 | World
Gabriel Kohan

The two-year anniversary of Egypt's revolution has not been a happy one. Anti-government protests have once again swept through the country, and as activists have begun to resort to violence, President Mohamed Morsi has chosen to respond in kind.

Police Refusal to Secure Egyptian Matches Spotlights Rift With Military

James Dorsey | Posted 04.22.2013 | World
James Dorsey

A refusal by Egyptian security forces to police soccer matches spotlights differences between the interior and defense ministries at a time that President Mohammed Morsi is under mounting pressure to reform the country's law enforcement institutions.

Egypt and Iran: An Elusive Axis

Richard Javad Heydarian | Posted 04.21.2013 | World
Richard Javad Heydarian

After three decades of frosty relations, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made a historic visit to Cairo on February 5, 2012, making him the only post-revolutionary Iranian leader to set foot in the Arab heartland.

Ambassador Pickering Discusses Egyptian Instability

Posted 01.30.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering, former Ambassador to Israel, Russia and the United Nations and former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, ...

Egypt Votes On Constitution

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 02.14.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egyptians took their quarrel over a draft constitution to polling stations Saturday after weeks of violent turmoil between the newly empowere...

The Simple Majority

Maryam Abolfazli | Posted 02.13.2013 | World
Maryam Abolfazli

In the short time that I spent in Egypt and through the limited number of people I spoke to, I found that the dissatisfaction with Morsi was not solely the dissatisfaction of the elite but spread across the population, religious and secular.

Egyptian Islamists, Opponents Hold Rival Rallies Before Vote

AP | SARAH EL DEEB and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 02.13.2013 | World

CAIRO — Waving swords and clubs, Islamist supporters of Egypt's draft constitution clashed with opponents in the Mediterranean port city of Alex...

Egypt's Military Still Plays Kingmaker

Marco Vicenzino | Posted 02.12.2013 | World
Marco Vicenzino

Nearly two years since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, the deep state of Egypt's military-security establishment remains largely intact. For now, the military has publicly recused, but not removed, itself from the political process.

'There Will Be A Lot Of Blood'

Reuters | Posted 02.12.2013 | World

By Giles Elgood CAIRO, Dec 13 (Reuters) - A leading opposition figure warned of more blood on the streets when Egyptians vote on a new...

Morsi Annuls Controversial Decree, But Pushes Referendum

Reuters | Posted 02.07.2013 | World

CAIRO, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi has cancelled a decree that gave him sweeping powers and sparked huge prot...

Morsi Annuls Controversial Decree

Posted 12.08.2012 | World

According to several sources, Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has annulled the constitutional decree he announced just weeks ago, which would have g...

PHOTOS: Protesters Attack Brotherhood HQ In Cairo

Posted 12.10.2012 | World

Opponents and supporters of Egypt's president Mohammed Morsi have clashed for several days this week, after Morsi had issued a decree that gave himse...

Protestors Break Through Presidential Palace Barriers

Reuters | Posted 02.06.2013 | World

CAIRO, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Egyptian protesters broke through a barbed wire barricade keeping them from the presidential palace in Cair...

Thousands Of Egyptians March On Presidential Palace

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.06.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt postponed early voting on a contentious draft constitution, and aides to President Mohammed Morsi floated the possibility of cance...

Morsi Slams Protesters For Serving Old Regime

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and AYA BATRAWY | Posted 02.05.2013 | World

CAIRO — An angry Mohammed Morsi refused Thursday to call off a referendum on a disputed constitution that has sparked Egypt's worst political cr...

5 Killed In Cairo Clashes

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 02.04.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Overnight clashes in Cairo between supporters and opponents of Egypt's Islamist leader killed at least five people, according to state televi...