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Egypt Crisis

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...

'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...

Egypt's Opposition Urges 'No' Vote On Constitution

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 02.11.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's opposition called on its followers Wednesday to vote "no" in a crucial referendum on a disputed constitution drafted by Islamist...

Masked Gunmen Attack Egyptian Protesters In Tahrir

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 02.10.2013 | World

CAIRO — Most Egyptian judges rejected any role Tuesday in overseeing the country's constitutional referendum, a move likely to cast further doub...

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 Military Warns Of 'Disastrous Consequences' If Crisis Continues

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.07.2013 | World

CAIRO — A national dialogue committee said a referendum on a disputed draft constitution will be held on schedule, but President Mohammed Morsi ...

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...

Egypt's Highest Court Suspends Work Indefinitely

Reuters | Posted 12.03.2012 | World

By Tamim Elyan and Tom Perry CAIRO, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Protests by Islamists allied to President Mohamed Mursi forced Egypt's highest court to adjou...

Egypt Crisis Raises Fears Of 'Second Revolution'

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 11.29.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Faced with an unprecedented strike by the courts and massive opposition protests, Egypt's Islamist president is not backing down in the showd...

Egypt Ruler Warns Of 'Extremely Grave' Consequences

AP | BY HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 01.27.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egyptians prepared to vote Monday in the first elections since Hosni Mubarak's ouster, a milestone many hoped would usher in a democrati...

Egypt's Nawal El Saadawi: "We Will Not Let Egypt Burn"

Rebecca Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebecca Walker

Nawal El Saadawi has been agitating for change in her home country for more than 50 years I caught up with her as she was heading out into the streets of Cairo -- right before President Mubarak stepped down.