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Egyptian Court Jails More Than 100 Morsi Supporters

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2014 | World

* Court sentences 119 Mursi supporters over Oct. 6 protests * More than 50 killed in protest after president toppled * A...

'The Square' Film On Egypt's Revolution Will Not Be Shown In Egypt

Religion News Service | Monique El-Faizy | Posted 02.10.2014 | Religion

CAIRO (RNS) There’s a lot anyone can learn from Jehane Noujaim’s Oscar-nominated documentary “The Square,” an examination of the 18-day uprisi...

Cutting Aid Hurts U.S. More than Egypt

Allan Topol | Posted 12.23.2013 | World
Allan Topol

By losing our influence with Cairo, the United States is on a path to becoming marginalized in this critical part of the world. Leaders in other American allies, including Israel, Jordan and Saudi Arabia are frustrated by Washington's unwillingness to assist itself in the Middle East.

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 ...

Morsi Finally Talks To Family

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 09.19.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's ousted president, Mohammed Morsi, told his wife and children he is in good health in his first conversation with his family since the...

Clashes Erupt Across Egypt

AP | TONY G. GABRIEL and ASHRAF SWEILAM | Posted 11.13.2013 | World

CAIRO — Clashes erupted between supporters and opponents of Egypt's ousted president during nationwide protests Friday as the military battled a...

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...

Morsi Supporters Find Community In Protest Camps

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2013 | World

By Shadia Nasralla CAIRO, Aug 13 (Reuters) - Children have water fights in the sun while ice cream and soft drink vendors do a roaring...

Egypt's 'Bloodless Coup' History Weighs Heavy On Generals In Charge

Reuters | Posted 10.05.2013 | World

By Matt Robinson CAIRO, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Nubar Keropian was in his late teens when the Egyptian army last took power by force of arms...

Egypt: Clock Ticking On Sit-In Standoff

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 10.04.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's highest security body warned Sunday that the clock is ticking for a peaceful end to the standoff over sit-ins by supporters of o...

Why Turkey and Iran Oppose the Military Coup in Egypt

Alparslan Akkuş | Posted 10.01.2013 | World
Alparslan Akkuş

Turkey and Iran were quick to condemn the military takeover. Does this new-found unanimity mean a new era of closer relations between the two countries? It is important to keep in mind that Ankara and Tehran have very different reasons for taking this stance.

Egypt Warns Morsi Supporters As Weekend Death Toll Hits 80

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 09.27.2013 | World

CAIRO — Escalating the confrontation after clashes that left 83 supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president dead, the interim government mov...

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.

Egypt Lays Out Political Roadmap Amid Mass Protests

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 09.08.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood on Tuesday rejected a new timetable announced by the military-backed interim leadership that sets a fast track for...

Morsi Supporters Take To The Streets

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2013 | World

CAIRO, July 5 (Reuters) - Islamist allies of Egypt's ousted president, Mohammed Morsi, called on people to protest on Friday to express outrage at ...

LOOK: How The World Reacted To Morsi's Ouster

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.04.2013 | World

-- The reactions of some countries to the military overthrow of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi offer a revealing glimpse at their own domestic pol...

PHOTOS: How Newspapers Covered Morsi Ouster

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.04.2013 | Media

News of the Egyptian military ousting President Mohammed Morsi led newspaper front pages across the country on Thursday. On Wednesday, crowds in C...

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." ...

Morsi Out, Military Presents Roadmap

Posted 07.03.2013 | World

The Egyptian military has announced the removal of Mohammed Morsi as president, presenting a roadmap for reconciliation in the country. In a telev...

Egypt On Edge As Morsi Rejects Ultimatum

Reuters | Posted 08.31.2013 | World

By Shaimaa Fayed and Paul Taylor CAIRO, July 2 (Reuters) - President Mohamed Morsi rebuffed an army ultimatum to force a resolution to...

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...

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.

Choosing Between Evils: Egyptians Realize Gravity of What Is Coming and Yet March Ahead

Wael Nawara | Posted 08.31.2013 | World
Wael Nawara

"Having signed the petition, are you not afraid that a civil war could erupt in Egypt if Morsi is removed?" I asked my taxi driver. He replied: "I am afraid. I am very afraid. But I am afraid more that there would be no Egypt left if the Brothers stay in power."

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...

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...