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Egypt's Interim President Dissolves Parliament

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 09.04.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egyptian troops opened fire on mostly Islamist protesters marching on a Republican Guard headquarters Friday to demand the restoration of ous...

Court Suspends Egypt's Parliament Election

AP | SARAH EL DEEB and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 03.07.2013 | World

CAIRO -- An Egyptian court on Wednesday ordered the suspension of parliamentary elections scheduled to begin in April, opening a legal battle likely t...

Court Makes Ruling On Egypt Parliament's Future

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 11.22.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's president on Saturday stressed the need for his country to have a bigger role in international affairs, using his first local te...

Egypt Names New Prime Minister

AP | Posted 09.23.2012 | World

CAIRO -- In a story July 24 about Egypt's new prime minister designate, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Hesham Kandil received his mast...

Egyptian Army Leader: 'Certain Group' Will Not Dominate

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 09.14.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's top general on Sunday raised the stakes in the military's political standoff with the Muslim Brotherhood, saying the armed force...

Egypt's Parliament Defies Court Ruling

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 09.09.2012 | World

CAIRO — The faceoff between Egypt's new Islamist president and the old guard military sharpened Tuesday, with parliament defying orders to disba...

Egypt's New Prez And Highest Court Face Off

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 09.08.2012 | World

CAIRO — A new showdown loomed in Egypt on Monday as the country's highest court stood by its ruling that dissolved parliament last month, challe...

What You Need To Know About Egypt's Political Drama

AP | STEVE NEGUS | Posted 09.08.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's newly elected President Mohammed Morsi is locked in conflict with the powerful military over whether the country's legislature s...

Morsi Orders Dissolved Parliament To Return

AP | Posted 09.07.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's official news agency says the country's top generals are holding an "emergency meeting" to discuss the surprise decision by the ...

What You Need To Know About Egypt's New Government

Posted 06.28.2012 | World

In the wake of Egypt's historic presidential elections, the distribution of power in the country remains up in the air. Just who does what, exactly? ...

Brotherhood: Army Does Not Have Right To Curb Presidential Power

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2012 | World

By Dina Zayed and Tamim Elyan CAIRO, June 19 (Reuters) - Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood declared on Tuesday it did not want a confrontatio...

Egyptian MP's Vow To Defy Military Council Decision

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2012 | World

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO, June 18 (Reuters) - Members of Egypt's constituent assembly vowed to hold their first meeting at the pa...

Egypt Now Needs Activism 2.0

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 08.15.2012 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

Depressed, disillusioned and detracted from the political debates, many Egyptians are disappointed that they are left with a choice to pick between "the lesser of two evils."

Brotherhood: Progress Of Revolution 'Wiped Out And Overturned'

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 08.15.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood pinned its hopes Friday on weekend elections to salvage its waning political fortunes, responding to a court ...

Clinton: No Going Back On Democracy In Egypt

Reuters | Posted 08.14.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters) - The United States expects Egypt's military authorities to fully transfer power to a democratically elected civilian...

Muslim Brotherhood: Egypt Enters 'Dark Tunnel'

Reuters | Posted 08.14.2012 | World

CAIRO, June 14 (Reuters) - A senior Muslim Brotherhood politician said Egypt would enter "a dark tunnel" if the Islamist-dominated parliament was di...

Egyptian Parliament Dissolved

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 08.14.2012 | World

CAIRO — Judges appointed by Hosni Mubarak dissolved the Islamist-dominated parliament Thursday and ruled his former prime minister eligible for ...

Egypt's Constitutional Panel Talks Off To Bumpy Start

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 08.12.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's march to democracy hit another obstacle Tuesday when liberals boycotted a parliament session called to name members of a panel t...

Ultraconservative Egyptian Lawmaker Caught 'Violating Public Decency'

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 08.09.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian prosecutors intend to investigate an ultraconservative lawmaker whom police say was caught in his car "violating public decency...

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Wants Government Sacked

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 04.10.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood called Thursday on the ruling generals to sack the military-appointed government, saying it has failed to man...

Amid Violence, Egyptian Politicians Call For Interior Minister To Step Down

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2012 | World

CAIRO, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Egyptian lawmakers blamed the interior minister on Tuesday for the deaths of protesters in five days of street clashes with...

Tahrir Square: Whose Revolution?

Eunice Roque | Posted 04.01.2012 | World
Eunice Roque

Anyone rooting for Egyptians and the progress of their revolution was up against a nerve-racking week of news and analysis surrounding the one-year anniversary of the first coordinated protests at Tahrir Square.

Does Egypt's Military Ruler Deserve A Thank-You Note?

Posted 01.24.2012 | World

Egypt's first free parliament in six decades gathered on Monday for what proved to be a turbulent opening session. Among the many important issues the...

PHOTOS: Egypt's New Parliament Holds First Session

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 03.24.2012 | World

CAIRO — It was a raucous beginning Monday for Egypt's first democratically elected parliament in 60 years. Islamist lawmakers added religious r...

Egyptian Parliament Selects First Ever Islamist As Speaker

AP | By MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 01.16.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Top parties in Egypt's incoming parliament have agreed to select an Islamist politician as house speaker for the first time in decades, party...