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Deadly Violence In Egypt On Anniversary Of Morsi Ouster

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2014 | World

CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - Five men died in Cairo in separate incidents involving a bomb blast and protester clashes with security forces on Thur...

Deadly Bomb Blast Near Egypt's Presidential Palace

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2014 | World

CAIRO, June 30 (Reuters) - An Egyptian police officer was killed and several others wounded in a small explosion near the presidential palace in Ca...

Egypt's New President Sworn In

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 06.09.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's former military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, winner by a landslide in last month's presidential election, was sworn into office...

Egypt Makes Big Move On Sexual Harassment

AP | Posted 06.06.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's outgoing president on Thursday decreed sexual harassment a crime punishable by up to five years in prison, a much-anticipated m...

Egypt Extends Voting For Third Day Amid Low Turnout

AP | SARAH EL DEEB and LEE KEATH | Posted 07.27.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — In a story May 28 about Egypt's presidential election, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a talk show host spoke on a milit...

Sophia Jones

'El-Sissi Got Handed The Country On A Silver Platter'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 05.27.2014 | World

CAIRO -- A sense of celebration permeated the scene outside many polling stations here on Monday. People lining up to cast ballots for yet another pre...

Egypt Announces Candidates For Country's Presidential Election

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2014 | World

CAIRO, April 20 (Reuters) - The former army general who toppled Egypt's first freely elected president will face a leftist politician in next month'...

Egypt Military Denies El-Sissi Presidential Run Report

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 04.08.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian military on Thursday denied a report by a Kuwaiti daily claiming that its chief had made up his mind to run for president....

Egypt Army Chief Reportedly To Run For President After Toppling Morsi

Reuters | Michael Georgy | Posted 04.07.2014 | World

(Adds quotes from Sisi, details on crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood movement, economic problems in Egypt) By Michael Georgy ...

Egypt's Generals OK Sisi To Run For President

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 03.29.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — State television says Egypt's interim president has promoted the country's powerful army chief who led the July 3 coup that ousted the ...

Egypt To Hold Early Presidential Election

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2014 | World

(Adds quote, details) CAIRO, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Egypt will hold a presidential vote before electing parliament, President Adly Mansour...

Egypt Has A New President In The Making, Insiders Say

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Having secured victory in a referendum on a relatively liberal constitution that he championed, Egypt's military chief is turning his a...

WRONG: Nobel Prize Winner Makes Unbelievable Morsi Comparison

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.13.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Yemeni journalist and 2011 Nobel Peace Price winner Tawakkol Karman recently came under fire for comparing Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi with...

ElBaradei Favorite To Head Interim Government

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2013 | World

By Shaimaa Fayed CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - He has no army pedigree, lived in the West for decades and has criticised successive rulers...

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 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...

'Egypt's Jon Stewart' Faces Government Harrassment

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 06.02.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian authorities on Tuesday stepped up a campaign against a popular TV comedian accused of insulting the president, threatening to r...

White House BLASTS Egypt President's Anti-Semitic Comments

AP | MATTHEW LEE and JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Tuesday gave a blistering review of remarks that Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi made almost three years a...

Boy's Death Demonstrates Egypt's Power Rift

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2013 | World

By Yasmine Saleh DAMANHOUR, Egypt, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Islam Massoud's funeral laid bear the political feud in Egypt that caused his de...

Morsi Reportedly Agrees To Limit Controversial Decree's Scope

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | World

By Tom Perry and Marwa Awad CAIRO, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Egypt's ruling Islamists tried to defuse a political crisis on Monday, with Pre...

Morsi: Power Grab 'Within His Rights'

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.26.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi struck an uncompromising stand Monday over his seizure of near absolute powers, refusing in a meeting w...

End Of Egypt Power Crisis 'Imminent'

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.26.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's justice minister said Monday that a resolution was "imminent" to the political crisis over President Mohammed Morsi's decision to gra...

Egyptian President Faces Judicial Revolt Over Power Grab

Reuters | Posted 01.24.2013 | World

By Tom Perry CAIRO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi faced a rebellion from judges who accused him on Saturday of ...

'A Slap In The Face'

Reuters | Posted 12.13.2012 | World

CAIRO, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Egypt's public prosecutor said on Saturday he will keep his job, in a blow to President Mohamed Mursi who just two days ag...

Egypt's Prez Faces New Test: GARBAGE

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 09.01.2012 | World

CAIRO -- The pile of trash overwhelmed the median divider on Ahmed Zaki Street and spilled into oncoming traffic – egg shells, rotten eggplants,...