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Gunmen Attack Egypt Troops, Killing 21 Near Libya

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 07.20.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked a border guard post Saturday in Egypt's western desert in a brazen assault that ki...

Morsi Claims He Was Kidnapped Before Ousting

Reuters | Michael Georgy | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Hadeel Al Shalchi CAIRO, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said on Wednesday he was kidnapped by the Republican Guard ...

Ominous Arrival?

Monique El-Faizy | Posted 10.19.2013 | World
Monique El-Faizy

The last 24 hours have been a roller coaster ride. I am writing this from a random hotel while Cairo is under curfew because we couldn't get to our intended destination.

Israel Quietly Maintains Ties With Egyptian Army

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 10.19.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel is quietly and carefully watching the turmoil in neighboring Egypt while maintaining close contacts with the Egyptian military ami...

Egypt Post Morsi: Why There Is No Reason to Hope for a Real Democratic Transition

Jocelyne Cesari | Posted 09.25.2013 | World
Jocelyne Cesari

The real reason for the ousting of Morsi is that the army has been in charge all along. The reality is that the army is currently using the protests against Morsi to their benefit as they did in 2011 with the protests against Mubarak.

Experiencing a Coup On Vacation: Adventure Travel Runs Smack Into Real Life

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The army's recent intervention in Egypt, and the turmoil there, have brought memories surging back of a time in 2005 when I was on my way to a vacation in Ecuador and the Galapagos islands. World events chose that moment to intervene in my carefully made plans.

WATCH: Did Egypt's Armed Forces Just Shoot Into A Crowd?

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.08.2013 | World

A shocking video uploaded to YouTube on Monday appears to show Egyptian security forces firing live ammunition into a crowd of protesters. While t...

The Egyptian Coup Is a Bad Precedent for All Democracies

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.04.2013 | World
James Marshall Crotty

You may not like the Muslim Brotherhood. You may not support its religion-infused politics, its arrogant brand of Islam, its views of the U.S. and Isr...

Egyptian Military Tightens Grip As Deadline Passes

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 09.02.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's military moved to tighten its control on key institutions Wednesday, even putting officers in the newsroom of state TV, in preparatio...

Egyptian Army Braces For Mass Protests

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 08.26.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's military on Wednesday brought in reinforcements of troops and armor to bases near Egyptian cities ahead of June 30 protests planned b...

Egyptian Army Ready To Save Nation From 'Dark Tunnel,' Defense Minister Says

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 08.23.2013 | World

CAIRO — Wading into an increasingly volatile fray, Egypt's military on Sunday gave the nation's Islamist rulers and their opponents a week to re...

Overturned: Egyptian Army Cannot Arrest Civilians, Says Court

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.26.2012 | World

CAIRO — President-elect Mohammed Morsi tried to ease the turmoil that has rocked Egypt since the uprising 16 months ago, reaching out Tuesday to...

Joshua Hersh

Egypt Elections: Turmoil In Tahrir Square Casts Pall Over Ruling Military Regime, An American Ally

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.25.2011 | World

CAIRO -- As tens of thousands of people packed into downtown's Tahrir Square for the eighth straight day of massive street protests against Egypt's mi...

Egyptian Police, Protesters Clash For 3rd Day In Cairo's Tahrir Square

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

By MAGGIE MICHAEL -- The Associated Press CAIRO (AP) - Security forces fired tear gas and clashed Monday with several thousand protesters in Cairo'...

Joshua Hersh

Egyptian Army Moves Into Tahrir Square

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

CAIRO -- The Egyptian Army, long absent from the protests and clashes that have riled Tahrir Square for more than 30 hours, arrived suddenly at 5:00 p...

Joshua Hersh

Tahrir Square Clashes Raise Fears About Future

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.19.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Protesters retook control of Tahrir Square late on Saturday after a protracted series of clashes with security officers armed with tear gas a...

Joshua Hersh

Protesters Clash With Security Forces In Tahrir Square Days Before Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.19.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Security officers from the Egyptian Interior Ministry attempted to clear a few remaining protesters from Tahrir Square on Saturday morning, s...

Will a Democratic Transition Happen in Egypt?

Rabah Ghezali | Posted 08.14.2011 | World
Rabah Ghezali

When forcing him to resign under American pressure, the Egyptian Army did not exactly arbitrate between Mubarak and the protesters but rather between Mubarak and themselves.

Mubarakism Lives

Eric Margolis | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

In spite of Mubarak's fall, not much has changed in Egypt. In spite of a few other token arrests of former high officials, the Old Guard of generals and bureaucrats still rules Egypt.

Egyptian Soldiers Beat Protesters In Deadly Raid, Anger Flares

AP | By MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 06.09.2011 | World

CAIRO -- Demonstrators burned cars and barricaded themselves with barbed wire in Cairo's central Tahrir Square, demanding the resignation of the milit...

Obama Can Do in Egypt What Bush Failed to Do in Iraq

Martin Varsavsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martin Varsavsky

Egyptians deserve speedy and easy visibility on how democracy will be instituted. The U.S. has to be very careful not to be associated with the Egyptian military, but instead with the democratic forces that hopefully will take power.

Democracy? They'll Get Back to You on That

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

In consideration of the recent developments which have been extensively chronicled, and in light of the present situation causing widespread concerns...

Egyptian Military

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Egyptian military has been in quite a quandary during the week's events. Torn between the demands of the nation's leadership and the will of the ...

Egypt the Day After

Scott MacLeod | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott MacLeod

The Obama administration, and the rest of the world, must get used to the idea that there is a new Egypt and a new Middle East. The old order that was so comforting to Washington is over.