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Morsi In Prison Hospital

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

CAIRO — CAIRO (AP) — Deep in the desert and far from his former base of power, ousted President Mohammed Morsi is being held in a sprawling pe...

Morsi Trial Abruptly Adjourned

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

CAIRO -- CAIRO (AP) — Ousted President Mohammed Morsi refused to wear a prison jumpsuit, entering the caged dock in a dark business suit as his co-d...

Egyptian Police Fire Tear Gas At Hundreds Of Protesters

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 12.20.2013 | World

CAIRO — CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian anti-riot police fired tear gas Sunday at hundreds of supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president, bes...

Morsi's Murder Trial To Start November 4

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.09.2013 | World

The trial of Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi on charges of inciting the murder of protesters will start on November 4, the official M...

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 ...

Death Toll From Egypt Clashes Rises

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

CAIRO -- CAIRO (AP) — Egypt stumbled deeper into turmoil after a national holiday celebrating the military turned to mayhem, leaving 51 dead across ...

Egyptian Court Upholds Prison Sentence For Morsi's PM

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

CAIRO, Sept 30 (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Monday upheld a one-year prison sentence against former Prime Minister Hisham Kandil, who headed t...

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...

Egyptian Interior Minister Survives Assassination Attempt

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's interior minister narrowly escaped assassination Thursday when a car bomb tore through his convoy, wounding 22 people and leavin...

Morsi Perfume?!

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

Palestinian security services have arrested an Islamist sympathiser in the West Bank for selling perfume named in honour of Egypt's ousted president M...

Turkish PM: Israel Behind Morsi Ouster

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's prime minister on Tuesday accused Israel of being behind the ouster of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, offe...

Egypt Arrests Major Muslim Brotherhood Figure

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

CAIRO — The Muslim Brotherhood's top leader looked somber and fatigued after his arrest Tuesday, his demeanor mirroring the Islamist movement's ...

Honesty Needed In U.S. Aid to Egypt

Frank Vogl | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics
Frank Vogl

U.S. aid should be provided to Egypt on the basis of more rigorous standards of transparency and accountability. Americans and the Egyptian people need to know exactly how the aid is being used and who benefits from the aid.

Suspected Militants Kill 25 Egyptian Police Officers

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 10.18.2013 | World

CAIRO — A court ruling Monday raised the possibility of jailed ex-president Hosni Mubarak walking free soon, a move that would fuel the unrest r...

Egypt in Crisis: 10 Observations

Feisal G. Mohamed | Posted 10.17.2013 | World
Feisal G. Mohamed

It's difficult to come to some understanding of the landscape of current politics in Egypt and predicting where the country might go next. The following observations hope to shed some light on that very complex and confused landscape.

Police Storm Egypt Mosque Filled With Protesters

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Witnesses say that Egyptian security forces have stormed a Cairo mosque after firing tear gas at hundreds of Islamists supporters of the coun...

Egypt Teeters On Edge Of Anarchy

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

By Crispian Balmer and Yasmine Saleh CAIRO, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities rounded up more than 1,000 Islamists as the Muslim...

Egypt's Capital Descends Into Chaos

AP | AYA BATRAWY and TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 10.16.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's capital descended into chaos Friday as vigilantes at neighborhood checkpoints battled Muslim Brotherhood-led protesters denounci...

White House Condemns Violence Against Egypt Protesters

AP | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

BY NEDRA PICKLER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS EDGARTOWN, Mass. -- The White House is condemning violence in Egypt, saying it will only make it more diffi...

Joshua Hersh

Egyptian Security Forces Clear Pro-Morsi Sit-Ins | Joshua Hersh | Posted 08.15.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's police and military stormed a pair of Muslim Brotherhood protest sites here early Wednesday morning, leaving hundreds of protesters d...

Morsi's Wife: 'He Is Coming Back, God Willing'

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 10.08.2013 | World

CAIRO — The wife of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi told thousands of his supporters Thursday to remain defiant in the face of the milit...

Morsi Backers Won't Budge

Agence France Presse | Sarah Benhaida | Posted 10.08.2013 | World

Thousands of supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi Thursday celebrated Eid al-Fitr, the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramad...

Bodies Found Near Pro-Morsi Sit-In Raise Tensions In Cairo

AP | STEVE NEGUS | Posted 10.06.2013 | World

CAIRO -- People living on Badr el-Din street say they found the two young men dumped in a pile of rubbish by a park on July 27. Amr Mohammed Salim, 22...

Morsi Supporters Prepare For Confrontation

Reuters | Posted 10.02.2013 | World

* After backing govt, US signals mediation bid with Arab states * Government must let protesters demonstrate in peace-Kerry ...