CAIRO (AP) – Egypt’s military has drawn up a plan to suspend the Islamist-backed constitution, dissolve the Islamist-dominated legislature and set up an interim administration headed by the country’s chief justice if President Mohammed Morsi […]
CAIRO (AP) – Hundreds of thousands of opponents of Egypt’s Islamist president poured onto the streets in Cairo and across much of the nation Sunday, launching an all-out push to force Mohammed Morsi from office […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday warned Americans against all but essential travel to Egypt and moved to reduce the official U.S. presence in the country amid fears of widespread unrest. Just hours […]
LONDON (AP) – British fighter jets escorted a plane from Cairo bound for New York to an emergency landing in the U.K. after a passenger discovered a letter threatening the aircraft, officials said Saturday. Flight […]
(AP) — Oh, the perils of digital diplomacy! The U.S. Embassy in Cairo temporarily shut down its Twitter feed on Wednesday and deleted a tweet linking to a video of “The Daily Show,” in which host Jon Stewart mocked Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.
CAIRO (AP) — An unpredictable new element has entered Egypt’s wave of political unrest: a mysterious group of masked young men called the Black Bloc who present themselves as the defenders of protesters opposed to the Islamist president’s rule.
CAIRO (AP) – On the eve of an Egyptian vote on a draft constitution, Islamists with swords have been fighting with opponents of that document in the city of Alexandria. At least 19 people were reported hurt.
CAIRO (AP) – Protesters in Egypt are defying an army order to leave the area around the presidential palace. After a night of deadly clashes, the army sealed off the palace with barbed wire and armored vehicles.
CAIRO (AP) – Crowds have been increasing in size in Egypt’s capital and in the coastal city of Alexandria, as foes of the country’s Islamist president make themselves heard.
CAIRO (AP) – Protesters have again turned out in the tens of thousands in Egypt today to denounce President Mohammed Morsi and the draft constitution that his Islamist allies approved early today. It was approved […]
Opponents of Egypt’s Islamist president have made a show of strength in Cairo. More than 200,000 people had flocked to Tahrir square by this evening to demand President Mohammed Morsi revoke decrees he issued last week granting him near autocratic powers.
Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi told the country’s top judges Monday that he did not infringe on their authority when he seized near absolute powers, setting the stage for a prolonged showdown on the eve of mass protests planned by both supporters and opponents of the Islamist leader.