WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama on Saturday reiterated that the U.S. is not aligned with and is not supporting any particular Egyptian political party or group and again condemned the ongoing violence across Egypt. […]
CAIRO (AP) – Enraged Islamists pushed back against the toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, as tens of thousands of his supporters marched in Cairo on Friday to demand his reinstatement and attacked his opponents. Nighttime […]
CAIRO (AP) – The chief justice of Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in Thursday as the nation’s interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, while the army launched […]
CAIRO (AP) – Egypt’s military has ousted the nation’s Islamist president, replacing him with the chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court, calling for early presidential election and suspending the Islamist-backed constitution. Army chief Abdel-Fattah […]
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.