Egypt

A supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi sprays cold water at passing supporters as he stands on a barrier recently set up where protesters have installed their camp in Giza, southwest of Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Police offer safety if Egyptian protests end

CAIRO (AP) — Authorities offered “safe passage and protection” Thursday for thousands of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi if they end their two large sit-ins in Cairo. The Interior Ministry’s offer appears to be […]

08/01/2013

Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi pray outside Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, where supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi have installed a camp and hold daily rallies at Nasr City, in Cairo, Egypt, late Tuesday, July 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Egypt orders camps cleared, protesters buckle down

CAIRO (AP) — Protesters holding sticks and wearing helmets and makeshift body armor stand behind mounds of sandbags, tires and brick walls. They change guards every two hours to ensure they stay alert. With Egypt’s […]

07/31/2013

In this Wednesday, April 24, 2013 file photo, Egyptian Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi reviews honor guards during an arrival ceremony for his U.S. counterpart at the Ministry of Defense in Cairo. (AP Photo/Jim Watson, Pool)

Personality cult built around Egypt’s top general

CAIRO (AP) — In dark sunglasses and a uniform studded with medals, Egypt’s top general is everywhere, looking down from posters and banners proclaiming him “lion of the nation.” Adoring songs vow “We are behind […]

07/29/2013

Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi hold pictures of him and chant slogans during a protest at Nasr City, where protesters have installed their camp and hold their daily rally, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 26, 2013. Arabic writing reads, "Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, and Sissi, you thief, where is my vote?" (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

Morsi foes, supporters rally in Egypt as prosecutors probe ousted president

CAIRO (AP) — There are mass rallies taking place across Egypt today by tens of thousands of backers of the country’s military, and supporters of the president who was forced from office by the military. […]

07/26/2013

A U.S. Air Force F-16

Pentagon delaying fighter jet delivery to Egypt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is delaying delivery of four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt in light of the military overthrow of Mohammed Morsi as president, but it has not decided whether to suspend military […]

07/24/2013

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Pump prices jump 12 cents, AAA sees further rise

American motorists are bracing for further increases in gas pump prices this summer after average national prices rose 12 cents in the past week alone. AAA says drivers are experiencing “sticker shock” as increased summer […]

07/22/2013

This image made from Egyptian state television shows Laila Iskander as she is sworn in as environment minister by interim President Adly Mansour, unseen, in Cairo, Tuesday, July 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Egyptian State Television)

Egypt Cabinet has women, Christians; no Islamists

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s interim leader swore in a Cabinet on Tuesday that included women and Christians but no Islamists as the military-backed administration moved swiftly to formalize the new political order and present a […]

07/16/2013

Ousted Egypt president Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo)

Diplomat says Egypt wants to ‘reassure’ world

GENEVA (AP) — Egypt wants to reassure the world that the military’s removal of the country’s first democratically elected president helps — not hinders — its transition to democracy, a top Egyptian diplomat said Monday. […]

07/15/2013

Deputy Secretary of State William Burns. (AP Photo)

American diplomat: US not backing a side in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat has dismissed accusations Washington backs any one side in Egypt, saying the administration supports a balanced and inclusive democratic process. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns is making […]

07/15/2013

Supporter of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi chants slogans as he holds up the Quran, Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo)

Tens of thousands march for ousted Egyptian leader

CAIRO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Islamists rallied Friday in cities across Egypt, vowing to sustain for months their campaign to restore deposed President Mohammed Morsi to power. Ten days after the military coup […]

07/12/2013

Ousted Egypt president Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo)

Egypt says ousted president Morsi in safe place

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Foreign Ministry says the ousted president Mohammed Morsi is in a safe place and is being treated in a “very dignified manner.” Ministry spokesman Badr Abdel-Atti told reporters on Wednesday that […]

07/10/2013

Adly Mansour, chief justice of Egypt and interim president of Egypt. (AP Photo)

Egypt: Senior economist named prime minister

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s military-backed interim president named a prominent economist, Hazem el-Beblawi, as prime minister on Tuesday and appointed pro-democracy leader Mohamed ElBaradei as a vice president, a presidential spokesman announced, ending days of […]

07/09/2013

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