Islamism

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

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood rejects transition plan

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood on Tuesday rejected a new timetable announced by the military-backed interim leadership that sets a fast track for amending the Islamist-drafted constitution and holding new parliamentary and presidential elections […]

07/09/2013

Egyptian protesters rally outside the presidential palace during anti-government demonstrations, Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo)

Clashes by Egypt army, protesters kill at least 54

CAIRO (AP) — More than 50 supporters of Egypt’s ousted president were killed by security forces Monday in one of the deadliest single episodes of violence in more than 2 ½ years of turmoil. The […]

07/08/2013

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

Key events in Egypt’s uprising and unrest

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian soldiers and police clashed Monday with Islamists protesting the military’s ouster of President Mohammed Morsi in bloodshed that claimed at least 40 lives, officials and witnesses said, and plunged the divided […]

07/08/2013

Special forces soldier aims weapon as soldiers surround supporters of president Mohammed Morsi, Nasser City, Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo)

Death toll stands at 30

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 […]

07/05/2013

Egyptian protesters rally outside the presidential palace during anti-government demonstrations, Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo)

Military coup

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 […]

07/03/2013

Germany probes model plane attack suspects

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Tuesday they were investigating two men of Tunisian origin suspected of planning to use model airplanes for terrorist attacks, as police in Germany and Belgium raided a series of […]

06/25/2013

A terrorist sleeper cell dismantled in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Police in Mali’s capital have dismantled a terrorist cell belonging to the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa, or MUJAO, three officials confirmed on Tuesday.

04/30/2013

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

Egyptian protesters clash over draft charter

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.

12/14/2012

Prosecutors see Islamist link in station bomb

BERLIN (AP) – German prosecutors say they believe a radical Islamic terrorist group was behind an attempted bombing this week at a railway station in Bonn.

12/14/2012

Egyptian army armored vehicle deployed on street during anti-government protests, Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo)

Protesters defy army order to clear out

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.

12/06/2012

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Anti-Morsi crowds turn out in Cairo, Alexandria

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.

12/04/2012

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Protests erupt after new Egypt constitution passed

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 […]

11/30/2012

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