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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

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

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

Jay Carney, White House Press Secretary (AP Photo)

White House: Egypt aid cutoff not in US interest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says cutting off aid immediately to Egypt wouldn’t be in the best interests of the United States. White House press secretary Jay Carney says the U.S. is still reviewing […]

07/08/2013

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Clashes by Egypt army, protesters kill at least 54

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian soldiers and police clashed with Islamists protesting the military’s ouster of the president in bloodshed that left at least 51 protesters and three members of the security forces dead, officials and […]

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

President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

Obama treads cautiously on Egypt leader’s ouster

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is treading carefully after Egypt’s military overthrew its president, wary of taking sides in a conflict that pits a democratically elected leader against a people’s aspirations for prosperity and […]

07/04/2013

Alaeddin Boroujerdi, Iranian National Security and Foreign Policy committee chief. (AP Photo)

Iran lawmaker: Morsi failed to gain military sway

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – A prominent Iranian parliament member says Egypt’s now-toppled Islamist president made a tactical blunder by not exerting stronger influence over the country’s security and intelligence services after taking office last year. […]

07/04/2013

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