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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Egyptian military leaders have assured the Obama administration that they are not interested in long-term rule following their toppling of President Mohammed Morsi and have appointed a government of civilian technocrats to […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – A leading senator is calling deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi a “great disappointment” to his people and says Morsi squandered an historic opportunity. Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont said in a […]
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) — 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) – 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.