Morsi

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

Egypt: Interim president sworn in amid crackdown

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 […]

07/04/2013

Egypt military pledges no long-term takeover

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 […]

07/03/2013

US Senator of Vermont Patrick Leahy (AP Photo)

Senator calls Morsi a “great disappointment”

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 […]

07/03/2013

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

Egyptian protestor

Masked ‘Black Bloc’ a mystery in Egypt unrest

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.

01/28/2013

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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