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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

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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

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

Syrian President Bashar Assad

Assad praises Egypt revolt against president

BEIRUT (AP) – Syria’s embattled president on Wednesday praised Egypt’s protests against their leader and said his overthrow by the military means the end of “political Islam.” President Bashar Assad, who is seeking to crush […]

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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