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Egypt's president stands by his decrees

Egypt’s president stands by his decrees

Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi told the country’s top judges Monday that he did not infringe on their authority when he seized near absolute powers, setting the stage for a prolonged showdown on the eve of mass protests planned by both supporters and opponents of the Islamist leader.

11/26/2012

Sexual harassment spikes over Egyptian holiday

CAIRO (AP) – Egypt’s president acknowledged the widespread problem of sexual harassment in his country Tuesday, ordering his interior minister to investigate a rash of assaults during a just-completed Muslim holiday. Mohammed Morsi acted after […]

10/30/2012

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