Tahrir Square

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Protests erupt after new Egypt constitution passed

CAIRO (AP) – Protesters have again turned out in the tens of thousands in Egypt today to denounce President Mohammed Morsi and the draft constitution that his Islamist allies approved early today. It was approved […]



Egypt mass protests challenge Islamist president

Opponents of Egypt’s Islamist president have made a show of strength in Cairo. More than 200,000 people had flocked to Tahrir square by this evening to demand President Mohammed Morsi revoke decrees he issued last week granting him near autocratic powers.


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.


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 […]




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