| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:44 AM
CAIRO -- European Union envoy Catherine Ashton told reporters Tuesday that she met with deposed President Mohamed Morsi as part of a diplomatic effort to end a month of bloodshed and political unrest that have shaken Egypt.
Ashton held talks with...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The battle for Egypt's future is being waged on multiple fronts, not the least of which is a struggle to control public opinion.
That fight played out again Tuesday, the day after European Union envoy Catherine Ashton met with deposed President...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:35 PM
CAIRO — Egypt's interior minister vowed Sunday that security forces would deal "firmly and strongly" with anyone who threatens national stability--a clear warning to supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
During a speech at a graduation...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:42 AM
TRIPOLI, Libya — Libyan security officials say more than 1,000 detainees have escaped from a prison near the eastern city of Benghazi in a mass jailbreak.
A government security official in Benghazi, Mohammed Hejazi, said the jailbreak happened...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:09 PM
CAIRO — Thousands of protesters calling for the return to power of Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's ousted Islamist president, demonstrated in Cairo on Friday as the military warned it will crack down on any violence, underlining the point with a show of...
| Jul 10, 2013
To the extent that the Obama administration has responded to the ouster of Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first freely elected president, it has largely accepted the shake-up as a necessary, if not fully legitimate, response to the bumbling incompetence and...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 9:51 AM
CAIRO -- Egypt’s military-backed government blamed supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi for instigating clashes early Saturday that led to the deaths of at least 60 people and tipped the country further into chaos.
| Jul 16, 2013
While Egypt's revolution devolves into chaos, Tunisia's democratic transition, which until now has been the most promising of any in the Arab world, is also in jeopardy. A bill being pushed by Islamists and their allies in National Constituent Assembly...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 4:58 AM
CAIRO -- Egyptian prosecutors have charged deposed President Mohamed Morsi with espionage and colluding with the militant group Hamas in provocative accusations ahead of rival rallies planned Friday by Islamists and largely secular opposition forces....
| Jul 17, 2013
"As Egypt goes," says an old adage, "so goes the Mideast." But the historic changes underway in Egypt have repercussions far beyond even that.
For four decades, Egypt, as the political and military leader of the Arab world, has been the linchpin of U.S....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:57 AM
JERUSALEM -- A rocket launched at Eilat in southern Israel was intercepted before hitting the Red Sea resort town early Tuesday, the Israeli Defense Forces announced via Twitter.
An air-raid siren sounding around 1 a.m., followed by two explosions, sent...