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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • Egyptian security forces move in on protests; deaths reported

    Egyptian security forces move in on protests; deaths reported
    CAIRO -- Egyptian security forces firing tear gas moved early Wednesday to break up anti-government protests as supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi fired slingshots and hurled rocks at advancing police while military helicopters skimmed the...
  • Egypt's VP Mohamed ElBaradei resigns in protest against crackdown

    Egypt's VP Mohamed ElBaradei resigns in protest against crackdown
    CAIRO -- Egyptian Vice President Mohamed ElBaradei, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, resigned Wednesday in protest over a crackdown by security forces that killed scores of supporters of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi and tipped the nation into...
  • White House calls for restraint in Egypt amid deadly clashes

    White House calls for restraint in Egypt amid deadly clashes
    EDGARTOWN, Mass. -- The U.S. “strongly condemns” the violent clashes between Egyptian security forces and protesters and repeats its call for the interim government in Cairo to use restraint, the White House said Wednesday. But White House...
  • Massive protest against President Morsi in Egypt

     
    The protests' size is a stunning rejection and raises questions about Morsi's survival and whether the military might take control if violence spreads....
  • Goldberg: Obama wings it in Egypt

    Goldberg: Obama wings it in Egypt
    Who says President Obama isn't a unifier? Last week, this newspaper's Edmund Sanders reported from Cairo "As rival camps of Egyptians protest for and against the toppling of President Mohamed Morsi, there is a rare point of agreement: America is to...
  • Office of Egypt's ousted leader accuses military of a 'full coup'

    Office of Egypt's ousted leader accuses military of a 'full coup'
    CAIRO¬†— The office of deposed President Mohamed Morsi accused Egypt's military of a "full coup" after it removed the embattled leader from office Wednesday and announced it was forming a coalition government, scrapping the Islamist-backed...
  • Egypt's president says diplomacy by U.S., others fails to end crisis

    Egypt's president says diplomacy by U.S., others fails to end crisis
    CAIRO -- Egypt’s acting president announced Wednesday that diplomatic efforts to resolve the nation’s political crisis have failed, raising the prospect of renewed violence and a crackdown on thousands of Islamist protesters supporting deposed...
  • Sens. McCain, Graham urge release of Egypt's jailed Islamists

    Sens. McCain, Graham urge release of Egypt's jailed Islamists
    CAIRO -- Two senior Republican senators visiting Egypt on Tuesday urged the military-backed government to release jailed Muslim Brotherhood leaders and defuse political tensions between Islamists and the nation’s largely secular security forces....
  • Egypt crisis: U.S. envoy meets with jailed Muslim Brotherhood leader

    Egypt crisis: U.S. envoy meets with jailed Muslim Brotherhood leader
    CAIRO -- International efforts to resolve Egypt’s political crisis have intensified, including a prison meeting early Monday between U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns and a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood who faces murder charges...
  • Egypt's government, pro-Morsi protesters may be near compromise

    Egypt's government, pro-Morsi protesters may be near compromise
    CAIRO — After weeks of deadly clashes, Egypt’s military-backed government and supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi may be edging toward a compromise that could ease the latest unrest threatening the nation’s erratic path...
  • Nobel winner Tawakul Karman of Yemen denied entry to Egypt

    Nobel winner Tawakul Karman of Yemen denied entry to Egypt
    Yemen's Nobel Peace Prize winner, Tawakul Karman, was turned away at Cairo's airport Sunday when she arrived with the intention of joining protests against the military coup that toppled President Mohamed Morsi. According to various news accounts,...