| Jul 4, 2013
| 3:55 PM
BEIRUT — The military coup that toppled Egypt’s Islamist president has divided the Middle East between those who see the move as a broadside against pious Muslims and those who view it as a triumph for secular values.
Divisions have also...
| Jul 9, 2013
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...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:02 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:50 PM
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....
| 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 31, 2013
| 12:47 PM
CAIRO — In a showdown that could spark a fresh wave of violence, the Egyptian government announced Wednesday that security forces were preparing to disperse sit-ins by thousands of Islamist supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:31 AM
CAIRO -- Generators hummed, laundry billowed, men fortified barricades, and boys -- one with a gas mask dangling from his neck -- played soccer amid escalating calls by security forces to break up the sit-in at the Rabaa al Adawiya mosque.
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:40 PM
CAIRO -- At least four people were killed and dozens injured in fresh clashes Friday as supporters and opponents of Egypt’s deposed president, Mohamed Morsi, staged rival protests across the nation.
The country’s political divisions flared...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:14 AM
CAIRO -- Egypt’s political divisions seethed Friday as rival rallies between opponents and supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi surged through cities, and the army increased pressure on Islamists to abandon a month-long sit-in outside a...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:37 PM
This post has been updated, as noted below.
Worried about student safety amid the political violence in Egypt, the University of California has suspended its fall semester program in Cairo, officials said Monday.
The move affects 22 students who had...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:25 PM
CAIRO -- Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday announced a total of $8 billion in economic aid to help shore up Egypt’s military-backed interim leaders after Islamist President Mohamed Morsi was removed in a coup last week.