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CAIRO — In a political reversal to calm weeks of unrest, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi early Sunday rescinded much of last month’s decree that expanded his powers and exposed a dangerous divide between the nation’s Islamists and the...
Tags: Islam, Referenda, Israel, Armed Forces, Egypt
CAIRO – Riot police fired tear gas as Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi reportedly left his palace during a massive rally by opposition movements against his expanded powers and a much-criticized proposed constitution. Protesters shoved aside a...
CAIRO -- Egyptians cast ballots Saturday in the final phase of their voting on a controversial constitution draft that has sown dissension between the country’s Islamist and secular political camps. Some voters embraced the likely constitution...
This post has been updated. See the note below for details.CAIRO – Islamists rallied Saturday to support President Mohamed Morsi in battling what they see as a conspiracy by loyalists from the deposed regime of Hosni Mubarak to instigate anti-government protests and disrupt Egypt’s political...
CAIRO -- Egypt’s Islamist-dominated constitutional assembly passed a rushed draft of a constitution early Friday to ease public anger against President Mohamed Morsi’s expanded powers and preempt an expected court decision to disband it this...
Tags: Islam, Nobel Prize Awards, Mohamed ElBaradei, Egypt, Politics
Last week highlighted the challenge posed to the Obama administration in dealing with the "new Egypt." On Wednesday, the White House thanked Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first civilian president and a former leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, for his...
Tags: Islam, Suez Canal, White House, Human Rights, Finance
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi received another rejection from judges Tuesday when they reiterated their condemnation of his decree placing his office beyond judicial oversight on matters dealing with state institutions. The judges also urged a...
Tags: Islam, Egypt, Strikes, Justice System, Career and Workplace
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi overreached last week when he asserted near-dictatorial power under a "temporary" decree that placed his actions beyond judicial review. The move galvanized his political opponents, dismayed some of his supporters and...
What do you call a leader of a theocratic and cultish movement with a deep and clear disdain for democracy who suddenly assumes dictatorial powers? A "moderate," of course. Ever since the Muslim Brotherhood broke its promise to stay out of Egypt's...
Tags: Jihad, Islam, Israel, Religious Conflicts, White House
World NowGlobal Focus: Anti-American violence sweeping the Muslim world has brought a sobering reminder in Washington and the West that the heady revolutions of the Arab Spring that threw out entrenched dictatorships in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya have yet to achieve...
World NowEgyptian doctors began a mass resignation campaign in state-run hospitals across the country Thursday after the government failed to meet demands for higher salaries, better security and a dramatic increase in national healthcare spending....
World NowCritics and supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi clashed in Tahrir Square on Friday in a small but potent rally that sharpened the nation’s tensions over its political direction and the failure to bring loyalists of the former government...
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