| 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...
| 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 15, 2013
| 2:03 PM
CAIRO -- A top U.S. diplomat Monday pressed Egypt’s interim leaders for a halt to violence and an inclusive transition to a new democratic government after the nation's Islamist president was ousted in a military coup.
The visit by Deputy...
| 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 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.
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:39 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:22 AM
CAIRO -- Fears of a new wave of deadly violence have shaken Cairo as Islamist supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi have clashed with security forces on bridges and in squares, leaving the capital streaked in tear gas and echoing with gunfire....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:47 AM
The threat of a U.S. strike on Syria is roiling global oil markets and could cause temporary price increases at the pump.
The price of October U.S. crude oil continued to rally Wednesday, rising to $110.34 a barrel -- a 1% increase. Brent crude oil was...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 12:06 PM
JERUSALEM – An Israeli drone strike in the Sinai Peninsula -- carried out in coordination with Egypt’s military -- killed five suspected Islamic militants and destroyed their rocket launcher, Egyptian security officials told Palestinian...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:24 AM
The New York Times website was down Wednesday morning because of "technical difficulties," the newspaper said.
Users trying to access nytimes.com were greeted by an error message.
The New York Times, via its Twitter feed, did not give an...
| 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 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...