| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:48 AM
CAIRO – Koran verses gave way to political epithets as Islamists rose from morning prayers on Thursday to celebrate the Eid feast before gathering banners and marching in another day of rallies against Egypt’s military-backed government....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:41 AM
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...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:57 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 12:58 PM
CAIRO—Secretary of State John F. Kerry paid a brief visit to Egypt on Sunday that was meant to smooth over recent rifts, but laid bare the two countries’ differences over authoritarian practices of the military-backed government that...
| Nov 4, 2013
Back in January, when Sundance preemed Jehane Noujaim's "The Square," the documentary was considered the last word in chronicling the turbulence of post-Revolutionary Cairo. But with unrest and uncertainty continuing in Egypt, that version is now...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:49 AM
CAIRO -- The trial of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi opened Monday but swiftly went into recess because Morsi, confined in a defendant’s cage, refused to wear a prison-issued jumpsuit as ordered by the judge, Egyptian state television...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:49 AM
CAIRO -- Egyptian security forces have again bolstered their presence in the restive Sinai Peninsula as the country mourns 11 soldiers killed in a suicide car bombing Wednesday.
A battle in Sinai between security forces and Islamic militants sympathetic...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:42 AM
CAIRO -- A 10-year-old boy was killed Friday during clashes in the Egyptian city of Suez, health officials said, as supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi held demonstrations to mark the 100th day since security forces dispersed two protest...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:37 PM
CAIRO — Egypt's interim president on Sunday banned public gatherings of more than 10 people without prior government approval, imposing hefty fines and prison terms for violators in a bid to stifle the near-constant protests roiling the country....
| Nov 30, 2013
| 9:23 AM
CAIRO — A 50-member panel on Saturday began a bellwether vote on Egypt’s draft constitution, a process that should yield key clues about the country’s envisioned post-coup transition to democracy.
The voting coincides with fresh...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:21 PM
A cult of personality around Egypt's defense minister and de facto leader, Gen. Abdel Fattah Sisi, has gone from fad to farcical with a social media campaign promoting women's pajamas bearing the strongman's image in beribboned uniform and sunglasses....
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:46 AM
CAIRO — A prominent Egyptian political activist reported Tuesday he had been picked up by police, the latest in a string of arrests of secular Egyptians who helped spearhead the country’s 2011 uprising against ousted former President Hosni...