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Mohamed Morsi

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  • Egyptian army denies report of Sisi running for president

    Egyptian army denies report of Sisi running for president
    CAIRO -- Egypt’s army on Thursday denied that Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Sisi had told a Kuwaiti newspaper that he was running for president, saying any declaration of his candidacy would be made directly and unequivocally to “the great...
  • Egyptian leftist politician first to announce bid for presidency

    CAIRO -- Leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi has become the first candidate to announce his candidacy for president in Egypt's upcoming election. Sabahi, who ran unsuccessfully for the office in 2012, faces an uphill battle if the nation’s de...
  • Mubarak trial resumes in Egypt, with small interruption

    CAIRO -- The retrial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resumed Saturday, but was briefly interrupted when the toppled leader reported feeling low blood pressure and medics were called in to assist. Mubarak, along with his two sons, former...
  • Rights group: Egypt turns blind eye to human trafficking in Sinai

    Rights group: Egypt turns blind eye to human trafficking in Sinai
    CAIRO -- Scarred, terrified and systematically tortured, the victims of human traffickers in the Sinai peninsula have been largely abandoned to their fate by Egyptian authorities, a leading human rights group alleged in a report released Tuesday. The...
  • Egypt detains U.S. Embassy employee

    CAIRO -- An Egyptian employee of the U.S. Embassy has been detained by police since Jan. 25, an embassy spokesman said Wednesday. The jailed staffer was identified as Ahmed Eleiba. Associates said his work involved monitoring developments concerning...
  • Amid U.S.-Egypt chill, Sisi seeks military assistance from Russia

    Amid U.S.-Egypt chill, Sisi seeks military assistance from Russia
    MOSCOW -- De facto Egyptian leader Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Sisi on Thursday got an endorsement from Russian President Vladimir Putin for his as-yet undeclared candidacy for president, but there was no immediate indication that a previously discussed...
  • Ahdaf Soueif's 'Cairo' is a compelling memoir of Arab Spring

    Ahdaf Soueif's 'Cairo' is a compelling memoir of Arab Spring
    Egypt's revolution of three years ago — an incandescent burst of defiance that brought down a dictator and astonished the world — died in the early hours of its birth. The nation, like a man ambling through the dark, tumbled through a fašade...
  • Egypt's Morsi stands trial on charges of espionage and terrorism

    CAIRO -- Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi appeared in court on Sunday for the first hearing of the case in which he is accused of spying and conspiring to commit acts of terrorism. In what prosecutors called "the biggest conspiracy case in Egypt'...
  • Islamist group claims responsibility for bus bombing in Egypt

    Islamist group claims responsibility for bus bombing in Egypt
    CAIRO -- An Islamist group claimed responsibility for a bus bombing that killed an Egyptian and three South Korean tourists, Egypt's state TV reported Tuesday. The Al Qaeda-linked group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, or Partisans of Jerusalem, also warned...
  • 20 journalists face trial on terror charges in Egypt

    20 journalists face trial on terror charges in Egypt
    CAIRO -- Egypt is set to put 20 journalists, including four foreigners, on trial Thursday on terror-related charges in a case with ominous implications for freedom of expression under the military-backed interim government. Many rights groups describe...
  • Mohamed Morsi appears in court on Egypt prison break charges

    Mohamed Morsi appears in court on Egypt prison break charges
    CAIRO — It was difficult not to read the courtroom scene Tuesday as political metaphor, or perhaps as political theater: Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's ousted Islamist president, pacing and shouting ineffectually in a glassed-in and largely soundproofed...
  • Egypt: Trial of 20 journalists opens, quickly goes into recess

    Egypt: Trial of 20 journalists opens, quickly goes into recess
    CAIRO — Twenty journalists, including four foreigners, went on trial Thursday in Egypt on charges of aiding a terrorist organization, but the proceedings were quickly adjourned until March 5. Only eight of the defendants, including Australian...