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Mohamed Morsi

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  • Egyptian government resigns, paving way for Sisi to run for president

    CAIRO -- In a surprise move that paves way for army Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Sisi to run in the upcoming presidential election, Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem Beblawi announced his Cabinet's resignation on Monday. According to Egyptian regulations,...
  • New prime minister named in Egypt

    CAIRO -- A day after the sudden resignation of Prime Minister Hazem Beblawi, Egypt's interim president has named a former housing minister to head a new government. The new prime minister, Ibrahim Mehlib, is a former construction contractor who was...
  • Egypt orders 20 Al Jazeera journalists to stand trial

    CAIRO – In what appears to be an escalating effort to curtail press freedoms in Egypt, prosecutors have referred 20 journalists working for the news channel Al Jazeera, four of them foreigners, to trial on charges of aiding or joining a terrorist...
  • Last year was among the worst for human rights, State Department says

    Last year was among the worst for human rights, State Department says
    WASHINGTON — With a Syrian chemical weapons attack that killed more than 1,000 civilians, violent crackdowns against protesters in Turkey and Ukraine and a string of anti-gay laws from Russia to Uganda, human rights abuses last year ranked among the...
  • Two Egyptian police officers sentenced to prison in activist's death

    CAIRO — Two police officers on Monday were given 10-year prison terms in the killing of a young Egyptian activist whose gruesome death in 2010 galvanized outrage over police brutality and helped fuel the massive uprising that toppled autocrat...
  • Egypt: American activist is detained in Cairo, says police injured her

    Egypt: American activist is detained in Cairo, says police injured her
    CAIRO — Authorities detained and then turned away a San Francisco-based political activist after she arrived in Egypt with the intention of traveling to the Gaza Strip, Egyptian officials said Tuesday. The activist, Medea Benjamin, boarded a...
  • Egyptian prosecutors display seized items in journalists' trial

    Egyptian prosecutors display seized items  in journalists' trial
    CAIRO – Prosecutors in Egypt on Wednesday displayed seized items such as cameras, cables and microphones as evidence in the trial of 20 journalists on terrorism-related charges. Defendants in white prison uniforms looked on from inside a metal...
  • 3 prominent Egyptian activists say they have been abused in prison

    CAIRO – Three veteran activists of Egypt’s 2011 revolution told a court Monday that they were suffering abuse at the hands of their jailers and that they were even beaten up by the prison guards bringing them to court. The allegations by the...
  • Cairo bomb blast hits bus near university

    Cairo bomb blast hits bus near university
    CAIRO -- An explosive device went off Thursday outside a university campus in the Egyptian capital, injuring at least four people on a passing bus, witnesses said. A short time later, another small blast went off in the area. Officials said the...
  • Egyptian activists get 3-year prison terms

    CAIRO -- An Egyptian court Sunday sentenced three prominent activists to three-year prison terms and heavy fines, state media reported, in what was seen by rights advocates as a worrying sign of the military-backed government’s determination to...
  • 3 Egyptian activists get prison terms for protesting

    3 Egyptian activists get prison terms for protesting
    CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced three prominent activists to three-year prison terms and heavy fines, in what was seen as the latest worrying sign of the military-backed government's determination to suppress political dissent. The...
  • Egypt announces new charges against Morsi, 35 others

    CAIRO — Egypt's interim government and the Muslim Brotherhood traded fresh blows Wednesday, with the prosecutor general announcing serious new charges against deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi and the Brotherhood declaring a boycott of next...