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Cairo (Egypt)

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  • U.S. envoy meets with Egypt's interim leader

    CAIRO -- A top U.S. diplomat met with Egypt’s interim leader Monday in the first high-level talks between the nations since a military coup ousted the Islamist former president. The meeting between Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns and...
  • Egypt turmoil: At least 7 killed in overnight clashes

    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....
  • Egypt: EU envoy meets with Mohamed Morsi, seeks end to violence

    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...
  • Egypt instructs security forces to disperse Morsi supporters

    CAIRO — In a showdown that could spark a fresh wave of violence, the Egyptian government announced Wednesday that security forces were preparing to disperse sit-ins by thousands of Islamist supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi. The...
  • World leaders condemn Egypt violence; Islamists back showdown

    World leaders condemn Egypt violence; Islamists back showdown
    World leaders Wednesday denounced the violence unleashed by Egyptian security forces to disperse Islamist protesters in Cairo. But Muslim Brotherhood allies of the demonstrators applauded their defiance as important in the quest for Muslim power...
  • Egypt: Morsi's family threatens legal action against military

    CAIRO — The family of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi threatened legal action against the Egyptian military Monday for holding him following his removal from office July 3. “We will take all legal procedures, locally and...
  • Egypt's VP Mohamed ElBaradei resigns in protest against crackdown

    CAIRO -- Egyptian Vice President Mohamed ElBaradei, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, resigned Wednesday in protest over a crackdown by security forces that killed scores of supporters of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi and tipped the nation into...
  • Egypt's government, pro-Morsi protesters may be near compromise

    CAIRO — After weeks of deadly clashes, Egypt’s military-backed government and supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi may be edging toward a compromise that could ease the latest unrest threatening the nation’s erratic path...
  • In Egypt, mosques turn into hospitals; death toll climbs to 281

    CAIRO -- Mosques turned into makeshift hospitals Wednesday as protesters injured in a deadly crackdown in Cairo were brought in, blood staining the prayer carpets. Dr. Abeer Ali, a surgeon, moved through the crowds gathered at one small mosque,...
  • More protests in Egypt after crackdown; government building torched

    CAIRO – An Egyptian government building was attacked and set ablaze Thursday, allegedly by supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi, a day after security forces killed hundreds of pro-Morsi demonstrators while clearing two protest encampments....
  • Death toll in Egypt hits 638; Morsi supporters vow to keep protesting

    CAIRO – The death toll from the violence engulfing Egypt rose Thursday to more than 600, as supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi vowed to continue their protests despite a crackdown by the military-backed government. At least 638 people...