| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:40 AM
CAIRO -- The shooting started during morning prayers.
Soldiers and security forces opened fire on an encampment of anti-military protesters outside the barricades at the Republican Guard headquarters. Witnesses said demonstrators fled through tear gas...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:41 AM
CAIRO – Hazem Beblawi, a leading liberal economist, was named Egypt’s caretaker prime minister on Tuesday, ending days of speculation after the first choice for the position was abruptly withdrawn due to opposition from Islamists.
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:43 AM
CAIRO -- Tens of thousands of protesters swept across villages and cities Sunday, denouncing Egypt's embattled Islamist president and raising fears that the days ahead will be marked with factional hate and bloodshed in what activists are calling a new...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:30 AM
CAIRO -- President Mohamed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood party appeared Tuesday to reject an ultimatum by the army to form a coalition government or face a military-imposed solution to end months of public outrage and political unrest.
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader for Tibetan Buddhists, will speak in May at the University of Maryland as part of the Sadat Lecture for Peace, an annual series that has drawn world leaders such as Madeleine Albright, Nelson Mandela and Jimmy Carter....
| Jun 2, 2013
| 4:45 PM
CAIRO — Egypt’s highest court ruled Sunday that both the country’s upper house of parliament and the committee that drafted the nation’s constitution had been elected illegally, but the impact of the decision appeared to be largely...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 4:38 PM
REPORTING FROM CAIRO -- Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mohamed ElBaradei has dropped out of the race for the Egyptian presidency in protest over the slow pace by the nation’s military rulers to allow democracy to take hold after a year of revolution and...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt, parliament, Islamists: A leader of the Muslim Brotherhood's political party is poised to become the speaker of Egypt's parliament, a stunning reversal of fortunes for a movement banned under ousted President Hosni Mubarak....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Lawyer says Mubarak could not have ordered police to kill protesters. Mubarak's defense continues....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:40 PM
In Cairo, about 6,000 Egyptians gathered to pressure the military-backed Egypt government to disqualify Ahmed Shafik from the runoff election with Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi....
| Mar 24, 2012
| 9:40 PM
Initial figures show that Islamists are set to make up a majority on the panel that will determine the country's new constitution, the official state news agency MENA reported late Saturday....