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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...
  • In Egypt, signs of hope, not 'hijacking' [Letter]

    In Egypt, signs of hope, not 'hijacking' [Letter]
    I have been working in Egypt on various development projects for more than 15 years now and have been present here for seven to eight months in each of the past three years. I have personally witnessed every significant sociopolitical event here over that...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • We have failed Egypt [Commentary]

    Three years ago this month, millions of brave Egyptians were celebrating the fall of their brutal, corrupt dictator, Hosni Mubarak. To the American eye, the Arab Spring was even more remarkable than the revolutions that brought down the Soviet empire...