The $1.5 billion in US foreign aid slated for Egypt next year is in jeopardy after the Egyptian army deposed democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi. Section 508 of the decades-old Foreign Assistance Act stipulates that
Egypt’s new president asserted his authority and regain control of the streets even as his Islamist opponents declared his powers illegitimate and issued blood oaths to reinstate Morsi, whose ouster by the military led to dueling protests
As regime change was unfolding in Egypt, Secretary of State John Kerry spent time on his boat Wednesday afternoon in Nantucket Sound, the State Department acknowledged after repeatedly denying that Kerry was aboard any boat.
This video of pro-Morsi demonstrators captures the dangerous undercurrent in Egyptian politics. The ease with which these individuals talk of turning to terrorism is unnerving.
What the hell is going on?
IkhwanOnline, the official Web site of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, posted an article on Thursday asserting that the country’s new interim president, Adly Mansour, is secretly Jewish.
The protests in Egypt against president Mohammed Morsi were – according to the BBC – the largest in history.
Egyptian security officials say the Muslim Brotherhood's supreme leader has been arrested in a coastal city and flown to Cairo on a military helicopter. Badie is on a wanted list of 200 Brotherhood officials and leaders of other Islamist groups.
"The youth had the initiative and the noblest thing about this glorious event is that it was an expression of the nation's conscience and an embodiment of its hopes and ambitions." The revolution must continue, so "we stop producing tyrants."
Krishnan Guru-Murthy reports from Tahrir Square as President Morsi is ousted by the military.
Mohammed Morsi, in office only a year as the first democratically elected leader of Egypt, was rousted from power by the military Wednesday as a euphoric crowd in Tahrir Square cheered his exit.
Violence has erupted in Cairo as the clock ticked down on an army ultimatum for President Mohammed...
The chairman of the Suez Canal Authority is coordinating a "high alert" military response as protests escalate against President Morsi.
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has met with Gen. Abdel al-Sisi today, after Sisi issued an ultimatum giving him 48 hours to do whatever he needs to do to placate the mass opposition protests over the weekend.
Update: the local army has already laid out the framework of what the upcoming "coup" will look like. via Reuters:
As Egyptians prepare for massive protests against the U.S. government-backed Muslim Brotherhood regime of Mohamed Morsi, the Obama administration is set to deploy hundreds of American troops to Egypt.
President Mohamed Mursi rebuffed an army ultimatum to force a resolution to Egypt's political crisis, he would pursue his own plans for national reconciliation. The Muslim Brotherhood have used the word "coup" to describe the military maneuver
The headquarters of Egypt's ruling Muslim Brotherhood was overrun and looted on Monday as President Mohamed Mursi refused to heed millions who took to the streets demanding he resign.
Massive protests have swept across Egypt once more, and this time they are even larger than the Arab Spring protests that ousted Hosni Mubarak in 2011.
At least five people have been killed and more than 200 wounded in Egypt on Sunday as millions took to the streets in pro and anti-President Mohammad Mursi rallies, security and health officials said. One person was killed in the central Egyptian
Hundreds of thousands of opponents of Egypt's Islamist president poured onto the streets in Cairo and across much of the nation Sunday, launching an all-out push to force Mohammed Morsi from office on the one-year anniversary of his inauguration.
At least 22 policemen were injured in Egypt in attacks on two police stations in the governorates of Alexandria and Beheira, north of the capital Cairo, state-run news agency MENA reported Saturday.
Tahrir Square is where the Egyptian revolution took place and continues to play an important role for everyone who demanded change two years ago.
The Arab Spring, where citizens all over the whole Middle East caused powerful governments to listen and even topple, didn't ignite at Tahrir Square here in Cairo, but it's certainly where the revolution blazed hottest.
Illicit photos taken by tourists who secretly climbed wonder of the world at night
The Islamist party of President Mohamed Mursi outlined 10 reasons why Muslim countries should "reject and condemn" the declaration, which the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women is racing to negotiate a consensus deal on by Friday.
The verdict that had everyone in Egypt scared has come out and it's not good.