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Ousted Egypt Leader Arrives at Prison Break Trial

(CAIRO) — Egypt's toppled President Mohammed Morsi has arrived in Cairo for start of his trial Tuesday over charges he and some 130 others face for prison breaks...

Why Egyptians Are Voting Away Their Freedoms

The two-day referendum being held in Egypt is effectively a rubber-stamp vote that will guarantee the military-backed regime greater powers.

New Egypt Draft Charter Sets Powers for Military

(CAIRO) — Extensive amendments of the constitution adopted under Egypt's ousted Islamist president give the military more privileges, enshrining its place as the...

Street Rule

Crowds are everything in egyptian politics. The throngs in tahrir square ousted President Hosni Mubarak after three decades in power, and public protests...

White House Waffles on Egypt, Again

The Obama administration is doing the right thing by suspending some but not all military aid. If only they could make that message clearer.

Egyptian Capital Becomes Battle Zone Amid Crisis

(CAIRO) — Soldiers fired their rifles in the air to keep a crowd from attacking supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi as they were being taken, one by...

How The Military Won The Egyptian Election

The junta was magnanimous and did not begrudge its old enemies their joy. One day after the Muslim Brotherhood set off fireworks over Tahrir Square to celebrate...

U.S. Senators Urge Release of Egypt’s Islamists

(CAIRO) — Two U.S. senators urged Egypt's military-backed government to release detained members of the Muslim Brotherhood before starting negotiations with the...