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Egypt Brotherhood Defies Military With Call for Rallies

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood defied threats of a further crackdown on protests, urging supporters of ousted President Mohamed Mursi to march on security installations today. The call followed the killing of dozens of the deposed president’s supporters by security forces over the ...

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Egypt ‘freezes assets’ of Muslim Brotherhood leaders

Egypt’s public prosecutor has frozen the assets of 14 Islamist leaders, according to judicial sources. The Muslim Brotherhood head Mohammed Badie and his deputy Khairat al-Shater are reported to be among them. Mr Badie and other Brotherhood figures are already ...

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Sudden Improvements in Egypt Suggest a Campaign to Undermine Morsi

  CAIRO — The streets seethe with protests and government ministers are on the run or in jail, but since the military ousted President Mohamed Morsi, life has somehow gotten better for many people across Egypt: Gas lines have disappeared, ...

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Egypt pushes transition, naming prime minister

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s interim president named an economist as prime minister Tuesday, ending days of deadlock as the head of the military pressured political factions to speed along the process, warning them that “maneuvering” must not hold up the ...

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Egypt’s Interim Head of State Seeks Quick Elections

CAIRO (Reuters) — Egypt’s interim head of state has set a speedy timetable for elections to drag the Arab world’s biggest country from crisis, after the military ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi last week sparked a wave of bloody ...

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White House refuses to make Egypt ‘coup’ determination

As the violence raged in Egypt, Jay Carney at the White House called for “maximum restraint” The White House has refused to describe Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s removal as a coup, saying that term carries “significant consequences”. Spokesman Jay Carney ...

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Egypt unrest: Interim leader outlines election timetable

Egypt unrest: Interim leader outlines election timetable Mohammad Morsi’s supporters accuse the army of staging a coup Egypt’s interim leader has outlined his timetable for new elections, amid continuing unrest in the country. Adly Mansour’s decree envisages changes to the ...

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood says 34 of its supporters killed

  CAIRO (Reuters) – A spokesman for Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood said 34 of its supporters were killed on Monday when they were fired upon at a sit-in outside the military facility where toppled President Mohamed Mursi is being held. Reuters ...

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Shooting of pro-Morse protesters deepens Egypt crisis

CAIRO (Reuters) – At least 15 people were killed in Cairo on Monday, medical sources said, when the Muslim Brotherhood said shots were fired at supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi near the military building where he is being ...

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Huge crowds rally in Egypt, political process blocked

By Shadia Nasralla CAIRO | Sun Jul 7, 2013 4:26pm EDT CAIRO (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of supporters and opponents of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi gathered in Cairo and Alexandria on Sunday, two days after similar gatherings led to nationwide clashes ...

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Egypt crisis: Mansour appoints ElBaradei as interim PM

Supporters of Mr Morsi again took the streets on Saturday Continue reading the main story Leading liberal Egyptian politician Mohamed ElBaradei has been named interim prime minister. He was appointed following crisis talks led by President Adly Mahmud Mansour – ...

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Egypt clashes after army fire kills Morsi supporters

  The BBC’s Ben Brown reports on clashes between pro and anti-Morsi demonstrators on the fringes of Tahrir Square Continue reading the main story Egypt in crisis Egypt’s failed democratic experiment Populist tactics Key players Dangerous point More than 30 ...

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Clashes erupt between Egyptian military, supporters of deposed president; At least 30 dead

Officials say 30 people have been killed and more than 200 wounded in clashes around the country involving opponents and backers of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, as well as security forces. Morsi supporters call for “Friday of Rage” Deadly clashes erupt ...

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Fears of radicalization rise as Egypt descends into chaos

Fears of radicalization rise as Egypt descends into chaos 9:06 PM 07/05/2013 Those visiting the Muslim Brotherhood’s website on Thursday may have been surprised to find a picture of a Star of David prominently displayed on the front page. The ...

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A new dawn for Egyptians after Egypt president Mohamed Morsi detained after being overthrown by army

EGYPT’S interim president Adli Mansour has been sworn in after the overthrow of Mohamed Morsi. The Egyptian judge, who was chosen as interim president by armed forces, has  taken his oath as head of the constitutional court. He will lead ...

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Deadly clashes as Egypt Islamists protest

SUPPORTERS of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi have taken to the streets in their tens of thousands, defying his army deposers and triggering running clashes that killed at least three people. The sound of gunfire was heard as supporters and ...

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Egypt’s Morsi, aides detained in military facility

An image grab taken from Egyptian state TV shows Egyptian Defence Minister Abdelfatah al-Sissi delivering a statement as opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei (L), the heads of the Coptic Church and Al-Azhar — Sunni Islam’s highest seat of learning and other ...

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US orders mandatory evacuation of embassy in Cairo

Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi react after a broadcast confirming that the army will temporarily be taking over from the country’s first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi on July 3, 2013 during a sit in ...

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France ‘takes note’ of new election promise in Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi react after a broadcast confirming that the army will temporarily be taking over from the country’s first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi on July 3, 2013 during a sit in ...

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Britain concerned over Egypt ouster, but hopes for progress

Egypt’s Islamist President Mohamed Morsi addresses his supporters in front of the presidential palace in Cairo on November 23, 2012. Thousands of ecstatic supporters of Morsi gathered outside the presidential palace to defend their leader against accusations from rival protesters ...

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