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Suspected Egyptian militants raise stakes in insurgency – Reuters

ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – The bombing of a tourist bus in Egypt by suspected Muslim militants marks a strategic shift to soft targets that could devastate an economy already reeling from political turmoil. The assailants, who killed two South Koreans and an Egyptian …Egypt: Suicide bomber caused deadly tourist bus blastUSA TODAYSinai attacks: Deadly bombing hits […]

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Slaying of South Korean tourists signals turn in Egypt’s Islamist insurgency – Washington Post

Washington PostCAIRO — An explosion ripped through a bus carrying South Korean tourists in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Sunday and killed three people, the deadliest attack on vacationers here in years, signaling a potential escalation in the fight by Islamist militants …Egypt Bus Blast in Sinai Peninsula Kills Korean TouristsBloombergTourist bus explosion in Egypt kills […]

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Egypt court adjourns Mursi trial over protester deaths – Reuters

ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – A Cairo court on Saturday adjourned the trial which sees Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Mursi accused of inciting the killing of protesters, while dozens of supporters of his Muslim Brotherhood were jailed for other crimes. Mursi, who …Lawyer for Mohammed Morsi claims ex-Egyptian leader is still presidentCTV NewsEgypt adjourns Morsi’s trial on […]

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Ousted Egypt leader in glass-encased cage at trial – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s toppled President Mohammed Morsi stood inside a glass-encased metal cage Tuesday, separated from other defendants for the start of a new trial Tuesday over charges from prison breaks during the country’s 2011 revolution, state …Egypt ex-President Morsi jail escape trial ‘begins’BBC NewsEgypt: Morsi in court for jail break trialJerusalem PostOusted […]

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Egypt’s Ruler Eyes Riskier Role: The Presidency – New York Times

New York TimesAbdul-Fattah el-Sisi, then the Egyptian minister of defense, in Cairo in 2012. Khaled Elfiqi/European Pressphoto Agency. CAIRO — When Egypt’s first freely elected president, Mohamed Morsi, named General Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi defense minister, the officer …In Egypt, newly promoted army chief Sisi poised for presidential runLos Angeles TimesEgypt army ‘backs Sisi as presidential candidate’BBC […]

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Path Cleared for Egypt’s Military Chief to Run for President – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalCAIRO—Egypt’s high military council gave the go-ahead for its senior officer, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, to run for president, paving the way for the popular military leader to replace the country’s first freely elected president, whom he ousted last …Egypt’s military OKs El-Sisi for presidential runCNN InternationalEgypt’s top military body has […]

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Egyptian military backs Sissi for presidency, as insurgency becomes more … – Washington Post

Washington PostCAIRO—A powerful council of Egypt’s top military commanders is backing defense minister Abdel Fattah al-Sissi for president, the country’s state-run news agency said Monday, in a move likely to entrench the military’s political power and intensify its battle …Egyptian military endorses Army chief Sisi’s presidential runChristian Science MonitorArmy chiefs back Sisi for run at […]

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Clashes mark 3rd anniversary of Egyptian revolution; at least 29 dead – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesCAIRO — Officially sanctioned rallies to mark Saturday’s third anniversary of Egypt’s democratic uprising brought highly choreographed displays of fervent nationalism, while security forces meted out harsh punishment to Islamist and secular opponents of the …Death toll rises in Egypt as throngs commemorate revolutionCNN InternationalTwenty-nine dead in clashes on anniversary of Egypt uprisingReutersEgypt […]

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Rival rallies mark 3rd anniversary of Egypt uprising – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAIRO — Rival rallies kicked off here Saturday on the third anniversary of the nation’s uprising, underscoring rigid political divisions since Egypt united against a longtime leader. In Tahrir Square, the heart of the 18-day uprising against dictator Hosni Mubarak …Divided Egypt marks third anniversary of uprisingFox NewsEgypt militants step up campaign with Cairo […]

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After Bombings, Cairo Anxious 3 Years After Egyptian Uprising – New York Times

New York TimesAfter the first explosion in Cairo on Friday, supporters of Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi gathered outside Abdeen Palace. Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters. CAIRO — The capital was empty and anxious Saturday morning on the third anniversary of the Egyptian …Egypt Convulsed by Violence Before Anniversary of Revolt (1)BusinessweekMilitants Claim Responsibility for Friday Cairo BombingsVoice […]

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At least 4 killed as large explosion hits Cairo police headquarters – Fox News

Fox NewsCAIRO – A car bomb struck the main Egyptian police headquarters Friday in the heart of Cairo, killing at least four people in a hugely symbolic attack on the eve of the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled longtime autocratic ruler Hosni Mubarak.Car bomb damages Cairo police headquarters; second explosion reportedJerusalem PostCar […]

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Five killed in attack on checkpoint in southern Egypt – state TV – euronews

euronewsCAIRO (Reuters) – Five people were killed in an armed attack on a security checkpoint in the southern Egyptian town of Beni Suef, state television reported on Thursday. At least 250 police and soldiers have been killed in armed attacks since army chief …Egypt’s pro-Morsi alliance calls for 18 days of protestsXinhuaEgypt’s Brotherhood members aim […]

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Vote Validates Egypt’s Constitution and Military Takeover – New York Times

New York TimesCAIRO — Egypt’s Supreme Electoral Committee said Saturday that 98.1 percent of the voters had approved a revised constitution validating last summer’s military takeover and paving the way for Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi, the country’s top military leader, …Egyptians Back New ConstitutionVoice of AmericaOutcome of constitutional referendum: New hope for Egypt?Jerusalem PostVoters overwhelmingly back […]

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Egyptian Voters Approve Amended Constitution – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalCAIRO—Egyptian voters overwhelmingly approved an amended constitution, officials said on Saturday, in the first electoral test of a military-backed regime following the ouster of the nation’s first freely elected president in July. The constitution was approved …Eyes on Sisi as Egypt approves constitution with 98pcThe News InternationalEgyptians Overwhelmingly Endorse Military-Backed ConstitutionTIMEEgypt’s new constitution […]

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Early Tallies Show Revised Charter Passing in Egypt – New York Times

New York TimesA judge in Cairo counted ballots Wednesday in a referendum seen as giving electoral legitimacy to the military takeover. Tara Todras-Whitehill for The New York Times. CAIRO — A revised Constitution validating the military takeover in Egypt this past summer …Egypt’s Regime Claims Legitimacy on VoteWall Street JournalEgypt voter turnout over 55 per […]

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Polling on constitution underway in Egypt – Xinhua

XinhuaCAIRO, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) — Egyptians started casting their votes Tuesday on the country’s new draft constitution, which is widely seen as a milestone during Egypt’s political transition after Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was ousted last July. The two-day …UPDATE 3-Egyptian polls close after final day of voting on constitutionReutersEgypt voters approve constitution – government […]

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Egypt holds key vote on country’s new next charter – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleCAIRO (AP) — Egyptians start voting Tuesday on a draft for their country’s next constitution, a vision for the nation’s future and a milestone in a military-backed roadmap put in place after Mohammed Morsi was overthrown in a coup last July. The two-day …Egypt votes in constitutional referendumeuronewsEgypt referendum: Vote to begin amid tight […]

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Egyptians vote in constitutional referendum seen boosting Sisi – Reuters

ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptians vote on Tuesday in a constitutional referendum, the first ballot since the military overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Mursi and an event likely to spawn a presidential bid by army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Few doubt …Egyptians’ hopes and fears as charter put to voteBBC NewsEgyptians Vote in Constitutional ReferendumVoice of […]

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News Analysis: Egypt forecasts major milestone in future roadmap – Xinhua

XinhuaCAIRO, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) — The referendum on Egypt’s new draft constitution slated for Jan. 14-15 represents a major milestone in the country’s future roadmap, political experts said. The referendum marks the first time that Egyptians would go to the polls …Egypt’s Sisi to run for president on people demandBusiness StandardPresidential Run Likely for Egypt’s […]

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Morsi’s trip to court put off due to bad weather – Xinhua

XinhuaCAIRO, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) — The bad weather prevented the Egyptian authorities from transferring ousted president Mohamed Morsi from his prison in Alexandria to the court in Cairo, state media reported Wednesday. Earlier, the state TV said that Morsi arrived …Egypt: Morsi’s trial adjourned until Feb. 1Washington PostWeather Forces Egypt to Delay Resuming Morsi TrialVoice […]

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Egypt’s latest terror suspect: The popular felt-and-yarn puppet Abla Fahita – Washington Post

Washington PostCAIRO — The Egyptian government’s crackdown on suspected Islamists has come to this: a terrorism probe focused on a puppet. Abla Fahita — a Muppet-style character who regularly appears on Egyptian television — went on the air Wednesday night to …Vodafone questioned over ‘bomb plot’ advertIrish ExaminerEgypt questions Vodafone over “bomb code” advertReutersEgyptian authorities […]

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Egypt likely to change roadmap, hold presidential vote first-sources – Reuters

ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s government is likely to call a presidential election before parliamentary polls, officials said on Monday, rearranging the political timetable in a way that could see army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi elected head of state by April.Egypt arrests Al-Jazeera journalistsAFPEgypt Detains Journalists It Says Aired ‘False News’New York TimesEgypt arrests Al […]

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Second bombing in a week targets security forces in Egypt – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesCAIRO — An explosion hit a military intelligence building northeast of Cairo on Sunday, the second blast in less than a week to strike an Egyptian security installation. Four people were injured, the military’s chief spokesman said. State television showed …Egypt leader: Presidential election can come firstWashington PostBlast at Egyptian army building wounds […]

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Islamist students clash with police at Cairo’s Al-Azhar University – Reuters

ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian students loyal to the Muslim Brotherhood fought police at the Cairo campus of Al-Azhar University on Saturday and set fire to two buildings, state television reported. A student activist said a supporter of the Brotherhood, designated …Egyptian protesters, police have deadly clashThe TennesseanNews Analysis: Listing Brotherhood as “terrorist group” may stem […]

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Egypt: Police clash with pro-Morsi protesters – Businessweek

BusinessweekCAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security forces fired tear gas at dozens of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi as authorities tighten security measures in the capital after renewed calls for mass rallies. Anti-riot police chased student protesters chanting …Clashes across Egypt leave 3 dead, scores injuredThe Globe and MailEgypt: 5 killed as police clash with […]

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Egypt arrests more Brotherhood supporters, more protests anticipated – Reuters

ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian police arrested dozens more Muslim Brotherhood supporters and deployed across Cairo before Friday prayers, as the government anticipated further protests from the Islamist movement despite having clamped down on dissent.Egypt: Police clash with pro-Morsi protestersWashington PostEgypt’s Military-Backed Rulers Brand Muslim Brotherhood ‘Terrorist’ and Extend …TIMEIslamist charities targeted in Egyptgulfnews.comMiamiHerald.com –Voice of […]