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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More