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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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

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 … Read More

Death Toll Climbs on Anniversary of Egypt Uprising – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaCAIRO — Egyptian officials say clashes have left at least 49 people dead as government supporters marked the third anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak. Authorities … 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

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 … Read More

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 … 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

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 … Read More

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 — … Read More

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 … 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

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 … Read More

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 … 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

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. … Read More

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. … Read More

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 … Read More

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