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President Mohamed Morsy opposes France’s intervention in Mali even though the campaign, which seeks to restore the Malian government’s control over the north after radical Islamists seized control of it, receives the support of most of...
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Egypt on Tuesday, marking the first visit by an Iranian head of state since 1979. Ahmadinejad is in Cairo to attend the Organization of Islamic Cooperation summit, which starts Wednesday, but the...
Protesters demanding President Mohamed Morsy’s ouster regrouped on Thursday evening with renewed marches to the presidential palace in Heliopolis. The demonstrations come after at least five died in the course of clashes Wednesday night...
Clashes escalated between supporters and opponents of President Mohamed Morsy around the presidential palace in Heliopolis on Wednesday after the sit-in there was attacked.   The fighting broke out around 3:30 pm when Morsy supporters...
The widening rift between Islamist and opposition protesters was evident Tuesday night as tens of thousands of protesters who fear that a constitution entrenching Islamist rule will be endorsed besieged the presidential palace in Heliopolis. As...
Egypt witnessed a large protest by Islamist forces on Saturday, which they dubbed the day of “Sharia and legitimacy.” The Islamist current deployed its organizational prowess in response to widespread protests staged by secular and...
Worshippers at Hassan al-Sharbatly Mosque in New Cairo protested against President Mohamed Morsy while he was attending prayers there Friday, when the imam of the mosque tried to justify the president’s recent decisions. “Prophet...
Tens of thousands converged in Tahrir Square Tuesday for a show of force that promised to unite secular political powers and restore some of the balance recently lost to Islamists. The call to protest against President Mohamed Morsy's...
Tahrir Square was full after marches arrived from different Cairo neighborhoods Tuesday for a demonstration against President Mohamed Morsy’s 22 November constitutional declaration. Dozens of parties and civil society groups had called for the...
Newly ordained Pope Tawadros II's first meeting took place on Tuesday with figures from the leftist Popular Current led by former presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi. The meeting lasted approximately 90 minutes, a sign that relations may be...

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Islamists’ distorted understanding of democracy — which has divided Palestine between Fatah and Hamas, plunged Algeria into civil war and led to the secession of South Sudan — is what guides the Muslim Brotherhood’s...
  Prosecutor General Abdel Meguid Mahmoud won his battle against Muslim Brotherhood President Mohamed Morsy by exploiting the latter’s violation of the law when Morsy announced an executive decision to remove Mahmoud from office and...