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Protests erupt after new Egypt constitution passed

Tens of thousands of protesters took the streets in Egypt denouncing President Mohammed Morsi and a draft constitution that his Islamist allies approved early Friday... Read more »

Nov. 30, 2012

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Egyptian judges, courts step up fight against Morsi dict

The Egyptian judiciary intensified its resistance Wednesday to a move last week by President Mohamed Morsi to greatly enlarge his power, as the country's top courts... Read more »

Nov. 28, 2012


Egypt court sentences 8 to death over prophet film, including one American

An Egyptian court convicted in absentia Wednesday seven Egyptian Coptic Christians and a Florida-based American pastor, sentencing them to death on charges linked to... Read more »

Nov. 28, 2012


Egyptian court suspends work to protest Morsi move

Egypt's two highest appeals courts suspended their work Wednesday to protest presidential decrees that gave the country's Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi nearly... Read more »

Nov. 28, 2012


Current situation in Egypt is the same dilemma that was there in the spring

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi made a gross miscalculation when he asserted vast new political powers, making himself immune to any oversight. He called it a... Read more »

Nov. 28, 2012


Egypt's president stands by his decrees

Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi told the country's top judges Monday that he did not infringe on their authority when he seized near absolute powers, setting the... Read more »

Nov. 26, 2012


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