The sentencing of 529 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death for killing a police officer has drawn international criticism and rocked the town of Mattay. What happened on that night?
After all, do we really favor democracy? And what about self-determination and Hitler?
Relatives of top Muslim Brotherhood aides tell of six months of worry and confusion since the men disappeared into the Republican Guard headquarters.
Muslim Brotherhood supporters say former President Morsi and other leaders are victims of a political vendetta, pointing to police who killed protesters and still walk free.
Egypt’s military-backed government referred ousted President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood for trial, a signal that Egypt’s current rulers are going to widen their efforts against the group.
As security forces prepare to break up pro-Muslim Brotherhood protest camps, some in Egypt’s interim government may be urging a lighter hand, delaying the showdown.
Egypt’s interim leader Adly Mansour has promised fresh elections by early next year, an offer rejected by supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.
The United States has been unenthusiastic about “Islamist” political parties — freely elected or not.
Egyptians displayed a wide range of reactions to Monday’s military statement that predicted an army intervention within 48 hours.
The military is warning that it will intervene if President Morsi doesn’t restore calm. Many see it as a sign that he will have to resign.
Demonstrations have broken out across Egypt calling for the resignation of President Mohamed Morsi and pressuring the Brotherhood that backs him.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi hopes his Islamist political allies will act as a counterweight to the secular and liberal opponents gearing up for his ouster.
In a deeply polarized country, the grassroots Tamarod — or ‘Rebellion’ — campaign has harnessed growing frustration and discontent to unite a fractured opposition.
The key to the success of Egypt’s ‘Rebel’ campaign may be its modest scope: Collecting signatures on a petition calling for early elections to replace President Morsi.
Egyptians are furious with President Morsi, who they blame for widespread electricity cuts that are further disrupting businesses, shops, and restaurants at a time of economic hardship.
Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court ruled as unconstitutional the election of the country’s acting legislature, a council dominated by Morsi loyalists.
President Mohamed Morsi and his supporters often write off Cairo protests as the work of elites, but that accusation doesn’t hold water in the industrial heartland, now rocked by protests.
Some worry the assassination of a prominent opposition activist in Tunisia is a harbinger of things to come for Egypt.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s visit to Egypt, the first by an Iranian leader since 1979, is historic. But it comes up against deep-seated animosity between Tehran and the Sunni Gulf states, who back Egypt.
The head of Egypt’s Army has warned that recent upheaval, which shows no signs of abating, could bring about the ‘collapse’ of the Egyptian state.