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Protesters Storm Building in Cairo, Egypt Death Toll Reaches 525

AFRICANGLOBE - Hundreds of supporters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood stormed a government building in Cairo on Thursday and set it ablaze, as fury over a security crackdown on the Islamist movement that killed hundreds of people spilled on to the streets.

Dozens Injured as Clashes Erupt In Egypt

AFRICANGLOBE - Egyptian protesters have clashed with supporters of President Mohamed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood, and ransacked three offices nationwide including the group's headquarters in Cairo, leaving at least 90 people injured.

Egypt: Govt Seeks to Cut Diplomatic Ties With Israel

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has called for cutting diplomatic and economic ties between Arab countries and Israel. The influential Islamist group called on people to stage...

Should Minorities Fear the New Islamic Egypt?

"Egypt is for all Egyptians; all of us are equals in terms of rights. All of us also have duties towards this homeland. As...

Ex-MP Warns Muslim Brotherhood Usurping Army

Former member of Egypt's dissolved parliament, Mohamed Abu Hamed, warned of what he described as "Muslim Brotherhood penetration in the military institution" and usurping...

Egypt’s New Islamist President Moves into Mubarak’s Office

Newly elected Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has started consultations to form a government after he was declared the winner of the June 16-17 presidential...

Both Sides Claiming Victory in Egyptian Election

A campaign spokesman for the former Egyptian prime minister says Ahmed Shafik has won the Egyptian presidential election, countering the Muslim Brotherhood's claims that...

Pro-Revolution Forces in Egypt Plan Tahrir Million-Man March

A million-man march is expected to take place in the famous Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo today. The protest comes in light of popular...

Egyptian Elections – a Choice Between Islamic Dictatorship and Military Authoritarianism

For the next and final round of presidential elections, Egyptians are being asked to choose between an Islamic or military dictatorship both claiming legitimacy...

Egyptian Protests Escalate Against Election Results

Demonstrations in anger at the outcome of Egypt's presidential election escalated in Cairo's Tahrir square, Alexandria, Suez and Port Said. In Cairo, thousands marched down...

Muslim Brother to Face Mubarak-Era PM in Egypt’s Presidential Run-Off

The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Moursi will face off against Mubarak-era prime minister Ahmed Shafiq in the second round of Egypt's presidential election, according to...

Voting Begins in Egyptian Elections – Results Impossible to Predict

As Egyptians head to the polls Wednesday and Thursday to elect the country's first post-Mubarak president, local analysts say that voting results - even...

Deadly Clashes Erupted in Egypt killing 11 Wounding Dozens

Egypt's central army forces have moved to disperse violent clashes that have resulted in the death of 11 citizens by Egypt's Defence Ministry in...

Barred Islamist Says Egypt Army Wants to Keep Power

A leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said his removal from the presidential ballot showed the army wanted to cling to power, a charge that...

Egypt’s Looming Economic Crisis

Egypt is teetering on the edge of an economic crisis. Cast adrift in a deepening political quagmire over the past fourteen months, the economy...

All Panic As Muslim Brotherhood Flexes Its Muscles

AFRICANGLOBE - In Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood has decided now is a good time to forget all that fluffy talk about unity and reconciliation and start showing who's really the boss. It's hijacking the constitutional assembly, forcing through its own presidential candidate and behaving obnoxiously. This is all within its right, but it's making everyone else very nervous. One almost feels sorry for Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood (MB). Despite the fact that during the long decades of Hosni Mubarak's rule the MB provided the only real opposition, it has very few friends either in Egypt or internationally.