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Egyptian Protesters Pour Into Tahrir Square to Protest Against Islamist Decrees

Tens of thousands of Egyptian protesters gathered in the capital and other major cities across the nation Tuesday demanding that Islamist President Mohamed Morsi...

Mohamed Mursi – a Wannabe Pharaoh in Revolutionary Clothing?

AFRICANGLOBE - Mohamed Mursi the Egyptian president's constitutional declaration gives him expansive powers under the populist cloak of protecting the revolution. Throughout the day yesterday,...

Egypt Threatening Ethiopia Over Nile Dam Construction

Egypt increasingly views Ethiopia's plan to build a massive 6,000-megawatt hydroelectric dam on the Nile River as a threat to its national security because...

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...

Egypt’s Leaders Feud While Economy Heads Toward a Cliff

Egypt's new Islamist president and his old military foes have come out swinging in a struggle for political power. But while they juggle Egypt's...

Mursi, First Egyptian President to Visit Ethiopia After 17yrs

Egypt's new Muslim Brotherhood President, Mohammad Mursi will attend this weekend's African Union (AU) Commission summit in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa. Mursi's attendance at the AU summit will be the...

Former Egyptian President Reportedly “Clinically Dead”

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was being kept alive on life support after suffering a stroke, as the two men vying to succeed him...

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...

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...

Egypt: A Coup or a Revolution?

There is growing worry across Egypt that the uprising that ended the dictatorial regime of Hosni Mubarak is turning out to be a coup...

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 Clashes Rage Into Fifth Day

Protesters and riot police fought pitched battles in Cairo on Sunday as clashes sparked by the failure of Egypt's military rulers to prevent deadly...

Egypt’s New Islamist-Led Parliament Holds First Session

Egypt's lower house of parliament on Monday holds its first session since a popular uprising ousted veteran president Hosni Mubarak, with Islamists dominating the assembly for the first time. One year after the revolution, many Egyptians see the new parliament as the first sign of democratic rule, in sharp contrast to the toothless legislature that existed under Mubarak.

Egyptian Army Clash With Copt Protesters Leaving 24 Dead

A curfew was imposed overnight in Egypt's capital after 24 people, mostly Coptic Christians, died in clashes with security forces in the deadliest violence since president Hosni Mubarak's fall.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Recent Visit to Egypt Receives Mixed Reviews

At the end of his second trip to Cairo to meet with government and military officials on Saturday, Cairo’s response to Ethiopian Prime minister Meles Zenawi’s visit muddled more issues regarding relationships among the Nile Basin states.

Arab Strongman Mubarak Goes on Trial

Months after an uprising ended his 30-year-rule, Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak goes on trial Wednesday on murder charges, in a historic moment for the Arab region whose leaders are rarely held to account.