Egypt

  • Mubarak waves, grins as his trial resumes

    9/14/13 1:35 PM

    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is back in court, as the trial of the longtime autocrat resumes. The 85-year-old Mubarak waved to supporters as he was wheeled into the defendants' cage in a heavily-fortified courtroom in Cairo.

  • Egypt's Morsi to be tried for inciting violence

    9/1/13 8:49 PM

    Egypt's top prosecutor on Sunday referred ousted President Mohammed Morsi to trial on charges of inciting the killing of opponents, the state news agency said. Fourteen other members of the Muslim Brotherhood will be tried with Morsi.

  • Egypt's government shortens curfew

    8/24/13 9:15 PM

    Egypt's government on Saturday shortened a widely-imposed evening curfew, signaling that authorities sense turmoil is waning after unrest following the president's ouster threatened to destabilize the country this month.

  • Inside Washington Aug. 25, 2013

    8/24/13 5:32 PM

    This week on Inside Washington: Has Syria crossed the red line with chemical weapons attacks? What are President Obama’s options in Syria and in Egypt?

  • Egypt military supporters rally at White House

    8/22/13 6:39 PM

    About 500 protesters supporting Egypt's military marched outside the White House Thursday, denouncing the Muslim Brotherhood as terrorists and insisting the ouster of Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi wasn't a coup.

  • Egypt's Mubarak to be put under house arrest

    8/22/13 10:05 AM

    Al-Jazeera America reports that Mubarak was released from prison just before 10 a.m., leaving the facility aboard a medical helicopter. Sources tell ABC News that the former Egyptian leader is en route to Maadi military hospital.

  • Key developments in Egypt

    8/21/13 7:40 PM Comment

    Macgregor interview August 20, 2013

  • Hosni Mubarak: Egypt court orders his release

    8/21/13 9:48 AM

    An Egyptian court ordered Wednesday the release of ousted President Hosni Mubarak, but it is not yet clear if the ailing ex-leader will walk free after over two years in detention, officials said.

  • Military aid to Egypt may be cut off

    8/20/13 6:23 PM

    The Obama administration moved closer to a decision Tuesday on continuing or curtailing $1.5 billion in annual U.S. aid to Egypt amid the crackdown by military authorities there on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

  • Mubarak casts shadow over U.S. policy in Egypt

    8/20/13 1:43 PM

    U.S. ties with Egypt are complicated enough since the removal of democratically elected Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, but there may soon be an additional headache.

  • Egypt's military chief: Army to confront violence

    8/19/13 6:24 PM

    Egypt's military leader has vowed the army will not stand by silently in the face of violence after hundreds have been killed in recent days in political unrest.

  • Hosni Mubarak may be released from custody

    8/19/13 2:46 PM

    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who is on retrial for the killings of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising that led to his ouster, could be released from custody later this week, judicial officials said Monday.

  • Violence in Egypt; GOP Party Insiders Fret; March on Washington Anniversary

    8/19/13 1:22 PM Comment

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  • Egypt considers outlawing Muslim Brotherhood

    8/17/13 9:42 AM

    Egyptian authorities are considering disbanding the Muslim Brotherhood group, a government spokesman said Saturday, once again outlawing a group that held the pinnacle of government power just more than a month earlier.

  • Egypt mosque filled with protesters stormed by police

    8/17/13 8:20 AM

    Witnesses say that Egyptian security forces have stormed a Cairo mosque after firing tear gas at hundreds of Islamists supporters of the country's ousted president barricaded inside.

  • Violence in Egypt: Locals react

    8/16/13 6:52 PM

    Rania Nasif sheds a tear as she thinks about her homeland of Egypt being torn apart – and about the family she left there just a few months ago, including her husband and her brother.

  • Egypt's 'day of rage' set for Friday, more than 600 already dead

    8/16/13 5:55 PM

    Egypt is bracing for more violence after the Muslim Brotherhood called for nationwide marches after Friday prayers and a "day of rage" to denounce this week's unprecedented bloodshed.

  • Inside Washington Aug. 18, 2013

    8/16/13 2:57 PM

    This week on Inside Washington: The bloody crisis in Egypt and President Obama’s response. How much leverage does the U.S. have in this situation?

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