Agence France-Presse in Cairo

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20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Egyptian army ousts and detains President Mursi in coup

The army also suspends the constitution after a week of deadly clashes and mass protests calling for Mursi to go after a year in office. US President Barack Obama said he was “deeply concerned” over Mursi’s ouster and called on the army to refrain to “arbitrary arrests” of Mursi and his supporters.

The army also suspends the constitution after a week of deadly clashes and mass protests calling for Mursi to go after a year in office. US President Barack Obama said he was “deeply concerned” over Mursi’s ouster and called on the army to refrain to “arbitrary arrests” of Mursi and his supporters.

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Thousands march to Tahrir as pressure piles on Egypt’s Mursi

Egypt’s President Mohammed Mursi faced nationwide protests on Tuesday after digging in his heels over a controversial decree granting him sweeping powers.

Egypt’s President Mohammed Mursi faced nationwide protests on Tuesday after digging in his heels over a controversial decree granting him sweeping powers.

27 Nov 2012 - 9:46PM
Egyptian fury as Mursi draws fire with new powers

Protesters torched Muslim Brotherhood offices on Friday, as supporters and opponents of President Mohamed Mursi clashed across Egypt a day after he assumed sweeping powers.

Protesters torched Muslim Brotherhood offices on Friday, as supporters and opponents of President Mohamed Mursi clashed across Egypt a day after he assumed sweeping powers.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
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Egyptian liberal Mohamed ElBaradei sworn in as vice-president

Prominent liberal Egyptian leader Dr Mohamed ElBaradei was sworn in yesterday as Egypt's interim vice-president for foreign relations. Nabil Fahmy, a former ambassador to the United States, will take the post of foreign minister in the new cabinet, which replaces ousted president Mohammed Mursi's government.

Prominent liberal Egyptian leader Dr Mohamed ElBaradei was sworn in yesterday as Egypt's interim vice-president for foreign relations. Nabil Fahmy, a former ambassador to the United States, will take the post of foreign minister in the new cabinet, which replaces ousted president Mohammed Mursi's government.

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Egypt's Mursi accused of deadly conspiracy with Hamas

Egypt's authorities yesterday formally detained Mohammed Mursi on suspicion of collaborating with Palestinian militants in murdering policemen and staging prison breaks, as tens of thousands of the deposed president's supporters and opponents staged rival rallies.

Egypt's authorities yesterday formally detained Mohammed Mursi on suspicion of collaborating with Palestinian militants in murdering policemen and staging prison breaks, as tens of thousands of the deposed president's supporters and opponents staged rival rallies.

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Egyptian security forces hold back on ending pro-Mursi protests

Egyptian security forces held off yesterday from launching operations to disperse Islamist supporters of deposed President Mohammed Mursi that officials had said would start at dawn.

Egyptian security forces held off yesterday from launching operations to disperse Islamist supporters of deposed President Mohammed Mursi that officials had said would start at dawn.

13 Aug 2013 - 2:27AM
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Egypt court defers fate of constitution

An Egyptian court meant to rule on the fate of an Islamist-dominated panel has deferred the case to a higher court that has already expressed its opposition to the draft charter.

An Egyptian court meant to rule on the fate of an Islamist-dominated panel has deferred the case to a higher court that has already expressed its opposition to the draft charter.

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17 Nov 2012 - 2:22AM
One killed as riot police storm Tahrir Square anniversary protest

At least one person was killed when Egyptian riot police stormed Cairo’s Tahrir Square late on Tuesday to disperse stone-throwing protesters, a health ministry official said.

At least one person was killed when Egyptian riot police stormed Cairo’s Tahrir Square late on Tuesday to disperse stone-throwing protesters, a health ministry official said.

21 Nov 2013 - 3:22AM
Egypt's Mursi assumes sweeping powers, branded 'new pharoah'

Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi assumed sweeping powers on Thursday, prompting prominent opposition figure to accuse him of becoming a “new pharoah”.

Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi assumed sweeping powers on Thursday, prompting prominent opposition figure to accuse him of becoming a “new pharoah”.

23 Nov 2012 - 3:37PM