The fallout from President Mohamed Morsy’s sweeping power grab in Egypt has spiraled into more deaths, another key defection and a scene that resembles a war zone. 83 more words
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(CNN) — Egypt’s ruling military council does not plan to reshuffle the nation’s civilian government, a military source told CNN Monday, contradicting a leading lawmaker’s assertion that a Cabinet overhaul was imminent. 64 more words
A “human shield” was marching toward a major Cairo road to implement a truce Wednesday, Egyptian state television announced.
After police pulled back from Mohamed Mahmoud street — which runs from Tahrir Square, the epicenter of protests since Saturday, and the Interior Ministry — state television said religious scholars were on their way “to form a human shield between the protesters and the security forces.” 276 more words
Fresh violence broke out near Cairo’s Tahrir Square Tuesday, a day after Egypt’s Cabinet offered to resign.
For several hours, protesters hurled stones at police and chanted, calling for the downfall of the Supreme Council of Armed Forces, the military-led government which began running the country after protesters ousted former President Hosni Mubarak in February. 45 more words