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Egypt to try former President Mohamed Morsy for inciting murder

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy will stand trial on charges of incitement to conduct murder and “thuggery” relating to clashes near the presidential palace late last year, state-run MENA reported Sunday. 28 more words


Official: U.S. holds up some Egypt aid

The Obama administration is “reprogramming” some funds to Egypt while a review is underway — in effect, temporarily holding up some military aid to the country, a U.S. 52 more words


Muslim Brotherhood: More protests called

The Muslim Brotherhood has called for continued protests Monday as authorities remain determined to derail their plans.

But a spate of fresh violence is compounding Egypt’s turmoil, including the deaths of 36 Muslim Brotherhood prisoners and an attack that left 25 Egyptian soldiers dead.


Egypt: 25 soldiers killed in Sinai Peninsula

Suspected militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades killed at least 25 Egyptian soldiers in the border city of Rafah, state-run Nile TV reported Monday.

The assailants struck two buses carrying security forces in the Sinai Peninsula. 32 more words


Egypt: Officials blame terrorists for chaos

Egypt’s interim government implored the global community to listen to its side after days of deadly violence across the country.

Members of the foreign ministry showed a video-and-photo montage Sunday of recent carnage, blaming terrorists for the chaos. 77 more words


What will the U.S. do about Egypt?

When Egypt’s first democratically elected president was tossed out earlier this year, the White House stopped short of calling it a coup.

Doing so would force an end to the $1.3 billion that the U.S. 78 more words


Egypt sees bloodiest day since 2011 revolt

Military raids on protest camps and vicious battles that followed left scores dead Wednesday in Cairo, starting a new turn in the tumultuous cycle that has rocked Egypt for more than two years. 80 more words