Mar 14, 2013 10:50 EDT
The Egyptian opposition is more determined than ever to boycott parliamentary elections after Islamist President Mohamed Morsi challenged a court decision delaying the polls, former Arab League chief Amr Mussa said on Thursday.
Mar 04, 2013 15:23 EST
The main security building in Egypt's Port Said was set ablaze on Monday as fighting which cost six lives erupted anew between police and protesters in the restive Suez Canal city, an AFP correspondent said.
Mar 03, 2013 15:11 EST
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Egypt to make compromises to end its political divisions, as he pledged $250 million in US aid to help revive the country's dilapidated economy.
Mar 03, 2013 12:48 EST
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Egypt to work harder and make compromises for ending its political divisions, as he pledged $250 million in US aid to revive the country's dilapidated economy.
Mar 02, 2013 15:26 EST
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday urged bickering Egyptian political leaders to forge a consensus to pave the way for aid that could help lift their country out of its deep economic crisis.
Mar 02, 2013 13:12 EST
US Secretary of State John Kerry was in Cairo on Saturday to push for a way out of Egypt's violence-wracked political impasse, underlining the need for a consensus to overcome a crippling economic crisis.
Mar 01, 2013 15:06 EST
An Egyptian opposition head said he and colleague Mohamed ElBaradei have turned down invitations to meet Secretary of State John Kerry when he visits Cairo because of US pressure.
Feb 23, 2013 15:15 EST
Opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei on Saturday called for a boycott of Egypt's upcoming legislative elections, as the president rescheduled the first round after Copts complained it would clash with a Christian holiday.
Feb 23, 2013 05:54 EST
Top Egyptian opposition figure Mohamed ElBaradei called on Saturday for a boycott of upcoming parliamentary elections, but other leaders of his National Salvation Front said they had yet to agree on that.
Jan 31, 2013 05:51 EST
Egypt's top cleric on Thursday brought together rival political factions and called for dialogue over the political crisis and deadly unrest gripping the country.
Jan 30, 2013 14:29 EST
Egyptian opposition leaders on Wednesday sought urgent talks on the political crisis gripping the country, as fresh violence killed two more people in Cairo.
Jan 30, 2013 09:48 EST
Egyptian opposition leaders on Wednesday called for urgent talks on the political crisis gripping the country, as a fresh eruption of violence killed two more people in Cairo.
Jan 28, 2013 07:44 EST
One person was killed in Cairo on Monday as clashes between police and protesters raged into a fifth day, and President Mohamed Morsi scrambled to contain deepening divisions with calls for national dialogue.
Jan 28, 2013 05:42 EST
Egypt's main opposition will meet Monday to consider its response to President Mohamed Morsi's call for a national dialogue aimed at ending the crisis gripping the country, an opposition member told AFP.
Jan 27, 2013 21:00 EST
President Mohamed Morsi declared a state of emergency in three provinces hit by rioting which has left dozens dead, warning he was ready to take further steps to confront threats to Egypt's security.
Jan 27, 2013 16:20 EST
President Mohamed Morsi Sunday declared a state of emergency in three provinces hit by rioting which has left dozens dead, warning he was ready to take further steps to confront threats to Egypt's security.
Dec 27, 2012 11:16 EST
Egypt's public prosecutor on Thursday ordered a probe into the top three leaders of the opposition on suspicion of trying to incite followers to overthrow President Mohamed Morsi, a legal source said.
Dec 10, 2012 10:19 EST
Egypt is riven by two powerful political forces: a liberal opposition attached to the country's secular traditions, and an Islamist-led bloc headed by President Mohamed Morsi.
Dec 05, 2012 22:53 EST
Five demonstrators died overnight in the worst violence since Mohamed Morsi became Egypt's first Islamist president in June.
Dec 05, 2012 19:31 EST
Allies and foes of Egypt's Mohamed Morsi lobbed fire bombs and rocks at each other on Wednesday as their simmering standoff over the Islamist president's expanded powers and a new constitution turned violent.