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US leads condemnation of Egypt crackdown
US leads condemnation of Egypt crackdown

US Secretary of State John Kerry led the widespread global condemnation of Egypt's bloody crackdown on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.

US leads condemnation of Egypt crackdown
Morsi backers rally as post-holiday crackdown looms
Morsi backers rally as post-holiday crackdown looms

Supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi rallied on Sunday to demand his reinstatement, even as officials said a "gradual" break-up of their protest camps was imminent.

Morsi backers rally as post-holiday crackdown looms
Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. ©REUTERS/Umit Bektas
Obama, Erdogan discuss Syria and Egypt

US President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke by phone Wednesday to discuss developments in Syria and Egypt.

Obama, Erdogan discuss Syria and Egypt
Egypt vows to break up protests as mediation 'fails'
Egypt vows to break up protests as mediation 'fails'

Egypt's government vowed to remove Islamist protest camps after it said foreign mediation had failed, sparking fears of a violent end to the month-old standoff since president Mohamed Morsi's ouster.

Egypt vows to break up protests as mediation 'fails'
US,EU urge return to democracy in Egypt
US,EU urge return to democracy in Egypt

The United States and the European Union on Wednesday urged Egypt's battling political factions and dominant military to agree a path for a return to democratic rule.

US,EU urge return to democracy in Egypt
US, EU spearhead fresh drive to defuse Egypt crisis
US, EU spearhead fresh drive to defuse Egypt crisis

A fresh round of intense diplomatic efforts was underway in Egypt to broker a peaceful end to the crisis sparked by the military's overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

US, EU spearhead fresh drive to defuse Egypt crisis
Trial date set for Egypt Brotherhood leaders
Trial date set for Egypt Brotherhood leaders

An Egyptian court on Sunday set a trial date for Muslim Brotherhood leaders in a move likely to enrage supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

Trial date set for Egypt Brotherhood leaders
Kerry backpedals after seeming to back Egypt coup
Kerry backpedals after seeming to back Egypt coup

US Secretary of State John Kerry appeared to try to distance himself Friday from comments he made that were seen as endorsing the Egyptian military's overthrow of a civilian ruler.

Kerry backpedals after seeming to back Egypt coup
Egypt cabinet orders police to end pro-Morsi sit-in
Egypt cabinet orders police to end pro-Morsi sit-in

Egypt's cabinet Wednesday ordered a police crackdown on protests by ousted president Mohamed Morsi's loyalists.

Egypt cabinet orders police to end pro-Morsi sit-in
EU's Ashton visit ends, but Egypt crisis persists
EU's Ashton visit ends, but Egypt crisis persists

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton left Egypt Tuesday after a mediation trip that included talks with the ousted president, but the country's crisis appeared no closer to a resolution.

EU's Ashton visit ends, but Egypt crisis persists
EU's Ashton heads to visit Morsi amid new Egypt protests
EU's Ashton heads to visit Morsi amid new Egypt protests

The EU's foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton headed to meet ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi early Tuesday as his supporters rallied anew in Cairo.

EU's Ashton heads to visit Morsi amid new Egypt protests
Ban warns Egyptian leaders over demonstration deaths
Ban warns Egyptian leaders over demonstration deaths

UN leader Ban Ki-moon warned Egypt's interim leadership on Sunday that every death in demonstrations is making it harder to drag the country out of its crisis.

Ban warns Egyptian leaders over demonstration deaths
Cairo pro-Morsi demo to be ended 'legally': minister
Cairo pro-Morsi demo to be ended 'legally': minister

A long-running sit-in in Cairo by supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi will be ended "in the framework of the law".

Cairo pro-Morsi demo to be ended 'legally': minister
Qatar joins calls for release of Egypt's Morsi
Qatar joins calls for release of Egypt's Morsi

Gas-rich Qatar has joined international calls for his release from detention while expressing concern at violence sweeping Egypt.

Qatar joins calls for release of Egypt's Morsi
Cairo clashes kill four as Morsi family to sue army
Cairo clashes kill four as Morsi family to sue army

Clashes between supporters and opponents of Mohamed Morsi killed four people on Monday as the ousted Egyptian president's family vowed to sue the army over his ouster.

Cairo clashes kill four as Morsi family to sue army
Egypt begins work on charter as Islamists press demos
Egypt begins work on charter as Islamists press demos

Egypt's new cabinet held its first meeting on Sunday and urged parties to keep their demonstrations peaceful, as a panel named to amend the constitution called on all sides to contribute.

Egypt begins work on charter as Islamists press demos
Top EU diplomat heads to Egypt for talks with new regime
Top EU diplomat heads to Egypt for talks with new regime

The European Union's top diplomat was heading for Cairo Wednesday, a day after an interim government was sworn in to replace Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

Top EU diplomat heads to Egypt for talks with new regime
Merkel calls for release of Egypt's Morsi
Merkel calls for release of Egypt's Morsi

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday called for the release of Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi, who was arrested on July 3 after being deposed by the army.

Merkel calls for release of Egypt's Morsi
Egypt freezes assets of 14 top Islamists
Egypt freezes assets of 14 top Islamists

Egypt's public prosecutor ordered the freezing of assets belonging to 14 top Islamists, as the US dispatched its first senior official to Cairo since president Mohamed Morsi's ouster.

Egypt freezes assets of 14 top Islamists
Top US official to visit Cairo after Morsi ouster
Top US official to visit Cairo after Morsi ouster

A top US official was heading to Cairo on Sunday for talks with interim government leaders, the first high-ranking administration member to visit Egypt since the ouster of Mohamed Morsi.

Top US official to visit Cairo after Morsi ouster