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Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. ©REUTERS Morsi urges dialogue as tensions over new powers rise Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said on Sunday the sweeping new powers he has assumed are only temporary and called for dialogue, as clashes in the Nile Delta saw a member of his party killed.
26 ноября 2012
Egypt protesters tear-gassed as world concern mounts Anti-riot police fired tear gas on Saturday to disperse protesters camped out in Cairo's Tahrir Square as Western governments voiced growing concern over Islamist President Mohamed Morsi's assumption of sweeping powers.
24 ноября 2012
Egypt's Morsi assumes sweeping powers, branded new pharaoh Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi assumed sweeping powers, drawing criticism that he is seeking to become a "new pharaoh".
24 ноября 2012
Israel halts threatened Gaza invasion as truce talks build Israel on Tuesday halted a threatened Gaza ground offensive to give Egyptian-led truce talks a chance as top diplomats flew in to boost efforts to end nearly a week of cross-border violence.
21 ноября 2012
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (2nd R) and members of his cabinet. ©REUTERS Israel mulls Gaza truce as toll tops 100 Israeli leaders Tuesday discussed an Egyptian plan for a truce with Gaza's ruling Hamas, reports said, before a mission by the UN chief to Jerusalem and as the toll from Israeli raids on Gaza rose over 100.
20 ноября 2012
47 children killed in Egypt school bus tragedy: officials Forty-seven school children were killed on Saturday when a train smashed into their bus in central Egypt after a railway signal operator fell asleep, officials said, prompting protests and resignations.
19 ноября 2012
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak. ©REUTERS Malaysia, Egypt call for help to end Gaza violence Malaysia and Egypt have agreed to ask "international power brokers" to help stop escalating violence in the Middle East, the Muslim-majority Southeast Asian country said.
19 ноября 2012
US urges Egypt, Turkey, Europeans to press Hamas The United States called Thursday on Egypt, Turkey and European powers to press Hamas to end bloodshed in Gaza, putting the onus on the Islamist movement to end rocket attacks on Israel.
17 ноября 2012
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (R) and Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi. ©REUTERS UN chief urges Israel to avoid 'new cycle of bloodshed' UN leader Ban Ki-moon urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to ease tensions with Gaza militants Wednesday and also discussed the crisis with Egypt's president.
15 ноября 2012
Five Egyptian Copts injured in inter-religious violence Five Egyptian Coptic Christians were injured Sunday in clashes with Muslims at a church in a village south of Cairo.
29 октября 2012
Al Qaeda's leader, Egyptian Ayman al-Zawahiri. ©REUTERS Al-Qaeda leader calls on Muslims to kidnap Westerners Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has urged Egyptians to restart their revolution to press for Islamic law and called on Muslims to kidnap Westerners, the SITE Intelligence Group said Friday.
27 октября 2012
Photo courtesy of blog.esky.bg US State Dept seeks to unblock $450 mn for Egypt The US State Department said Monday it would work with Congress to try to unblock some $450 million in economic aid for Egypt, after a lawmaker froze the funds.
03 октября 2012
Protests stall US move to aid Egypt: report The protests that erupted in Cairo over an anti-Islam Internet video have stalled talks on relieving $1 billion worth of Egyptian debt to the United States.
19 сентября 2012
Family of anti-Islam filmmaker joins him in hiding: police The family of the producer of "Innocence of Muslims" joined him in hiding Monday as more cast members of the film that outraged the Islamic world insisted they had been duped into making it.
18 сентября 2012
Violence explodes as Muslims protest anti-Islam film Furious protesters targeted symbols of US influence in cities across the Muslim world on Friday, attacking embassies, schools and restaurants in retaliation for a film that mocks Islam.
16 сентября 2012
Romney hit from all sides for Egypt attack remarks Republicans and Democrats alike came down hard on Mitt Romney Wednesday for an act of political opportunism when the White House hopeful said the Obama administration "sympathized" with attackers in Egypt.
15 сентября 2012
US missions stormed in Yemen, stoned in Egypt film protests Demonstrators stormed the US embassy in Yemen, leading to clashes in which four people were killed, while protesters stoned Washington's mission in Cairo as anger spread over a US-produced film mocking Islam.
14 сентября 2012
Obama: Egypt no ally but no enemy either Egypt is neither an ally nor an enemy of the United States, President Barack Obama said Wednesday in the wake of a violent protest at the US embassy in Cairo.
14 сентября 2012
<i>Innocence of Muslims</i>. Photo courtesy of realitatea.net Mystery over filmmakers behind anti-Islam movie Mystery remained Wednesday over exactly who was behind the anti-Islam film which sparked deadly protests in the Middle East, amid conflicting claims of Jewish or Coptic Christian involvement.
13 сентября 2012
Hosni Mubarak. Photo courtesy of scrapetv.com Britain blocking efforts to freeze Mubarak assets: official The Egyptian public investigator who led efforts to hunt down property belonging to the regime of toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak has accused Britain of being "one of the worst" countries for housing assets.
05 сентября 2012

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