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9 Dec 2012

Egyptian military warns Morsi of “disastrous” consequences

Egypt's powerful military, sidelined last summer by the newly elected Islamist president, edged back Saturday into a political fray boiling over with tensions between secular forces and a government determined to pass a constitution enshrining a central role for religion.
Egypt's powerful military, sidelined last summer by the newly elected Islamist president, edged back Saturday into a...

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11 Feb 2011

Mubarak flees Cairo as protests rage

A local government official says President Hosni Mubarak is in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, 250 miles from the capital Cairo, where protesters are deluging squares and marching on presidential palaces and the State TV building.
A local government official says President Hosni Mubarak is in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, 250 miles from the...

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10 Feb 2011

Anatomy of a revolution: Meet the young Egyptian activists who started it all

Tahrir Square swells with protesters for the 17th consecutive day. Some say the crowds today are the biggest yet as labor unions strike in order to join the thousands who have vowed not to leave Cairo's focal point until President Hosni Mubarak steps down -- which many hoped would happen today. The protests will rage more furiously in the coming days, and as the world watches, some fear the movement will reach a violent breaking point as the Egyptian people struggle to take back their country.
Tahrir Square swells with protesters for the 17th consecutive day. Some say the crowds today are the biggest yet as...

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8 Feb 2011

Baby steps: Mubarak creates reform committees

President Hosni Mubarak set up a committee Tuesday to recommend constitutional amendments to relax presidential eligibility rules and impose term limits -- seeking to meet longtime popular demands as a standoff with protesters seeking his ouster enters its third week.
President Hosni Mubarak set up a committee Tuesday to recommend constitutional amendments to relax presidential...

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8 Feb 2011

Americans support the Egyptian protesters

Gallup is out with a new national poll on Americans' views of the pro-democracy protests in Egypt. The results show that fear-mongering by some in the media about a post-Mubarak Egypt has apparently not taken hold, with huge majorities expressing sympathy for the protesters
Gallup is out with a new national poll on Americans' views of the pro-democracy protests in Egypt. The results show that...
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31 Jan 2011

Why Washington is so blind on Egypt

As Egypt s vast protest enters its seventh day, it is clear that the people on the streets -- young and old, secular and religious, men and more than a few women -- have already started to change the strategic geography of the whole Middle East. Egypt's 83 million people and its strategic location make it the most politically weighty country in the Arab world.
As Egypt s vast protest enters its seventh day, it is clear that the people on the streets -- young and old, secular and...

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