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Did Morsi Fire Defense Officials Because of a Planned Coup?

Report: Egypt is speculating that Morsi’s decision to fire his military elite was due to a planned coup against him.

Did Morsi Fire Defense Officials Because of a Planned Coup?

Morsi Vows to Avenge the Deaths of Killed Soldiers

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi visits Sinai, a day after 16 Egyptian soldiers were killed in a terror attack in the region.

Morsi Vows to Avenge the Deaths of Killed Soldiers

Egypt Presidential Race Heats Up

The race for the Egyptian presidency is heating up, as political elements call for ruling general Tantawi to run.

Egypt Presidential Race Heats Up

Nile Tensions Rise Between Junta, Islamists

The head of Egypt's interim junta responded sharply to criticism of the military from the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party.

Nile Tensions Rise Between Junta, Islamists

Egyptian Junta Maintains "Thuggery" Clause

Egypt's military junta neglected to tell the world their lifting of the 30-year Emergency Law did not include arrest without cause.

Egyptian Junta Maintains "Thuggery" Clause

Egypt Radicalizing Through Ballots, as Historic Election Begins

Egypt's military leader calls on citizens to vote in Monday's elections, as protesters continue to demand his resignation.

Egypt Radicalizing Through Ballots, as Historic Election Begins

Egypt Denies Using Nerve Gas on Protesters

Officials in Cairo denied reports security forces fired poisonous gas into crowds of protesters massed in Tahrir Square.

Egypt Denies Using Nerve Gas on Protesters

Tantawi Offers Referendum but Protesters Unimpressed

Egypt’s military ruler promises that election will be held on time, as protesters continue to call for him to step down.

Tantawi Offers Referendum but Protesters Unimpressed

Cairo's Junta Tightens its Stranglehold on Power

As Egypt rushes towards elections on November 28, Cairo's interim junta has moved to ensure its authority - and budget - are protected.

Cairo's Junta Tightens its Stranglehold on Power

Will Egypt's Military Ruler Seek Election?

A previously unknown political group has started a campaign for Egypt's military ruler, Hussein Tantawi, to seek the presidency in 2013.

Will Egypt's Military Ruler Seek Election?

Tantawi: Sinai "100% Safe"

Egyptian military dictator Hussein Tantawi says Sinai is "100% safe" -- adds he won't be running for the Presidency.

Tantawi: Sinai "100% Safe"

Egypt Sets November 28 as Election Day

Cairo's caretaker junta has said elections for a new government, expected to take place in stages, will being November 28.

Egypt Sets November 28 as Election Day

Mubarak Trial: Ruling General to Testify

Egypt's military ruler and other key generals have been called to testify under strict secrecy in the trial of Hosni Mubarak.

Mubarak Trial: Ruling General to Testify