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Deposed Egyptian Pres. Mohamed Morsi dies after court session

Former Muslim Brotherhood President of Egypt collapses and dies following court session in his lengthy trial.

Deposed Egyptian Pres. Mohamed Morsi dies after court session

Former Egyptian president's jail sentence reduced

Egyptian court shortens former President Morsi's prison sentence by 15 years.

Former Egyptian president's jail sentence reduced

Al Qaeda Chief Blames Rival Islamists for Setbacks

Al Qaeda leader blames "moderate" Islamists in Egypt and Tunisia as being responsible for major political setbacks.

Al Qaeda Chief Blames Rival Islamists for Setbacks

Islamic Terrorists Behind Twin Car Bombs in Sinai

A double suicide bomb attack in Egypt's Sinai kills six; attack follows a major military offensive on Islamic terrorist activity.

Islamic Terrorists Behind Twin Car Bombs in Sinai

Muslim Brotherhood: No Compromise

Spokesman says organization will continue its struggle until Morsi is back in power.

Muslim Brotherhood: No Compromise

Egyptian Police Break up Violent Clashes

Violent clashes break out between supporters, opponents of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi.

Egyptian Police Break up Violent Clashes

Morsi’s Wife: He’ll be Back

Crowd shouts, 'Returning! Returning!' at rally for deposed president Mohamed Morsi.

Morsi’s Wife: He’ll be Back

Ashton Has ‘Friendly’ Meeting with Morsi

EU chief meets imprisoned Egyptian leader in a secret location for ‘friendly’ talks as Egypt readies for new bloodshed.

Ashton Has ‘Friendly’ Meeting with Morsi

Egypt Braces for Mass Friday Demonstrations

Egyptians are bracing for mass rallies Friday by supporters and opponents of former President Morsi over who has a mandate to rule.

Egypt Braces for Mass Demonstrations, as Army Ups Stakes

Family of Former Pres. Morsi to Sue Egyptian Army

The family of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said Monday they plan to sue Egyptian Army officials for "kidnapping"

Family of Former President Morsi to Sue Egyptian Army

Egypt's Morsi Under ‘Criminal Investigation’

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi is officially under criminal investigation, a public prosecutor announced in a statement Saturday.

Former Egyptian Pres. Morsi Under ‘Criminal Investigation’

Min. Aharonovich: Morsi's Fall a Blow to Hamas

Public security minister says IDF had a good relationship with Morsi, despite lack of direct contact.

Min. Aharonovich: Morsi's Fall a Blow to Hamas

Egypt’s Supreme Court Head to Lead New Govt

The head of Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court is to lead the transitional government following the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi.

Egypt’s Supreme Court Head to Lead New Transitional Gov’t

Muslim Brotherhood, Egyptian Military in Struggle

Egypt’s powerful military is ready to struggle for control of the country with the Muslim Brotherhood.

Muslim Brotherhood, Egyptian Military Locked in Power Struggle player

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Leaders Arrested

Senior Muslim Brotherhood officials are placed under house arrest. The military is securing strategic facilities, Egyptian sources say.

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Leaders Arrested, Army Moves In

'A Million Protesters' in Tahrir Square

Huge crowds gather across Egypt to demand the resignation of President Morsi.

'A Million Protesters' in Tahrir Square player

Egyptians Brace for 'Sunday's Rage'

Egyptians are bracing for what is developing into another revolution, this time to depose a democratically elected Islamist president.

Egyptians Brace for Sunday's 'Rage'

Egypt Arrests 12 'Black Bloc' Protesters

Egyptian police arrests 12 members of "Black Bloc" following clashes outside Cairo's presidential palace.

Egypt Arrests 12 'Black Bloc' Members at Presidency

Egypt Keeping Gaza Peace with Israel

Egypt is largely responsible for helping to maintain the cease fire between Israel and Hamas terrorist-run Gaza, says a Mideast expert.

Egypt Keeping Gaza Peace with Israel

Egypt’s Mubarak-Era PM ‘Not Guilty’ on Corruption

Egypt’s final Mubarak-era prime minister was found “not guilty” on corruption charges Sunday.

Egypt’s Mubarak-Era PM ‘Not Guilty’ on Corruption

US Embassy Deletes Tweet Following Spat With Egypt

US Embassy in Cairo deletes controversial tweet about attacks on freedom of expression in Egypt following complaints by President Morsi.

US Embassy Deletes Tweet Following Spat With Egypt

Morsi Seeks Talks With Opposition Over Polls

Egyptian President Morsi has called for a meeting with the country's opposition to discuss upcoming legislative polls, amid boycott calls.

Morsi Seeks Talks With Opposition Amid Boycott Calls

Traditional Belly Dance TV Banned in Egypt

The Islamization of Egypt continues, with the nation’s court ordering a TV channel off the air that broadcasts belly dance clips.

Traditional Belly Dance TV Banned by Egyptian Court

60 Arrested in Egypt Anti-Morsi Clashes

Egyptian police arrested 60 demonstrators across the country during violent protests targeting government and police buildings.

60 Arrested in Egypt Anti-Morsi Clashes

Thousands Protest Egypt’s Morsi 2 Yrs Post-Mubarak

Thousands demonstrated against Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood-backed President Mohamed Morsi two years after Hosni Mubarak stepped down.

Thousands Protest Egypt’s Morsi 2 Years Post-Mubarak

State of Emergency Declared in Egypt

Exactly two years after Hosni Mubarak was toppled, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has been forced to declare a state of emergency.

State of Emergency Declared in Egypt

Morsi: 'Zionist' Remarks Taken Out of Context

Egyptian President Morsi claims his virulent anti-Semitic comments about "apes and pigs" were misrepresented.

Morsi Claims Anti-Semitic Diatribe Taken Out of Context

'My Taxes Won't Support Egyptian Anti-Semitism'

A Dutch Jewish journalist refuses to pay taxes to support Egypt, or President Mohamed Morsi, head of an "Islamic-Fascist movment."

Dutch Jewish Journalist: My Taxes Won't Support Egypt Islamists

Interviews Confirm Morsi Can't Be Trusted

Video interviews, in which Morsi calls to drive Jews out of Israel, prove Arab world unwilling to recognize existence of Jewish state.

ADL: Based on Interviews, Easy to See Why Morsi Can't Be Trustedplayer

Resignation of 'Unacceptable' Morsi Aide Welcomed

ADL welcomes resignation of adviser to Egyptian President Morsi who called for Jews of Egyptian descent to return to Egypt, "leave Israel".

Jews Welcome Resignation of 'Unacceptable' Morsi Aide

Egypt's New Islamist Constitution Becomes Law

A new Constitution drafted by an Islamist-majority committee has been signed into law by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.

Egypt's New Islamist Constitution Becomes Law

Egyptian Communication Minister Quits Cairo Govt

Communications and Information Technology Minister Hany Mahmoud Abdel Megeed has also quit the Cairo government, following a vice president.

Egyptian Communications Minister Also Quits Cairo Government

Egyptian Protests Continue Despite Morsi Reversal

Too little, too late: Egyptian Pres. Mohamed Morsi repealed the edict granting him sweeping new powers, but grassroots protests continue.

Egyptian Protests Continue Despite Morsi Reversal

Tanks, Armor and Curfew Used to Quell Violence

Following violent clashes Wednesday night that left hundreds wounded, the Egyptian army surrounds Morsi's palace with barbed wire and tanks.

Tanks, Barbed Wire and Curfew Used to Quell Violence in Egypt

ElBaradei Rises to Lead Egypt's Opposition

Former diplomat, politician and presidential candidate Mohamed ElBaradei has risen again, this time to lead Egypt's opposition movement.

ElBaradei Rises to Lead Egypt Against Islamists

Anti-Gov't Violence, Death Returns to Cairo

At least five were killed in Cairo during clashes overnight between supporters and opponents of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.

Anti-Gov't Violence, Death Returns to Cairo

Egyptian Officials Accused of 'Zionist Plot'

Three former Egyptian presidential candidates have been accused of espionage and conspiring a “Zionist plot” against the state.

Egyptian Officials Accused of 'Zionist Plot' Against State

Egypt's Morsi Returns to Palace After Riots

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi reportedly returned Wednesday morning to his palace after violent protesters left the area.

Egypt's Morsi Returns to Palace After Rioting Mob Leaves

Thousands Gather in Cairo for anti-Morsi Protest

Demonstrators demand the president take back decrees on judiciary. Some call for his resignation.

Thousands Gather in Tahrir Square for anti-Morsi Protest

Egyptian Islamist: Expect Assassination Campaign

Egyptian Islamist warned that liberal politicians who oppose President Morsi’s constitutional declaration could face targeted assassinations

Top Egyptian Islamist: Expect Assassination Campaign