Egyptian court hands down death sentence for Brotherhood’s Badie

An Egyptian court has ordered that Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 682 supporters be put to death in a further crackdown on the movement.

Egyptian army prepares crackdown on pro-Morsi protests

Egyptian police are expected to start taking action early on Monday, a move which could trigger more bloodshed.

Putin: Egypt is moving in same direction as Syria – civil war

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has said that Egypt risks slipping into civil war following the military overthrow of president Mohamed Morsi.

Egypt’s Morsi, army pledge their lives to the ‘final hours’

Egypt's army commander and president has each pledged his life to defy the other as the hour approached that would trigger a military takeover.

How to oust a president (again), Egyptian-style

After 18 days of mass protests in 2011, Egyptians succeeded in ousting a president they were unhappy with. Can they do it again this weekend?

State of emergency declared after violent protests in Egypt

Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi has declared a state of emergency in three of the country's cities after dozens of people were in killed in protests.

Egypt clashes erupt despite proposal to end crisis

Islamists fought protesters outside the Egyptian president's palace, while inside the deputy proposed a way to end a crisis over a draft constitution.

In Islamist-led Egypt Coptic Christians name new pope

Egypt's Coptic Orthodox church has chosen a new pope with the hope that he would help protect the Middle East's biggest Christian community.

Islamist Morsi declared Egypt’s president-elect

Islamist Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood has been declared Egypt's first democratic president by the state election committee.

Thousands gather for funeral of Egypt’s pope

Thousands of mourners dressed in black gathered in Cairo on Tuesday for the funeral of Egypt's Orthodox Christian Pope Shenouda.

Mubarak prosecutors push for death sentence

Prosecutors want the death sentence for former president Hosni Mubarak for his role in the killing of protesters in the uprising that unseated him.

Egypt’s protesters stuck in running battles with police

Military police are battling demonstrators in Tahrir Square in the third day of clashes that have killed 10 people and injured hundreds.

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