An estimated 50 were killed in political clashes over the last few days, with most of the unrest occurring in the Mediterranean coastal city of Port Said, according to various media reports. The chaos came as 21 involved in a mass riot at a Feb. 1, 2012, soccer game — during which 74 were killed — were sentenced Saturday to death.
“It’s not just about majority rule,” the media reported the White House official as saying, regarding the Muslim Brotherhood influences that drove Mr. Morsi into power. “There are democratic principles that we continue to support.”
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Cheryl Chumley is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times’ digital aggregation product, Times247. She’s also a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Phillips Foundation. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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