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  • State Dept. names David Satterfield temporary new top diplomat to Egypt

    The State Department assigned a new chief of diplomatic affairs to the U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Friday, announcing the departure of current Ambassador Anne Patterson, who has served at the embassy during a the tumultuous past two years and has now been nominated to become assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs.

  • U.S. Ambassador Anne Patterson is accused of striking a deal to stall the formation of an interim Egyptian government to give Mohammed Morsi a chance to return. (Associated Press)

    Egyptians direct anger at U.S. ambassador accused of aiding Morsi

    The U.S. ambassador to Egypt has become a lightning rod for criticism among Egyptians who accuse her of embracing the deposed Muslim Brotherhood-led government, even as a popular uprising was building against it in the streets of Cairo.

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