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  • Egyptian protesters try to tear down a cement wall built to prevent them from reaching parliament and the Cabinet building near Tahrir Square in Cairo on Jan. 24, 2013. (Associated Press)

    Egyptian youths are ready for another revolution

    On the second anniversary of the uprising that ended Hosni Mubarak's 29-year rule, Egyptian youth who were the driving force behind that protest say Islamists hijacked their revolution, and they despair over the future of the North African nation.


  • A carpet with an image of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is displayed by backers in Cairo after a court ordered a retrial Sunday on charges that he failed to prevent the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that toppled his regime. (Associated Press)

    Mubarak’s conviction tossed out

    A Cairo appeals court overturned Hosni Mubarak’s life sentence on Sunday and ordered a retrial of the former Egyptian president for failing to prevent the killing of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising that toppled his regime.


  • Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (Associated Press)

    Egyptian court grants Mubarak's appeal, orders retrial

    A Cairo court on Sunday granted Hosni Mubarak's appeal of his life sentence, ordering a retrial of the ousted Egyptian president convicted of failing to prevent the killing of hundreds of protesters during the uprising that toppled his regime.


  • Riding a camel, a supporter of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak fights with anti-Mubarak protesters in the streets of Cairo on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, as Egypt's upheaval took a violent turn in its ninth day. (Associated Press)

    Egyptian commission: Mubarak watched uprising that toppled him

    Ousted President Hosni Mubarak watched the uprising against him unfold through a live TV feed to his palace, despite his denial that he knew the extent of the protests and crackdown against them, a member of a fact-finding mission said Wednesday. The finding could lead to the retrial of the 84-old former leader, already serving a life sentence.


  • Egyptian TV host Bassem Youssef addresses attendees at a gala dinner party in Cairo on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. Egyptian prosecutors on Tuesday launched an investigation against Mr. Youssef, a popular television satirist, for allegedly insulting the president in the latest case raised by Islamist lawyers against outspoken media personalities. (AP Photo/Ahmed Omar)

    Egyptian prosecutors investigate popular TV comedian

    Egyptian prosecutors launched an investigation on Tuesday against a popular television satirist for allegedly insulting the president in the latest case raised by Islamist lawyers against outspoken media personalities.


  • Egypt's president warns unrest

    Egypt's Islamist president warned against any unrest that could harm the drive to repair the country's battered economy in his first address before the newly convened upper house of parliament on Saturday, urging the opposition to work with his government.


  • ** FILE ** Leading democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei, during an interview with the media at his home on the outskirts of Cairo on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, says dialogue with Egyptian Islamist President Mohammed Morsi is not possible until Mr. Morsi rescinds the decrees giving himself near-absolute powers. Mr. ElBaradei, a Nobel Peace laureate for his past work as the head of the U.N. nuclear agency, has formed a National Salvation Front with other liberal and secular leaders, trying to unify the opposition against Mr. Morsi. (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell)

    Egypt's opposition leaders under investigation

    Egypt's chief prosecutor ordered an investigation Thursday into allegations that opposition leaders committed treason by inciting supporters to overthrow Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.


  • Mohammad Morsi Illustration by Paul Tong

    EDITORIAL: Egypt's economic imperative

    Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's claimed victory Saturday on a new Islamist-backed constitution will be pyrrhic if his economy continues to languish.


  • Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi signs into law the country's new Islamist-backed constitution late on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

    Morsi: Egyptian Constitution sets up a new republic

    Egypt's Islamist president proclaimed the country's newly adopted constitution as the dawning of a "new republic" in a television address Wednesday, calling on the opposition to join a dialogue with him after a month of violent turmoil and focus on repairing a damaged economy.


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