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  • U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry (left) shakes hands with Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi at the Presidential Palace in Cairo on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Mr. Kerry is wrapping up a visit to the deeply divided country with an appeal for unity and reform. The United States is deeply concerned that continued instability in Egypt will have broader consequences in a region already rocked by unrest. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

    Release of $250 million to Muslim-led Egypt stokes debate

    Secretary of State John F. Kerry’s release of $250 million in economic aid to Egypt added fuel to a fiery debate in Washington over whether the U.S. should be helping to fund a government run by the Muslim Brotherhood.


  • An Egyptian woman chants slogans in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, two years after the uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

    Egyptian women fighting back against sexual assaults

    The backlash, which includes self-defense courses for women and even threats of violent retaliation, is fueled by ultraconservative Islamists who suggest that women invite assault by attending anti-government protests where they mix with men.


  • Egyptians shout slogans during a demonstration against President Mohammed Morsi in front of the presidential palace in Cairo on Feb. 1, 2013. Arabic on the banner at right reads, "I'm free.'" (Associated Press)

    Egypt protesters, police clash at Morsi's palace

    Thousands of protesters denouncing Egypt's Islamist president marched on his palace in Cairo on Friday, clashing with security forces firing tear gas and water cannons in the eighth day of the country's wave of political violence.


  • Illustration: Egypt by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

    GORDON: What to do to promote relief in Egypt

    As Egypt continues its tumultuous transition to democracy two years after the Arab Spring swept strongman President Hosni Mubarak from power, Washington must weigh its next moves carefully.


  • Egypt's rulers in peril with growing violence

    Egypt's security deteriorated sharply Tuesday as violent clashes in Cairo and elsewhere raised questions about the ruling Islamist party's control of the country.


  • Egyptian protesters take cover as they clash with riot police, not seen, near Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Two years after Egypt's revolution began, the country's schism was on display Friday as the mainly liberal and secular opposition held rallies saying the goals of the pro-democracy uprising have not been met and denouncing Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

    Angry protests leave 7 dead on Egypt anniversary

    Violence erupted across Egypt on Friday as tens of thousands took to the streets to deliver an angry backlash against President Mohammed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood, demanding regime change on the second anniversary of the revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak. At least seven people were killed.


  • 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.


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