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  • 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.

  • ** FILE ** Tourists ride in horse-drawn carriages past one of the Great Pyramids in Giza, Egypt, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

    New turmoil hits Egypt's tourism industry

    At Egypt's Pyramids, the desperation of vendors to sell can be a little frightening for some tourists.

  • An Egyptian woman casts her vote in Cairo on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, during a referendum on a disputed constitution drafted by Islamist supporters of President Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

    Egyptian rights groups say constitution vote was marred

    Key Egyptian rights groups called Sunday for a repeat of the first round of the constitutional referendum, alleging the vote was marred by widespread violations. Islamists who back the disputed charter claimed they were in the lead with a majority of "yes" votes.

  • An Egyptian woman casts her vote at a polling station during a referendum on a disputed constitution drafted by Islamist supporters of President Morsi in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012. Egyptians were voting on Saturday on a proposed constitution that has polarized their nation, with Morsi and his Islamist supporters backing the charter, while liberals, moderate Muslims and Christians oppose it. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Egyptians take quarrel over charter to the polls

    Egyptians took their quarrel over a draft constitution to polling stations Saturday after weeks of violent turmoil between the newly empowered Islamists and the mostly liberal opposition over the future identity of the nation.

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