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    With new officials and Islamist crackdown, Egyptians press on

    Egypt's interim administration on Sunday pressed ahead with a military-backed "road map" to return the country to democratic rule, even as the top prosecutor continued his crackdown on senior figures in the Muslim Brotherhood.

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    PRICE: Obama's miscues in Egypt

    The 2011 Arab Spring demonstrations in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya mushroomed into a revolution, with thousands of people taking to the streets. In Egypt, the economy was faltering and people had long felt disenfranchised.

  • EDITORIAL: Sorrow in a vacuum

    Egypt is what happens when a nation falls into a vacuum. When Mohammed Morsi was thrown out by the generals, chaos took over, as it often does. The violence there accelerates with unfathomable horror.

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    Opposition spokesman: Egypt's president names Mohamed ElBaradei interim prime minister

    An opposition spokesman says pro-reform leader Mohamed ElBaradei has been named interim prime minister.

  • Egyptian activists burn a poster depicting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a protest outside the Egyptian foreign ministry in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, March 2, 2013. Cairo is the sixth leg of Kerry's first official overseas trip and begins the Middle East portion of his nine-day journey. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Violent protests outside Cairo as protests spread

    Violent protests erupted outside Egypt's capital on Saturday as activists accused police of using excessive force in two cities and running over protesters, including one who was crushed to death by an armored vehicle.

  • ** 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.

  • Fireworks burst over Tahrir Square as demonstrators gather in Cairo on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, to protest Islamist President Mohammed Morsi's seizure of nearly unrestricted powers. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

    Egypt descends into turmoil over disputed constitution

    Supporters and opponents of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi fought with rocks, firebombs and sticks outside the presidential palace in Cairo on Wednesday in large-scale clashes that marked the worst violence of a deepening crisis over the disputed constitution.

  • In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, President Mohammed Morsi, center right, waves to supporters outside the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's official news agency says that the country's highest body of judges has called the president's recent decrees an "unprecedented assault on the independence of the judiciary and its rulings." In a statement carried on MEAN Saturday, the Supreme Judicial Council says they regret the declarations President Mohammed Morsi issued Thursday.(AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

    Egypt reformist warns of turmoil from Morsi decree

    Prominent Egyptian democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei warned Saturday of increasing turmoil that could potentially lead to the military stepping in unless the Islamist president rescinds his new, near absolute powers, as the country's long fragmented opposition sought to unite and rally new protests.

  • Mohamed El Baradei, former chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency, speaks May 24, 2012, to the media in Vienna, Austria. (Associated Press)

    ElBaradei: Egypt has ways to go

    Reform leader Mohamed ElBaradei hailed the end of "the culture of fear" as Egyptians voted for their first democratically elected president but said who wins is less important than establishing national unity.

  • An Egyptian protester throws a stone toward soldiers, unseen, as a building burns during clashes near Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Ahmad Hammad)

    Egypt military uses heavy hand in crushing protest

    Troops pulled women across the pavement by their hair, knocking off their Muslim headscarves. Young activists were kicked in the head until they lay motionless in Cairo's Tahrir Square.

  • ** FILE ** Essam el-Erian, a senior Muslim Brotherhood leader seen speaking in Cairo on Feb. 2, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Muslim Brotherhood cagey on government shift

    The Muslim Brotherhood is seeking to make the most of its position as Egypt's largest and best-organized opposition group after initially declining to participate in the pro-democracy protests that have swept the nation.

  • Anti-government protesters sit on and lie inside the tracks of an Egyptian army tank, both to prevent the tank from moving and to shield themselves from the rain, at a protest site opposite the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

    Egypt's regime offers new concessions to opposition

    Egypt's vice president met a broad representation of major opposition groups for the first time Sunday and offered new concessions including freedom of the press, release of those detained since anti-government protests began nearly two weeks ago and the eventual lifting of the country's hated emergency laws.

  • Egyptian Mohamed ElBaradei, a former nuclear watchdog, has emerged as a possible reform broker and leader in Cairo, but he has a reputation as a foe of U.S. interests. As International Atomic Energy Agency director, Mr. ElBaradei never allowed his agency to affirm one way or the other in public that Iran was pursuing nuclear weaponry. (AP Photo)

    ElBaradei: U.S. late in calling for Egypt reforms

    Mohamed ElBaradei, a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, an opposition party to the Egyptian government facing a revolution, on Sunday criticized the United States for its diplomacy, saying it was "behind the curve" in calling for basic, universal values.

  • Egyptian protesters perform Friday prayers during a protest in Tahrir or Liberation Square in Cairo, Egypt Friday, Feb. 4, 2011. Protesters demanding President Hosni Mubarak's ouster packed Cairo's central square by the tens of thousands Friday, waving Egyptian flags, singing the national anthem and cheering, appearing undaunted and determined after their camp withstood two days of street battles with regime supporters trying to dislodge them. (AP Photo/Ahmed Ali)

    Mass anti-Mubarak protest celebrates after battles

    Tens of thousands packed central Cairo Friday, waving flags and singing the national anthem, emboldened in their campaign to oust President Hosni Mubarak after they repelled pro-regime attackers in two days of bloody street fights. The U.S. was pressing Egypt for a swift move toward greater democracy, including a proposal for Mr. Mubarak to step down immediately.

  • Demonstrators carry a huge flag in Tahrir, or Liberation, Square in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011. More than a quarter-million people flooded into the heart of Cairo Tuesday, filling the city's main square in by far the largest demonstration in a week of unceasing demands for President Hosni Mubarak to leave after nearly 30 years in power. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    U.S. reaches out to Egypt opposition

    The Obama administration on Tuesday opened talks with a possible successor to embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as the U.S. ramped up outreach to the hundreds of thousands determined to force their long-time leader out of power.

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  • Iran also has scaled back its enrichment of uranium, IAEA head Mohamed ElBaradei said Monday, although it is still refusing to freeze that enrichment, a key international demand.

    U.N. inspectors allowed access to nuclear reactor →

  • The chief U.N. inspector, Mohamed ElBaradei, said he expects the agency's monitoring of the shutdown of the North's Yongbyon reactor will start "early next week" and the initial inspection is expected to be completed "within maybe a month or so."

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