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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.


  • New constitution imperils Egypt's Christians

    Egypt’s Coptic Christians fear increased persecution as a “Muslim Brotherhood era” takes root in Egypt and spreads across the Middle East.


  • Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (right) meets with U.S. Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, at the presidential palace in Cairo on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

    McCain chides Egypt's Morsi over remarks on Jews

    U.S. Sen. John McCain said Wednesday he has expressed strong disapproval to Egypt's Islamist president about his past comments about Jews. Despite an uproar in Washington over the remarks, he said he and other congressmen will press for more aid to Egypt's ailing economy.


  • Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (right) visits a victim receiving treatment at a military hospital in Cairo on Jan. 15, 2013, following a train crash in Badrasheen, 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Cairo. At least 19 people died and more than 100 were injured when two railroad passenger cars derailed, health officials say. (Associated Press/Egyptian Presidency)

    White House condemns comments from Egypt's Morsi

    The White House on Tuesday strongly condemned remarks that Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi made almost three years ago about Jews.


  • Essam el-Erian, vice chairman of Egypt's Freedom And Justice Party, speaks at the Shura Council in Cairo. He created a stir recently when he called on Egyptian Jews living in Israel to return because the Jewish state won't survive. (Associated Press)

    Morsi aide raises 
ire at Brotherhood

    A leading Muslim Brotherhood member and adviser to Islamist President Mohammed Morsi created a stir in Egypt when he called on Egyptian Jews in Israel to return home because Egypt is now a democracy and because the Jewish state won't survive.


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

    Former judge challenges Egypt's constitution

    The only female judge to sit on Egypt's highest court said Tuesday she has filed the first legal challenge against the country's highly contentious constitution, which cost her the seat she held.


  • 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.


  • World Briefs: Prosecutors probe satirist accused of insulting president

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


  • 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.


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