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  • 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.


  • ** 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Amnah Sayyed Moussa, 85, casts her vote in the second round of a referendum on a disputed constitution drafted by Islamist supporters of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in Giza, Egypt, on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Egypt constitution passes; economic crunch looms

    The official approval of Egypt's disputed, Islamist-backed constitution Tuesday held out little hope of stabilizing the country after two years of turmoil and Islamist President Mohammed Morsi may now face a more immediate crisis with the economy falling deeper into distress.


  • Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

    Egypt's newly empowered parliament chamber to meet

    Egypt's president ordered parliament's upper chamber to convene after the release of official results of a referendum on an Islamist-backed constitution that gives temporary legislative powers to the traditionally toothless chamber.


  • Election workers unseal a ballot box for counting at the end of the second round of a referendum on a disputed Egyptian constitution drafted by Islamist supporters of President Mohammed Morsi at a polling station in Giza, Egypt, on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

    Egyptian opposition alleges vote fraud in constitution referendum

    Egypt's opposition called Sunday for an investigation into allegations of vote fraud in the referendum on a deeply divisive Islamist-backed constitution after the Muslim Brotherhood, the main group backing the charter, claimed it passed with a 64 percent "yes" vote.


  • Egyptian opposition alleges vote fraud

    Egypt's opposition said Sunday it will keep fighting the Islamist-backed constitution after the Muslim Brotherhood, the main group backing the charter, claimed it passed with a 64 percent "yes" vote in a referendum.


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