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Latest Mohammed Morsi Items
Over the past few weeks of escalated violence between Israel and Hamas, several ceasefire plans emerged in an effort to end the hostilities. Hamas, however, has made the reopening of the Rafah border crossing a high priority for any ceasefire arrangement.
The Palestinian militant group Hamas is losing support among Egyptians, who increasingly are criticizing its role in the violence plaguing the Gaza Strip and Israel.
Egypt's Roman Catholic bishop has welcomed the election of Abdel Fattah El Sisi as the country’s new president, saying his leadership will benefit both Christians and Muslims.
Egyptian authorities scrambled to rescue the country's presidential election from the embarrassment of low voter turnout that has dented former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's hopes for an enthusiastic show of public support. Few people trickled to the polls Wednesday even after the balloting was extended for a third day.
Egypt extended its presidential election an extra day as the government, military and supporters of front-runner Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi scrambled on Tuesday to increase turnout after two days of reportedly thin voting dented the former army chief's attempts to garner an overwhelming show of public support.
Until now, Islamist rule has implied violence and dictatorship. Can it evolve into something decent?
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has warned Egypt that its transition to democracy after years of political turmoil is faltering ahead of presidential elections later this month.
Egypt's chief prosecutor charged 200 suspected militants Saturday with carrying out over 50 terrorist attacks, killing 40 policemen and 15 civilians and conspiring with the Palestinian militant group Hamas, in the first mass trial of a Jihadi group since the country's recent turmoil.
Egypt's top presidential candidate, the former military chief, warned newspaper editors not to press issues of freedoms of speech and other rights or campaign for democratic reforms, saying demands and protests jeopardize national security and that full democracy is an "idealistic" goal that could take 25 years to reach.