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  • An Egyptian firefighter checks a crater made by a blast at the Egyptian police headquarters in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Three bombings hit high-profile areas around Cairo on Friday, including a suicide car bomber who struck the city's police headquarters, killing several people in the first major attack on the Egyptian capital as insurgents step up a campaign of violence following the ouster of the Islamist president. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Bombings rock Egyptian capital, killing 6 people

    A truck bomb struck the main security headquarters in Cairo on Friday, one of a string of bombings targeting police within a 10-hour period, killing six people. The most significant attack yet in the Egyptian capital fueled a furious backlash against the Muslim Brotherhood amid rising fears of a militant insurgency.

  • Opponents of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi rally in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Sunday, July 7, 2013. The country's new leadership wrangled over the naming of a prime minister, as both the Muslim Brotherhood and their opponents called for new mass rallies Sunday, renewing fears of another round of street violence over the military's ousting of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

    Egyptian factions work on compromise on premiership as protests continue

    Secular and liberal factions in Egypt's new leadership worked Sunday to reach a compromise with ultraconservative Islamists on a new prime minister, with a liberal economist emerging as a leading candidate for the post to run the country after the military's ouster of President Mohammed Morsi.

  • In this Friday, July 13, 2012 photo, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi holds a joint news conference with Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki, unseen, at the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's Islamist president may look like he's running out of options as he faces an appeals court strike and massive opposition protests over decrees granting himself near absolute power. Will he back down now? Most likely not. Mohammed Morsi's next move may be to raise the stakes even higher. Signs are growing the constitutional panel at the heart of the showdown could vote on a draft this week despite a walkout by liberal and Christian members. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

    Power struggle in Egypt raises fear of civil war

    The power struggle between Egypt's Islamic and secularist forces intensified Wednesday, with some analysts warning of civil war and supporters of the Islamist government planning to march Saturday on a central square in Cairo where opponents have been holding a sit-in for more than a week.

  • Protesters storm an office of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood Freedom and Justice party in the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, Egypt, on Nov. 23, 2012, and set fires. State TV says Morsi opponents also set fire to his party's offices in the Suez Canal cities of Suez, Port Said and Ismailia. Opponents and supporters of Morsi clashed across Egypt, the day after the president granted himself sweeping new powers that critics fear can allow him to be a virtual dictator. (Associated Press/Amira Mortada, El Shorouk Newspaper)

    Clashes erupt across Egypt over Morsi's new powers

    Thousands of opponents of Egypt's Islamist president clashed with his supporters in cities across the country Friday, burning several offices of the Muslim Brotherhood, in the most violent and widespread protests since Mohammed Morsi came to power, sparked by his move to grant himself sweeping powers.

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