Unrest in Egypt, after Gaza Crisis: Obama's choices in the Middle East
All sides involved in this month's Gaza crisis face an array of choices. Israeli generals and politicians have chosen to declare victory -- saying that they have "restored deterrence," basically meaning that Israel's Arab neighbors have again seen the ...
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New York Times
Egyptian Judges Challenge Morsi Over New Power
New York Times
Published: November 24, 2012. CAIRO — Egyptian judges rebelled Saturday against an edict by President Mohamed Morsi exempting his decrees from judicial review, denouncing it as an attack on judicial independence and calling for a judges' strike.
Egypt reformist warns of Morsi decree turmoil
Egypt's judges set to fight Morsi power play
Egypt judges denounce Morsi maneuver, threaten strike
Egypt's top judges call Morsi decree 'unprecedented attack'
CAIRO -- Egypt's highest judicial authority on Saturday said President Mohammed Morsi's decree granting himself new powers marked an "unprecedented attack" on the independence of the judiciary, while critics and supporters planned for rival rallies on ...
Egypt judges urge strike after Morsi widens powers
Egypt's liberal and secular forces — long divided, weakened and uncertain amid the rise of Islamist parties to power — are seeking to rally themselves in response to the decrees issued this week by President Mohammed Morsi. The president granted ...
Egypt judges' council slams president's new powers as 'assault' on the judiciary
CAIRO – Egypt's highest body of judges slammed on Saturday a recent decision by the president to grant himself near-absolute power, calling the move an "unprecedented assault" on the judiciary. In a statement carried on Egypt's official MENA news ...
Voice of America
Egypt's Top Judges Resist Morsi Decrees
Voice of America
Egypt's highest judicial body, the Supreme Judicial Council, is condemning the decrees granting President Mohamed Morsi sweeping powers, branding them “an unprecedented attack” on the independence of the judiciary. And a broad spectrum of Egypt's ...
Egypt: President Mursi's political gamble
Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi's decision to take sweeping new powers is a huge political gamble that has divided Egypt. The move was announced the day after the Gaza ceasefire, which the Egyptian leader helped to mediate. Buoyed by ...
Egypt's top judges condemn Morsi's decree
Insisting upon the need to root out what he called "weevils eating away at the nation of Egypt", Morsi said on Friday: "I don't like, want or need to resort to exceptional measures, but I will if I see that my people, nation and the revolution of Egypt ...
Egypt judges call for national strike over Mursi decree
Egypt's judges have called for a nationwide strike in protest against a decree by President Mohammed Mursi granting himself extensive new powers. After an emergency meeting, the judges union urged Mr Mursi to retract the decree they see as an ...
Top Egyptian judicial body rips Morsy
Cairo (CNN) -- Egypt's highest judicial body joined protesters Saturday in lambasting the country's president for issuing a decree disabling the courts and giving him unchecked power. President Mohamed Morsy on Thursday announced that courts could not ...