New York Times
In Upheaval for Egypt, Morsi Forces Out Military Chiefs
New York Times
CAIRO — President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt forced the retirement on Sunday of his powerful defense minister, the army chief of staff and other senior generals, moving more aggressively than ever before to reclaim political power that the military had ...
Breaking free, Egypt's President Mursi removes generals
Morsi's Sunday surprise met with broad support by Egypt political forces
Egypt's President Seizes Powers Back From Military
Egyptian troops kill 6 suspects in Sinai border incident
AL JORA, Egypt -- Egyptian police and soldiers on Sunday killed six people here suspected of participating a week ago in the deadliest attack on Egyptian troops since the 1973 war with Israel. It was the first confirmed strike by authorities in an ...
Egypt forces fight Sinai militants, five dead
Egypt says 7 suspected militants killed in Sinai
Egypt newspaper censored over insult to president
CAIRO — An Egyptian court ordered the Saturday editions of a newspaper confiscated over allegations it insulted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi and instigated sectarian discord, Egypt's official news agency said. Editions of Al-Dustour, a privately ...
Egyptian Leader Ousts Military Chief
New York Times
CAIRO — President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt forced the retirement on Sunday of his powerful defense minister, the army chief of staff and several senior generals, in a stunning purge that seemed for the moment to reclaim for civilian leaders much of the ...
Egypt's president seizes powers back from military
The Associated Press
By HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press – 1 minute ago. CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Islamist president ordered the retirement of the defense minister and chief of staff on Sunday and made the boldest move so far to seize back powers that the military stripped ...
Egypt Offers $740 Million in T-Bills as Qatar Boost Reserves
Egypt will offer 4.5 billion Egyptian pounds ($740 million) of treasury bills today after securing $2 billion from Qatar to help boost reserves that fell to a record low in July. The North African country will sell three- and nine-month securities ...
Egypt's Morsi replaces military chiefs in bid to consolidate power
CAIRO— Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi sacked the country's two top military chiefs Sunday as part of a defense leadership shake-up that marked his boldest move to date to consolidate power and marginalize key holdovers of ousted president Hosni ...
Egypt Olympic wrestlers show up late, miss their own match, serious #olympicfail
The Egypt team apparently failed to note that today's matches began early in the morning to accommodate the games' closing ceremony schedule instead of being held at 1 pm as they had all week, said MENA. More from GlobalPost: London Olympics ...
Egypt wrestlers forfeit Olympic match after time mix-up
Egypt's president retires defense minister
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Islamist president ordered the retirement of the defense minister and chief of staff on Sunday and made the boldest move so far to seize back powers that the military stripped from his office right before he took over. It was not ...
New Egyptian president orders military chief to retire
However, an embarrassing debacle for the army on the border with Israel, where 16 Egyptian troops were killed by Islamist militants a week ago, may have given Morsi the opening he needed to step up the pace in rolling back the military's influence ...