Egypt Expels Turkey's Ambassador, Further Fraying Diplomatic Ties
New York Times
CAIRO — Egypt announced on Saturday that it was downgrading its diplomatic relations with Turkey and expelled the Turkish ambassador because of “provocative” criticisms of Cairo by Turkey's prime minister, a spokesman for Egypt's foreign minister said.
Egypt declares Turkish envoy unwelcome -- Turkey responds in kind
Egypt expels Turkish ambassador, scales back ties
Egypt expels Turkish ambassador, Turkey retaliates
Egypt Official: Muslim Brotherhood Backs Unrest
Egypt's interior minister said Saturday his forces have foiled several attempted terror attacks and arrested militant leaders, accusing the Muslim Brotherhood of mobilizing and financing some of them to cause unrest. Mohammed Ibrahim's comments were ...
Egypt asks Turkish ambassador to leave, cites threat to stability
Egypt said it had asked Turkey's ambassador to leave and accused Ankara of backing unnamed organizations bent on spreading instability - a likely reference to the Muslim Brotherhood of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi. Turkey was "attempting to ...
Egypt expels Turkish ambassador
Egypt has told the Turkish ambassador to leave the country, a day after the Turkish leader called for ousted President Mohammed Morsi to be freed. Relations with Ankara would be lowered to charge d'affaires, officials said. On Friday, Turkish leader ...
What's behind Egypt vs. Turkey diplomatic feud?
Christian Science Monitor
Egypt downgraded diplomatic relations Saturday with Turkey and expelled its ambassador from Cairo, a sharp escalation in tensions between the two countries that mounted after a military coup ousted the country's Islamist president this summer. Skip to ...
Detained Syrian Refugees in Egypt on Hunger Strike
A group of Syrian and Palestinian refugees detained in Egypt have gone on a hunger strike to protest spending more than two months of captivity, an activist doctor said Saturday. Taher Mokhtar, a member of the Alexandria doctors' syndicate, said the 35 ...
35 Syrian refugees in Egypt start a hunger strike to protest their detention
Child shot dead in Egypt clashes
A 10-year-old boy has been shot dead while walking near the site of clashes between supporters and opponents of deposed president Mohamed Morsi in Egypt's northern city of Suez, security and medical sources said. In Cairo, a 21-year-old man died after ...
Egypt shows Turkish ambassador the door
... in Cairo Huseyin Avni Botsali. Egypt's move to expel Turkey's ambassador in Cairo, Hussein Awni Botsala, on Saturday can be interpreted as a rejection of Ankara's support of toppled Egyptian president Mohammad Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood.
International Business Times
Egypt Expels Turkish Ambassador, Downgrades Ties Citing Threat To Stability ...
International Business Times
Egypt's foreign ministry said in a statement that it is scaling back the diplomatic relations with Turkey to the level of charge d'affaires, as it accused Ankara of “attempting to influence public opinion against Egyptian interests" and "supported ...
Egypt expels Turkish envoy amid rising tensions
Diplomatic relations between Egypt and Turkey chilled on Saturday after Ankara's ambassador to Cairo was expelled amid mounting tension over the ousting of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Turkey responded tit-for-tat with a similar downgrade of ...