One dead as Egypt simmers ahead of rallies
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's ruling Muslim Brotherhood said one man was shot dead and four wounded in an attack on a provincial party office, stoking factional rivalries ahead of mass rallies starting on Friday. It blamed activists who are campaigning to ...
Egypt's opposition criticizes president's speech
Egypt braces for rival mass demonstrations
Egypt opposition calls for early elections
Morsi: Divisions threaten to paralyse Egypt
Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi has said that the polarised state of the country's politics was threatening democracy and could plunge the nation into chaos. In an address to the nation from Cairo on Wednesday, he acknowledged that he made errors but ...
Morsi: Political division threatens Egypt's democracy
By Reuters. President Mohammed Morsi, in an address to the nation, said on Wednesday that the polarized state of Egypt's politics was threatening democracy and could plunge the nation into chaos. He acknowledged he had made errors, but also blamed ...
Egypt protests could heap pressure on beleaguered currency
CAIRO, June 27 (Reuters) - Egypt's central bank faces an uphill task keeping the country's currency stable if mass anti-government protests planned over the coming days turn violent or drag on for too long. A round of violent protests in December ...
Morsi blames corruption, conspiracy for Egypt's problems
CAIRO — In a defiant and at times lumbering speech ahead of planned anti-government protests, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi told Egyptians on Wednesday night that he had made mistakes during his first year in office, but he blamed his opponents ...
Voice of America
Shipping Firms Brace for Suez Disruption as Egypt Turmoil Mounts
Voice of America
LONDON — Growing turmoil in Egypt is threatening to disrupt shipments through the Suez Canal and increase the costs for shipping lines as Cairo's cash-strapped government seeks ways of bringing in revenue. Egypt's economy has been in crisis since the ...
Foreign Policy (blog)
Egypt's top court rules parliament invalid
(CNN) -- Egypt's highest court Sunday invalidated the nation's upper house of parliament and a panel that drew up the constitution, state media reported. The upper house, or Shura Council, holds legislative powers. It will be dissolved after a new ...
Transitions: The Constitutional Aftereffects of Egypt's Great Escape
Morsy admits to mistakes as Egypt braces for protests
Egypt Default Risk Jumps to Record as Political Rift Widens
Egypt's default risk soared to a record after a speech by President Mohamed Mursi failed to alleviate investor concerns ahead of planned nationwide rallies this weekend. Domestic debt yields climbed to a nine-month high. Five-year contracts that ...
Egypt's President Morsi warns unrest risks paralysis
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has warned that continuing unrest is "threatening to paralyse the country". In a speech marking his first year in office, Mr Morsi acknowledged making some "mistakes" and offered opponents a say in amending the new ...
New York Times
Anger at Egypt's Leaders Intensifies in Gas Lines
New York Times
A powerful confluence of crises is engulfing Egypt as summer temperatures reach punishing heights, fraying tempers and fueling anger among many toward the country's leaders. Economic malaise is spreading just before Ramadan, the year's costliest ...