Egypt police set to move against sit-ins within day
CAIRO — Egypt seemed poised for a fresh wave of violence as security officials declared Sunday that forces will besiege two sit-ins within the next 24 hours. For more than a month, supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi have held their ground ...
Egypt Police Say They Will Besiege Sit-in Sites
Fresh clashes between Egypt security forces, pro-Morsi protesters loom
Egypt's affluent uneasy with mix of politics, Islam
New York Times (blog)
Insight: Sinai air strike shows hair-trigger Israel-Egypt security ties
They said the Rafah strike came from an Egyptian helicopter as part of efforts to crack down on al Qaeda in Sinai, a lawless desert peninsula that is home to an increasing number of militants who are also a threat to stability in Egypt. However ...
Lawless Sinai Shows Risks Rising in Fractured Egypt
Egypt Army Says 12 Militants Killed in North Sinai
Islamist militant group in Egypt says it was target of Israeli drone
Egypt's army says helicopter strike kills 12 suspected militants in northern ...
EL-ARISH, Egypt – Military officials say Egyptian helicopters fired at a gathering of suspected militants, killing at least 12 in the northern region of the country's Sinai Peninsula. The officials say three helicopters targeted militants in the desert ...
Egypt expected to act against pro-Mursi protesters Monday
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian police are expected to start taking action early on Monday against supporters of ousted President Mohamed Mursi who are gathered in crowded protest camps in Cairo, security and government sources said, a move which could ...
Egypt Says 12 Militants Killed in Sinai
Wall Street Journal
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said that his country won't let recent "rumors and speculation" harm the Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty, an apparent attempt to downplay reports that an Israeli drone killed four militants in a cross-border strike ...
Voice of America
Egypt Protesters Brace for Expected Assault
Voice of America
Western and Arab mediators and some senior members of the Egyptian government have been trying to persuade the army to avoid using force to disperse the protesters, fearing a new wave of bloodshed. International news agencies are quoting unnamed ...
Egypt police to besiege sit-ins within 24 hours
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security forces will besiege two sit-ins by supporters of the country's ousted president within 24 hours, police officials said Sunday, setting up a possible confrontation between the military-backed government and the thousands ...
Israel downplays reports of drone strike in Egypt
Egyptian officials initially told the Associated Press on Friday that a drone firing from the Israeli side of the border had killed five suspected militants. The site of the strike was about three miles inside Egypt. The officials spoke on condition of ...
McCain worries about 'eruption of bloodshed' in Egypt
Fresh off a trip to Egypt, Sen. John McCain said Sunday he's concerned about a possibility for increased violence there and Congress may have to consider cutting aid to Egypt. “We could see an eruption of bloodshed that would be horrendous," the ...
Egypt crisis: Al-Azhar proposes reconciliation talks
The Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Egypt's top Islamic institution, has begun inviting different political forces to talks on ending the country's political crisis. Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyib hopes to oversee a national reconciliation meeting. Over the past three ...