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Egypt president seeks talks over parliament crisis


Egypt's Islamist president said on Wednesday he wanted talks with the judiciary and political powers to defuse a crisis over him trying reinstate parliament in defiance of generals who dissolved it la

New Egyptian channel to only feature fully veiled women


A new Egyptian satellite TV channel, exclusively operated and managed by women wearing the niqab or the full-face veil, will start airing from July 20, the first day of Ramadan.

Morsi, judiciary in parliament tug of war


Egypt's top court on Monday rejected a decree by President Mohamed Morsi to reinstate the parliament it ruled invalid, setting him on a collision course with the judiciary and the military which enfor

Egyptian parliament reconvenes, defying army


Egypt's Islamist-led parliament reconvened on Tuesday in an open challenge to the generals who dissolved the assembly last month, stirring up tensions with the military just 10 days into Mohamed Morsi

Egypt's elected president defies military rulers


Egypt's newly elected president has read the oath of office in Tahrir Square and defied the country's military rulers by saying, "I fear no one but God."

Mohammed Morsi addressed tens of thousands of

Egypt's President Morsi sworn in


President Mohamed Morsi took the oath of office on Saturday to become Egypt's first freely elected leader and its first head of state since Hosni Mubarak's overthrow last year.

"I swear by the Almigh

US takes careful first steps with new Egypt


The United States is reaching out carefully to Egypt's newly elected Islamist president as US officials predict a more complicated and less predictable relationship with the key Arab nation.


Egypt president-elect starts consultations on team


Egypt's new president-elect, Islamist Mohammed Morsi, moved into the office once occupied by ousted leader Hosni Mubarak and started consultations on Monday on forming his team and a new government, a

Shattered Mubarak sons in 'tears' after Morsi victory


While Egyptians of most creeds rejoiced over the results of the historic presidential election, there was shock and despair in a corner of Cairo's Tora prison where the Mubarak brothers are lodged.

Egyptians set to learn presidential poll result


Egyptians will learn the winner of a divisive presidential election on Sunday after the results were delayed following victory claims by both candidates that have sparked tensions between the rival ca

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