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Stories with person: Mohamed Morsi
  • US, Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit story has photos
    Updated: Aug-02-15 8:31 pm

    CAIRO - Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring.

  • Egypt court postpones Al-Jazeera English verdict to Aug. 29 story has photos
    Updated: Aug-02-15 8:14 am

    CAIRO - An Egyptian court on Sunday again postponed announcing a verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists, extending the long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists.

  • Kerry off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agenda 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 11:11 pm

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar with Arab foreign ministers whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal struck with Iran.

  • Overseas students learning how American democracy works 
    Updated: Jul-18-15 11:11 am

    HAMILTON, Ohio - The current state of American democracy is something Egyptian student Mahmoud Harb believes can eventually work in his home country - but just not yet.

  • Egypt decides to rename square to honor slain prosecutor 
    Updated: Jul-15-15 1:52 pm

    CAIRO - Egypt's Cabinet has decided to rename a square where security forces broke up a pro-Islamist sit-in two years ago in honor of the country's chief prosecutor, who was assassinated last month.

  • Journalism group to Egypt's president: Don't OK draft laws 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 1:59 pm

    NEW YORK - The Committee to Protect Journalists has written an open letter to Egypt's president urging him not to sign two draft laws that the group says threatens already tightly restricted press freedoms.

  • Egypt anti-terror bill speeds trials, tightens hand on media story has photos
    Updated: Jul-06-15 5:01 pm

    CAIRO - After a series of stunning militant attacks, Egypt's government is pushing through a controversial new anti-terrorism draft bill that would set up special terrorism courts, shorten the appeals process, give police greater powers of arrest and imprison journalists who report information on attacks that differs from the official government line.