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Clinton in Cairo to Discuss Egypt’s Political Transition

Posted July 14th, 2012 at 10:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she has reaffirmed U.S. support for Egypt’s political transition in talks with newly-inaugurated President Mohamed Morsi. After the Saturday meeting, Clinton said the United States wants to be helpful but that “it was for the Egyptian people to decide” how the transition plays out. Clinton also announced a […]

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Clinton in Cairo to Discuss Egypt’s Political Transition

Posted July 14th, 2012 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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(new info in grafs 5, 9)) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she has reaffirmed U.S. support for Egypt’s political transition in a meeting on Saturday with newly-inaugurated President Mohamed Morsi. In a news conference after the meeting, Clinton said the United States wanted to be helpful but that “it was for the Egyptian people […]

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2 American Tourists Kidnapped in Egypt

Posted July 14th, 2012 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Two American tourists have been kidnapped in Egypt by Bedouin tribesmen seeking the release of an imprisoned relative. Officials say the Americans, a man and a woman, were taken Friday along with their Egyptian tour guide, in a mountainous region in the center of the Sinai Peninsula. The names of the victims were not released. […]

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Clinton in Cairo to Discuss Egypt’s Political Transition

Posted July 14th, 2012 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she reaffirmed U.S. support for Egypt’s political transition in a meeting on Saturday with newly-inaugurated President Mohamed Morsi. In a news conference after the meeting, Clinton said the United States wanted to be helpful but that “it was for the Egyptian people to decide” how the transition played out. […]

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Clinton in Cairo to Discuss Egypt’s Political Transition

Posted July 14th, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Egypt where she will discuss country’s political transition with newly inaugurated Islamist President Mohamed Morsi and other officials. Clinton arrived in Cairo on Saturday on a flight from Abu Dhabi. VOA correspondent Scott Stearns, who is traveling with Clinton, says she wants to hear what Mr. Morsi’s […]

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Clinton in Cairo to Discuss Egypt’s Political Transition

Posted July 14th, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Egypt where she will discuss country’s political transition with newly inaugurated President Mohamed Morsi and other officials. Clinton arrived in Cairo on Saturday on a flight from Abu Dhabi. A VOA correspondent traveling with Clinton says she will also reopen the U.S. consulate in Alexandria during her […]

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Egypt’s Morsi Says Will Respect Ruling on Parliament

Posted July 11th, 2012 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi says he will respect a court ruling overturning his decision to recall parliament. In a statement Wednesday, the president says he will seek dialogue with political forces and judicial authorities in an effort to ease tensions over the dispute. Last week, Mr. Morsi ordered a recall of the Islamist-led parliament, which […]

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Morsi Supporters Rally After Court Rules Against Parliament Recall

Posted July 11th, 2012 at 4:10 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of Egyptians have rallied in support of President Mohamed Morsi after the country’s highest court overruled his decision to recall parliament. The demonstrators chanted and waved flags late Tuesday in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. The court earlier ruled against Mr. Morsi’s decision to recall the Islamist-led parliament, which the nation’s military leaders dissolved last month […]

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Egypt’s Top Court Rules Against President’s Parliament Recall

Posted July 10th, 2012 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Egypt’s highest court has overruled President Mohamed Morsi’s decision to recall the Islamist-led parliament that was dissolved by the nation’s military leaders last month. A judicial source said the ruling came hours after Egypt’s Islamist-led lower house of parliament reconvened briefly Tuesday in defiance of orders by the country’s military and Supreme Court. President Morsi […]

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Egyptian Lawmakers Meet in Defiance of Military

Posted July 10th, 2012 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Egypt’s Islamist-led parliament reconvened Tuesday in defiance of orders by the country’s military and Supreme Court. The brief meeting of the lower house came days after President Mohamed Morsi issued a decree reinstating the body until a new legislature is elected. Egypt’s supreme military council dissolved the parliament last month after the Supreme Constitutional Court […]

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