Showing Archived Posts

Egypt’s Morsi, Judges to Meet as Protests Continue

Posted November 26th, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi is due to meet with the country’s Supreme Judicial Council, as judges try to persuade the president to limit the sweeping powers he granted himself last week. The decree has sparked protests by opposition activists, who continued to camp out in Cairo’s Tahrir Square for a fourth day Monday demanding Mr. […]

Tags: Posted in Middle East

Anti-Morsi Protest in Egypt Turns Deadly, Stocks Tumble

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 9:20 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Opponents of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi have stormed an office of his Muslim Brotherhood movement in the country’s north, triggering a fight that killed one person and wounded at least 40 others. Brotherhood leaders identified the fatality as a 15-year-old Islamist youth, but it was not clear how he was killed in Sunday’s incident in […]

Tags: , , Posted in Middle East

Anti-Morsi Protest in Egypt Turns Deadly, Stocks Tumble

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Opponents of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi have stormed an office of his Muslim Brotherhood movement in the country’s north, triggering a fight that killed one person and wounded at least 40 others. Brotherhood leaders identified the fatality as a 15-year-old Islamist youth, but it was not clear how he was killed in Sunday’s incident in […]

Tags: , , Posted in Middle East

Egypt’s Morsi to Meet Judicial Council on Decree

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Egyptian state media says President Mohamed Morsi will meet members of the country’s highest judicial authority Monday to discuss his decree shielding his decisions from judicial review. Mr. Morsi and the judiciary hinted at compromise Sunday to avert a full-scale political crisis. The Supreme Judicial Council said the president’s decree seizing new powers should apply […]

Tags: , , Posted in Middle East

Egypt Stocks Plunge After Morsi Power Grab

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Egypt’s stock market plunged nearly 10 percent Sunday in its first day open since President Mohamed Morsi seized new powers that set off street violence. Meanwhile, the Muslim Brotherhood is calling for nationwide demonstrations in support of the Islamist leader. The losses on the Egyptian exchange are among the biggest since the turbulent days and […]

Tags: , , Posted in Middle East

Anti-Morsi Protests Enter 3rd Day in Cairo

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Protests in Egypt over President Mohamed Morsi’s decision to grab sweeping powers have entered their third day. The president’s decrees put him above judicial oversight and protect his Islamist supporters in parliament. Protesters in Cairo in the iconic Tahrir Square, the site of the 2011 uprising that toppled former president Hosni Mubarak, threw rocks Sunday […]

Tags: Posted in Middle East

Egypt’s ElBaradei Calls on President to Rescind Near Absolute Powers

Posted November 24th, 2012 at 11:50 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Prominent Egyptian democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei has called on Egypt’s president to rescind the near absolute powers he has granted himself. ElBaradei says President Mohamed Morsi must take the action to avoid the possibility of increased turmoil in the country that has recently shed its longtime repressive government. Nobel laureate ElBaradei addressed crowds that gathered […]

Tags: , , Posted in Middle East

Egypt’s ElBaradei Calls On President To Rescind Near Absolute Powers

Posted November 24th, 2012 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Prominent Egyptian democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei has called on Egypt’s president to rescind the near absolute powers he has granted himself to avoid the possibility of increased turmoil in the country that has recently shed its longtime repressive government. The Nobel laureate addressed crowds that have gathered Saturday in Cairo’s central square to protest President […]

Tags: , , , , Posted in Middle East

Egypt’s ElBaradei Calls On President To Rescind Near Absolute Powers

Posted November 24th, 2012 at 6:30 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Prominent Egyptian democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei has called on Egypt’s to rescind the near absolute powers he has granted himself to avoid the possibility of increased turmoil in the country that has recently shed its longtime repressive government. The Nobel laureate addressed crowds that have gathered Saturday in Cairo’s central square to protest President Mohamed […]

Tags: , , , Posted in Middle East

Egyptian Protests Continue; Judges Join Outcry

Posted November 24th, 2012 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Egypt’s highest body of judges has called President Mohamed Morsi’s recent decrees of authority “an unprecedented attack” on the independence of the judiciary, and judges in Alexandria have gone on strike in protest. Members of the judges’ group, the Supreme Judicial Council, made their statement Saturday after an emergency meeting. Alexandria judges announced they will […]

Tags: , , , Posted in Middle East

Calendar

October 2020
M T W T F S S
« Jan    
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  

Archives

Categories