Egypt: Military coup is underway

CAIRO — Armored cars, tanks and troops deployed in the Egyptian capital on Wednesday, and advisers said they had lost contact with President Mohammed Morsi in what they described as a military coup. In a scene reminiscent of the earliest days of the Arab Spring, tens of thousands of Egyptians who had demanded the president’s ouster staged a jubilant More...

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By Admin On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
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Egypt’s Mohammed Morsi vows to stay in office

(BBC): Egypt’s president has vowed to defend the legitimacy of his office with his life, amid continuing mass protests and more deaths in the capital, Cairo. In a late-night televised appeal for calm, Mohammed More...

By Admin On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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Egypt’s Army Issues Ultimatum to Morsi

CAIRO — Egypt’s top generals on Monday gave President Mohamed Morsi 48 hours to respond to a wave of mass protests demanding his ouster, declaring that if he did not, then the military leaders themselves would More...

By Admin On Friday, June 21st, 2013
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Obang Metho’s Testimony before the Subcommittee on Africa

“Ethiopia After Meles: The Future of Democracy and Human Rights” I would like to thank the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Congressman Edward Royce, and all ranking members of the Subcommittee More...

By Admin On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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Egypt and Ethiopia agree to bridge dam divide

Ethiopia and Egypt have agreed to hold further talks on the impact of a huge Ethiopian dam project to quell tensions between the two countries over water-sharing. “We agreed that we will start immediately More...

By Admin On Monday, June 17th, 2013
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African leaders accuse ICC of ‘race hunt’

AU urges Hague-based court to stop upcoming trials of Kenyan president and his deputy over crimes against humanitY Desalegn has said that African leaders have come to the consensus that the ICC process in Africa More...

By Admin On Saturday, June 15th, 2013
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Ethiopia ratifies River Nile treaty amid Egypt tension

The move comes amid growing tensions with Egypt over Ethiopia’s plans for a hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile. Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said on Monday he did not want war but would not allow Egypt’s More...

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