Egypt's Brotherhood Gains More Power
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi swore in new cabinet ministers after a reshuffle that strengthened the position of the Muslim Brotherhood and provoked complaints from the nation's disparate opposition.
Hosni Mubarak granted new trial in Egypt
An appeals court overturns the life sentence of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, a ruling that threatens more political turmoil. CAIRO — Former President Hosni Mubarak was granted a new murder trial by an Egyptian appeals court Sunday, a ruling that threatens fresh political turmoil as the country braces for parliamentary elections amid widening economic hardship.
Egypt's Mursi to meet IMF aide on $4.8 billion loan request: newspaper
CAIRO - A senior official in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will meet Egyptian President and other top officials on Monday to discuss Cairo's request for a $4.8 billion loan, a major state-run Egyptian newspaper reported on Saturday.
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Egypt's Morsi reverses most of decree that expanded his powers
President Mohamed Morsi relents to popular pressure to nullify his decree that put his office beyond judicial oversight. But he refuses to cancel a referendum on a draft constitution. CAIRO — In a political reversal to calm weeks of unrest, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi early Sunday rescinded much of last month’s decree that expanded his powers and exposed a dangerous divide between the nation’s Islamists and the mainly secular opposition.
Egyptian President Said to Prepare Martial Law Decree
Struggling to subdue continuing street protests, President Mohamed Morsi’s government has approved legislation reimposing martial law, Egypt’s state media reported Saturday.