ElBaradei faces court action

2013-08-20 23:17

Mohamed ElBaradei, Egypt's former vice president, will be sued in court for a "betrayal of trust" over his decision to quit the army-backed government in protest at its bloody crackdown.

Egypt forces assault protest camp

2013-08-14 22:44

Egyptian security forces have crushed a protest camp of thousands of supporters of the deposed president, shooting dead scores of people.

Egypt Islamists stage Eid protests

2013-08-08 14:49

Islamist supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi have begun marching to demand his restoration.

Free prisoners to resolve crisis, Egypt told

2013-08-07 11:39

Egypt must release jailed Muslim Brotherhood leaders to help resolve a political crisis following the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, Qatar’s foreign minister says.

Egypt cabinet orders crackdown on protests

2013-08-01 12:11

Egypt's cabinet has ordered a police crackdown on protests by ousted president Mohammed Morsi's loyalists, as European envoys headed for Cairo to try to ease tensions.

EU envoy to meet official in Cairo

2013-07-29 14:03

The European Union's foreign policy chief is set to meet with officials in Cairo in an attempt to mediate an end to the political deadlock.

US envoy in Egypt seeks peace, democracy

2013-07-15 10:53

A US official is in Cairo to press for a return to elected government following Mohammed Morsi's overthrow, as the Islamist leader's supporters and opponents readied rival rallies.

Egypt Islamists urge uprising over killing

2013-07-08 11:10

Egyptian Islamists have called for an uprising after saying dozens of its supporters were "massacred" while demonstrating against a military coup, which ousted Mohammed Morsi.

US lawmakers urge calm on Egypt

2013-07-07 21:15

The US is unlikely to pull its $1.5bn in mostly military aid to Egypt any time soon, US lawmakers have said, despite the Egyptian military takeover of the government.

ElBaradei set to be picked as new Egypt PM

2013-07-06 19:39

Liberal opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei will be chosen as Egypt's new prime minister, according to reports.

Martyrs will stop Egypt army

2013-07-02 23:05

The president's Islamist backers have stepped up warnings that it will take bloodshed to dislodge him, saying they are prepared to die fighting a military takeover.

Egypt army 'to intervene if unrest erupts'

2013-06-24 08:12

Egypt's defence minister has warned that the army will intervene if violence breaks out in the country where opponents of President Mohammed Morsi are planning rallies against him this month.

Islamists gather in Cairo as divisions deepen

2013-06-21 13:12

Egyptian Islamists have gathered a show of strength in Cairo ahead of planned opposition protests calling for President Mohammed Morsi to step down.

Egypt opposition presses Morsi

2013-04-09 08:58

Egypt's leading opposition figure Mohamed ElBaradei has called on the country’s Islamist president to make serious concessions to bring the opposition into decision-making.

Egypt vote could be 'road to total chaos'

2013-02-25 07:40

Egyptian opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei has warned of chaos in the troubled nation if parliamentary polls go ahead in April.

Anti-Morsi protesters march for change

2013-02-08 16:10

Thousands have taken to the streets after opposition groups called for "Friday of dignity" rallies demanding President Mohammed Morsi fulfil the goals of the revolt that brought him to power.

Egypt politicians call for end to violence

2013-01-31 14:18

Egypt's feuding politicians have finally met, summoned by the country's most influential Islamic scholar who made them call an end to violence after a week of deadly protests.

Egypt liberals, Islamists pressure Morsi

2013-01-31 07:51

Egypt's liberals and hardline Islamists are in rare talks, adding pressure on the president over the crisis.

Massive demos expected in Egypt

2013-01-25 11:09

Huge demonstrations are expected in Egypt on the second anniversary of the revolution that ousted Hosni Mubarak and brought in an Islamist government, as political tensions simmer.

Morsi draws fire with new Egypt decree

2012-11-23 09:06

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has triggered controversy by issuing a decree likely to lead to retrials of Hosni Mubarak and his aides.

Egypt's Morsi moves toward unity govt

2012-06-27 07:53

President-elect Mohammed Morsi is trying to ease the turmoil that has rocked Egypt since the uprising 16 months ago, reaching out to Christians, women and secular revolutionaries to join his new Islamist-led government.

ElBaradei: Egypt has 'long way to go'

2012-05-24 17:14

Mohamed ElBaradei has hailed the end of "the culture of fear" as Egyptians voted for their first democratically elected president.

ElBaradei returns to Egyptian politics

2012-04-29 16:03

Egyptian reform leader ElBaradei has launched a new Constitution Party he says aims to unite Egyptians and saves the revolution from a messy transition.

Mubarak trial: Defence wants ElBaradei

2012-01-28 22:44

A lawyer for Egypt's former interior minister has requested that Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mohamed ElBaradei testify as a witness in his client's defence.

ElBaradei 'won't contest Egypt presidency'

2012-01-14 14:00

Mohamed ElBaradei won’t run in Egypt's presidential election scheduled for later this year and is set to announce his withdrawal, a source on his campaign team says.


Chaotic Egypt braces for 'Friday of anger'

2013-08-16 07:32

Egypt's Islamists have called for a "Friday of anger" in Cairo after nearly 600 people were killed following a crackdown on their protest camps.

ElBaradei, troubled liberal resigns

2013-08-14 20:07

Mohamed ElBaradei, who resigned from his post as vice president in Egypt's military-backed interim government in protest at the bloodshed, is a respected former UN nuclear watchdog chief.

Egypt to say mediation failed to end crisis

2013-08-07 13:31

Egypt's army-installed government is expected to announce that foreign mediation designed to end the country’s political crisis has failed, a report says.

Diplomatic push to resolve Egypt crisis

2013-08-03 14:05

A US envoy has met Egyptian officials amid efforts to find a peaceful solution to the stand-off between supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi and the arm-installed interim government.

EU's Ashton visits Mohammed Morsi

2013-07-30 07:30

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has gone to visit ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, a senior Egyptian official says.

Morsi supporters call for new protests

2013-07-29 10:56

Supporters of Egypt's ousted president have called for new protests, threatening to deepen the country's crisis as the EU foreign policy chief holds talks with the government and opposition.

Egypt names interim prime minister

2013-07-09 17:09

Egypt's interim president has named liberal economist and former finance minister Hazem el-Beblawi as prime minister in a transitional government.

Egyptians throng streets to support revolt

2013-07-08 10:30

Egypt's interim government is set to announce a new prime minister, after hundreds of thousands of people rallied across the country in support of the overthrow of president Mohammed Morsi.

ElBaradei 'logical choice' to lead Egypt

2013-07-07 08:47

Nobel Peace laureate Mohamed ElBaradei tops the list of candidates for premier to lead Egypt out of its crisis, as bloodshed continues after the removal of Mohamed Morsi.

ElBaradei tops list to head Egypt

2013-07-04 14:46

Mohamed ElBaradei, a former UN nuclear agency chief, is favourite to head a transitional government in Egypt, after the military overthrew Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.

Egypt activists mass after Morsi snubs ultimatum

2013-07-02 21:57

Opponents of Egypt's Mohammed Morsi have poured onto the streets of Cairo to press their demand that he step down.

1 000s rally for 'legitimate' Morsi

2013-06-21 16:06

Thousands of Islamist supporters of Egypt's president Mohammed Morsi have gathered in Cairo to show support for the elected head of state ahead of protests his opponents hope can force him from office.

Egypt demands Ethiopia halt Nile dam

2013-06-06 08:54

Egypt will demand Ethiopia stop building a dam on one of the main tributaries of the Nile, a senior government aid says.

Polls: Morsi calls for talks with opposition

2013-02-25 13:28

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has called for a meeting with the country's opposition to discuss upcoming legislative polls, amid calls for a boycott.

Egypt's ElBaradei - boycott election

2013-02-23 14:31

A top Egyptian opposition figure, Mohamed ElBaradei, has called for a boycott of upcoming parliamentary elections.

Egypt condemns death fatwas

2013-02-07 22:12

Egypt's government, Islamists condemn fatwas calling for killing of liberal opposition

Egypt rival political forces in talks

2013-01-31 13:01

Egypt's top cleric has brought together rival political factions and called for dialogue over the political crisis and deadly unrest gripping the country.

Egypt opposition calls for urgent talks

2013-01-30 13:19

Mohamed ElBaradei, a leading figure in the opposition National Salvation Front, has called for urgent talks with Egypt’s leadership to address the political crisis gripping the country.

Carter Centre won't monitor Egypt's vote

2012-12-14 09:04

Former US president Jimmy Carter's centre says it will not deploy monitors for Egypt’s contentious constitutional referendum because of the government’s late release of regulations for witnesses.

Morsi reconvenes dissolved parliament

2012-07-09 10:46

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has called on the Islamist-dominated parliament to reconvene despite a military-backed court ruling that dissolved it.

Egypt charter: Liberals boycott picking panel

2012-06-13 14:00

Egypt's march to democracy has hit another obstacle after liberals boycotted a parliament session called to name members of a panel to draw up a new constitution.

Sabbahi can surprise Egypt

2012-05-20 21:30

Egyptian presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabbahi rolls into the village of Dakarnas with a retinue of enthusiastic young supporters who are convinced their underdog candidate can surprise the nation.

Egyptians 'must work to end military rule'

2012-02-08 08:00

Egyptians must overcome economic and political differences to unite and put the country on the path to democracy and away from military rule, former presidential candidate Mohamed ElBaradei says.

Egypt's ElBaradei ends presidential bid

2012-01-15 13:19

Egypt's reform leader Mohamed ElBaradei has withdrawn from the presidential race, saying a fair election is impossible under the military's grip nearly a year after Hosni Mubarak's was ousted.

Egypt forces storm offices of pro-democracy groups

2011-12-30 07:57

Egyptian security forces have stormed the offices of 10 human rights and pro-democracy groups, including several based in the US.

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