Egypt opposition to appeal referendum

2012-12-23 20:27

Egypt's opposition says that it will appeal the results of a referendum that ruling Islamists said approved a new constitution.

Egypt opposition vows to fight on

2012-12-20 17:51

Egypt's opposition, facing defeat over a new constitution in a referendum this weekend, is urging its supporters to reject the Islamist-backed charter and pledged to fight on to amend it.

Egypt referendum campaign kicks off

2012-12-13 21:46

Islamists backing Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and the secular opposition ranged against them are rolling out campaigns over a divisive new constitution that has sparked weeks of protests.

Egypt army delays unity talks

2012-12-12 17:04

The Egyptian army has delayed a national unity meeting aimed at calming a deep crisis over a constitutional referendum, as the opposition called for a 'no' vote that could become a boycott.

Egypt's loser Shafiq leaves country

2012-06-26 14:12

A Cairo airport official says Hosni Mubarak’s last prime minister who was defeated by an Islamist in the race for Egypt’s new president has left the country for the United Arab Emirates.

Morsi mulls cabinet amid Tahrir sit-in

2012-06-25 15:04

Egypt's president-elect Mohammed Morsi has begun selecting a new government as his supporters pursue a sit-in to pressure the ruling military to hand over full powers to the Islamist.

Israel media fear 'darkness in Egypt'

2012-06-25 11:29

Israeli media has expressed almost unanimous concern about the victory of Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Morsi in Egypt’s presidential election, warning of a difficult new reality.

Morsi: I'll be leader for all Egyptians

2012-06-25 09:05

Egypt's Mohammed Morsi has pledged to be a leader for all Egyptians after becoming the first Islamist to be elected president of the Arab world’s most populous nation following a divisive election.

Egypt army talks tough

2012-06-22 22:03

Egypt's military rulers have dismissed complaints from protesters that it was entrenching its rule and have blamed the Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate for stirring up emotions.

'Imperative' Egypt military hand over power

2012-06-21 08:58

Egyptian military authorities must cede power to the winner of the country's first post-Mubarak presidential elections, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says.


Clashes on eve of Egypt referendum

2012-12-21 18:28

Clashes between rival demonstrators have erupted in Egypt's second city Alexandria, the eve of the final round of the referendum.

Egypt constitution vote marred

2012-12-16 22:20

Egypt rights groups are calling for a repeat of the first round constitution vote because of violations amongst which the barring of women and Christians.

Egypt opposition urges 'no' vote

2012-12-12 21:55

Egypt's opposition alliance is urging a 'no' vote in the constitutional referendum instead of a boycott.

Court: Egypt army can't arrest civilians

2012-06-26 16:14

An Egyptian court has overturned a government decree allowing the army to arrest civilians, a setback for military rulers preparing to hand power to an elected president.

US takes first steps with new Egypt

2012-06-26 07:53

The United States is reaching out carefully to Egypt's newly elected Islamist president as US officials predict a more complicated and less predictable relationship with the key Arab nation.

Egypt's Morsi to rethink Israel peace pact

2012-06-25 12:42

Egypt's Islamist president-elect, Mohamed Morsi, wants to "reconsider" the peace deal with Israel and build ties with Iran to "create a strategic balance" in the Middle East, according to a report.

Obama congratulates Mohammed Morsi

2012-06-25 10:20

US President Barack Obama has congratulated Egyptian President-elect Mohammed Morsi by phone and also called the Islamist’s defeated rival, Ahmed Shafik, to encourage him to stay active in Egyptian politics.

Morsi's win 'a small step ahead for Egypt'

2012-06-25 08:01

The presidential election victory of Islamist candidate Mohammed Morsi in Egypt is a step forward but much more needs to be done to secure a full transition to democracy, reports say.

Tahrir Square protests as Egypt awaits result

2012-06-22 07:53

Thousands of protesters have filled Cairo's Tahrir Square as Egypt's rival presidential candidates, an Islamist and former general, accused each of trying to steal an election whose result is still not known.

Egypt president result may be delayed

2012-06-20 19:51

Egypt's announcement of a winner in presidential race may be delayed because of complaints from both sides.

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