U.S.decision to send Egypt 20 F-16 fuels debate

The U.S. decision to send Egypt 20 Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jets as the new Islamic president in Cairo is making dictatorial moves will fuel growing criticism in the United States and Europe of arming regimes that shun democracy.

ElBaradei: Egypt president must rescind new powers

Leading democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei says dialogue with Egypt’s Islamist president is not possible until he rescinds his decrees giving himself near absolute powers. Speaking to a handful of journalists, including The Associated Press, ElBaradei says he is hoping for a “smooth transition

Ahmed Shafik wanted in Egypt over alleged corruption case

The Egyptian authorities will detain former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafik for questioning over an alleged corruption case if he returns from abroad, a judge has said. Shafik, ousted President Hosni Mubarak’s last prime minister, has been placed on a watch list at border points

Has Egypt’s Brotherhood staged a coup Against the Military?

It would seem that Mohamed Morsy is on a roll. Less than a week after sacking several major security chiefs, the first elected President in Egypt’s history has moved on to tackle the big guns. On Sunday, Morsy fired Field Marshal

Egyptian Leader Ousts Military Chief

President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt forced the retirement on Sunday of his powerful defense minister, the army chief of staff and several senior generals, in a stunning purge that seemed for the moment to reclaim for civilian leaders much of the political power the Egyptian military had seized since the fall of Hosni Mubarak last […]