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Egypt chaos: Not everyone in Cairo is unhappy with the violence

CAIRO, Egypt — As the Muslim Brotherhood sit-in outside Cairo’s Rabaa al-Adaweya mosque swirled with chaos Wednesday — with police and army troops firing indiscriminately on thousands of protesters in broad daylight — Ragab Ahmed stood outside the building nearby where he works as a doorkeeper. “I want to live in peace with them,” Ahmed said of the mostly Islamist demonstrators who had camped out for six weeks to protest the military ouster of former President Mohamed Morsi in July. “But the sit-in had to be dispersed.”

View from Jerusalem: Israel silent on Egypt's chaos

JERUSALEM— The Israeli government maintained a vigilant, some say shocked, silence as news of the massacre in Cairo trickled in on Wednesday and Thursday.

Egypt's darkest day

CAIRO — Egypt’s military-backed government imposed a month-long nighttime curfew in nearly half the country’s provinces Wednesday night, following a day of nationwide violence that was striking in its brutality and that marked one of the bloodiest episodes here in decades.

These intense eye-witness videos show just how bad it's gotten in Egypt

Egyptian security forces began an operation to disperse supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi early Wednesday, with scores of casualties reported.

Egypt's chaos: 3 questions with Ambassador Nicholas Burns

BOSTON — Today's violence and chaos in Cairo is a stark reminder of the complexities of revolution in one of the most important countries in the Middle East, to say nothing of the tricky international diplomacy that surrounds it.

The latest from Egypt (LIVE BLOG)

At least 24 policemen were killed in an ambush in the Sinai peninsula, Egyptian officials say.

Egypt's Brotherhood gets the massacre it knew was coming

CAIRO, Egypt — They waited weeks for it to happen. The thousands gathered in Cairo’s Rabaa al-Adaweya Square, a sprawling tent city of camped out supporters of former President Mohamed Morsi, knew security forces would finally move in to break up their weeks-long sit-in. And today, they did.

For defiant Morsi supporters, negotiations with the military a 'betrayal'

CAIRO — The thousands of supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi camped out at protests across Cairo are becoming increasingly defiant as their standoff with the new military-backed government intensifies.

US faces scorn, muddled policy in Egypt

Commentary: The Obama administration says it remains committed to the democratic process as a best solution for Egypt.
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A poster of President Morsi during a pro-Morsi demonstration on July 1, 2013 in Istanbul. (Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images)
It seems that wherever you look in Egypt today, the United States is the object of scorn and derision.
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