Egypt in Transition http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22308/all en Muslim Brotherhood says Mohammed Morsi won Egypt's presidential election http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/120618/muslim-brotherhood-mohammed-morsi-egypts-presidential-mursi-morsy The Muslim Brotherhood has declared that its candidate, Mohammed Morsi, won Egypt's presidential election.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/120618/muslim-brotherhood-mohammed-morsi-egypts-presidential-mursi-morsy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in Transition Conflict Zones Politics Mon, 18 Jun 2012 04:24:00 +0000 News Desk 5708226 at http://www.globalpost.com Muslim Brotherhood back on the defensive, a role it's familiar with http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/120619/muslim-brotherhood-scaf-morsi-election-military <p>CAIRO &mdash; After eight decades of building grassroots political networks, suffering persecution and even executions, and later rising to lead parliament, Egypt&rsquo;s Muslim Brotherhood may be watching its hard-earned dream of ruling the country slip away. In the past week, the Muslim Brotherhood has taken hit after hit. Some analysts say it will be difficult for the grassroots organization to recover.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/120619/muslim-brotherhood-scaf-morsi-election-military" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in Transition World Leaders Military Politics Wed, 20 Jun 2012 10:22:00 +0000 Erin Cunningham 5708562 at http://www.globalpost.com Ahmed Shafiq leaves Egypt after losing election http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/120626/ahmed-shafiq-leaves-egypt-after-losing-election Shafiq's attorney, Showee Elsayed, told CNN he is not fleeing the country.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/120626/ahmed-shafiq-leaves-egypt-after-losing-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in Transition Tue, 26 Jun 2012 13:58:00 +0000 Jill Langlois 5709453 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt: Security in the Sinai Peninsula is getting worse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/120702/egypt-sinai-peninsula-security-bedouin-mubarak-morsi-israel <p><span style="line-height: 20px; ">RAFAH, Egypt &mdash; Insecurity and armed attacks on police and army are on the rise in Egypt&rsquo;s North Sinai, a restive flashpoint region that shares borders with both Israel and the Gaza Strip.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/120702/egypt-sinai-peninsula-security-bedouin-mubarak-morsi-israel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in Transition Elections Want to Know Israel and Palestine Political Risk Mon, 02 Jul 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Erin Cunningham 5710272 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt protests most violent since Morsi took power 100 days ago http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/121012/egypt-protests-most-violent-morsi-took-power-100-days It's been a violent day in Tahrir Square, the site of Egypt's historic revolution. Protesters from opposing rallies clashed today in some of the worst fighting since President Mohammed Morsi took power 100 days ago. GlobalPost's Erin Cunningham is in Cairo. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/121012/egypt-protests-most-violent-morsi-took-power-100-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in Transition World Leaders Fri, 12 Oct 2012 16:00:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5722392 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt protests continue over Morsi decree; courts suspend work http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/121128/egypt-protests-continue-over-morsi-decree-courts-susp State TV reported that judges from the high and lower courts of appeal said they would not return to work until Morsi rescinds his decree.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/121128/egypt-protests-continue-over-morsi-decree-courts-susp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in Transition Wed, 28 Nov 2012 16:58:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5727411 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt's 'rebels' aim to oust Morsi with petition, protests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130627/egypt-june-30-tamarod-morsi-tahrir-square-cairo <p>CAIRO &mdash; As Ghada Naguib wades through a sea of brimming boxes, she is greeted by a group of friends sifting through mounds of paper. Pegged to the wall behind them is a poster bearing a photo of Egypt&rsquo;s president Mohamed Morsi, a large red X crossing out his face.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130627/egypt-june-30-tamarod-morsi-tahrir-square-cairo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in Transition Want to Know Middle East Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:30:02 +0000 Kristen McTighe 5868126 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt's Morsi courts hardline Islamists ahead of mass opposition rallies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130628/egypt-mohamed-morsi-muslim-brotherhood-islamist-syria-june-30 <p>CAIRO &mdash; As Egypt counts down to mass opposition protests this Sunday, the increasingly isolated president, Mohamed Morsi, is moving to rally his Islamist base.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130628/egypt-mohamed-morsi-muslim-brotherhood-islamist-syria-june-30" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in Transition Want to Know Middle East Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:58:00 +0000 Louisa Loveluck 5869463 at http://www.globalpost.com Will Egypt's army stage another coup? Protests against Morsi intensify http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130706/egypt-morsi-military-tahrir-president-scaf-sisi <p>CAIRO &mdash; Sixteen Egyptians were killed and hundreds more injured after a day of mass protests nationwide Sunday gave way to violent clashes outside the ruling Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in Cairo overnight.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130706/egypt-morsi-military-tahrir-president-scaf-sisi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in Transition Need to Know Mon, 01 Jul 2013 15:06:31 +0000 Louisa Loveluck 5872542 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt's military enters the fray, but its political role remains unclear http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130702/egypt-military-morsi-muslim-brotherhood-scaf-power <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">Analysis: </span>Egypt&rsquo;s Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi is on the verge of losing the presidency as he battles an unprecedented street-led opposition and a rash of crippling political resignations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130702/egypt-military-morsi-muslim-brotherhood-scaf-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in Transition Want to Know Middle East Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:51:00 +0000 Erin Cunningham 5873816 at http://www.globalpost.com Do Egyptians want military rule? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130702/egypt-military-roadmap-morsi-muslim-brotherhood-tahrir-square <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">CAIRO &mdash; Instead of calming the hostile confrontation between supporters of President Mohamed Morsi and the mass of protesters seeking his ouster, a military statement giving political forces just 48 hours to resolve the country&rsquo;s current crisis appears to have hardened stances on both sides.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130702/egypt-military-roadmap-morsi-muslim-brotherhood-tahrir-square" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Egypt Egypt in Transition Need to Know World Leaders Military Political Risk Wed, 03 Jul 2013 10:03:00 +0000 Kristen McTighe 5873870 at http://www.globalpost.com The army and the Islamists, Egypt's historical frenemies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130703/egypt-military-muslim-brotherhood-history-nasser-sadat-mubarak-scaf-morsi <p>CAIRO, Egypt &mdash; If Egypt&rsquo;s Muslim Brotherhood thought the military establishment was safely out of politics, the army is proving the Islamists wrong this week.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130703/egypt-military-muslim-brotherhood-history-nasser-sadat-mubarak-scaf-morsi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in Transition World Leaders Want to Know Military Thu, 04 Jul 2013 02:21:19 +0000 Tom Dale 5874639 at http://www.globalpost.com Rhetoric and reality chart disparate futures for Islamists in Egypt http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130704/rhetoric-and-reality-chart-disparate-futures-islamist <p>CAIRO, Egypt &mdash; As fears of violence lingered and supporters of Morsi continued a sit-in in Cairo&rsquo;s Nasr City, on the streets of downtown Cairo, the jubilant elation of Wednesday night remained. Military jets buzzed over the downtown area in the early morning, leaving smoke trails of red, white and black, the colors of the Egyptian flag.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130704/rhetoric-and-reality-chart-disparate-futures-islamist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in Transition Need to Know Politics Thu, 04 Jul 2013 16:38:00 +0000 Kristen McTighe 5875767 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt's Morsi trial: Chaos, with a drop of pandemonium http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/131104/egypts-morsi-trial-well-was-quick <p>CAIRO, Egypt &mdash; Egypt&rsquo;s ousted president Mohamed Morsi appeared in court Monday, charged with incitement to murder. The former president used his first public appearance in four months to insist that he remains the country&rsquo;s only legitimate ruler and to condemn his judges and the military coup that had sent him to the dock.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/131104/egypts-morsi-trial-well-was-quick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Egypt Egypt in Transition Want to Know Military Politics Middle East Mon, 04 Nov 2013 16:06:00 +0000 Louisa Loveluck 5979559 at http://www.globalpost.com