Egypt in crisis http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22876/all en Egyptian Constitution: Morsi gives Egypt an impossible choice http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/121129/egyptian-constitution-morsi-gives-egyptians-impossibl <p>CAIRO &mdash; With his young government in crisis, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is attempting to ram through a new and deeply flawed constitution that would entrench Islamist law. The other option: living under the the kind of authoritarian government Egyptians have fought hard to defeat. And so once again, people are occupying Tahrir Square in protest.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/121129/egyptian-constitution-morsi-gives-egyptians-impossibl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in crisis World Leaders Politics Thu, 29 Nov 2012 14:08:00 +0000 Erin Cunningham 5727525 at http://www.globalpost.com In Egypt, happiness is hard to find http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/121213/egypt-constitution-referendum-morsi-protests-happiness <p>CAIRO &mdash; GlobalPost set off across the Egyptian capital in a quest to find happy people. We searched high and low for residents who lived outside the world of poverty and who were unfazed by the country&rsquo;s political turmoil. But engulfed in a weeks-long upheaval sparked by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi&rsquo;s authoritarian-style power grab, Egyptians say there are few things to be happy about.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/121213/egypt-constitution-referendum-morsi-protests-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in crisis World Leaders Elections Politics Culture & Lifestyle Fri, 14 Dec 2012 11:00:04 +0000 Erin Cunningham 5728979 at http://www.globalpost.com Muslim, Christian dead in Egypt cathedral violence http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130408/egypt-coptic-cathedral-violence-2-dead "Any attack against the cathedral is like an attack against me personally," said President Mohamed Morsi.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130408/egypt-coptic-cathedral-violence-2-dead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in crisis Need to Know World Religion Mon, 08 Apr 2013 17:21:00 +0000 Erin Cunningham and Jessica Phelan 5805745 at http://www.globalpost.com Protesters, military overthrow Morsi in Egypt 'coup' http://www.globalpost.com/ispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130703/egypt-military-coup-state-tv-morsi-muslim-brotherhood <p>CAIRO &mdash; Egypt&rsquo;s defense minister, Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, dismissed elected leader and Muslim Brotherhood member Mohamed Morsi Wednesday, announcing on state television that the armed forces had also dissolved parliament and suspended the country&rsquo;s constitution.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/ispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130703/egypt-military-coup-state-tv-morsi-muslim-brotherhood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in crisis Need to Know World Leaders Military Thu, 04 Jul 2013 02:22:07 +0000 Kristen McTighe and Erin Cunningham 5874996 at http://www.globalpost.com Forces reportedly kill 3 during pro-Morsi rallies on Egypt's 'Friday of Rejection' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130705/friday-of-rejection-protests-morsi-muslim-brotherhood Supporters of overthrown President Mohamed Morsi have taken to the streets to protest the military's takeover.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130705/friday-of-rejection-protests-morsi-muslim-brotherhood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in crisis Need to Know Military Politics Fri, 05 Jul 2013 09:05:00 +0000 Louisa Loveluck and News Desk 5876214 at http://www.globalpost.com For Egypt's revolutionaries, military takeover poses hard choices http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130705/egypt-revolution-mubarak-scaf-protesters-morsi-gigi-ibrahim <p>CAIRO &mdash; The young revolutionaries who spearheaded Egypt&rsquo;s 2011 uprising, and later fought the ruling military council that emerged from that revolt, are faced with a hard choice.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130705/egypt-revolution-mubarak-scaf-protesters-morsi-gigi-ibrahim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in crisis Want to Know Military Fri, 05 Jul 2013 14:39:00 +0000 Sarah Lynch 5876518 at http://www.globalpost.com Full coverage: Egypt, state of emergency http://www.globalpost.com/series/egypt-crisis-full-coverage As Egypt reels from crisis, the death toll just keeps rising. Egypt in crisis Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5876537 at http://www.globalpost.com Morsi's ouster in Egypt sends chill through political Islam http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/130706/muslim-brotherhood-political-islamist-middle-east-tunisia-turkey-syria-assad-morsi <p>ISTANBUL, Turkey &mdash; The toppling of an elected Muslim Brotherhood president in Egypt, and a subsequent crackdown on its leaders and ranks by the armed forces, is sending a shiver through political Islamists across the region.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/130706/muslim-brotherhood-political-islamist-middle-east-tunisia-turkey-syria-assad-morsi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in crisis Syria Want to Know Middle East Turkey Sat, 06 Jul 2013 11:02:31 +0000 Stephen Starr 5876696 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt: state of emergency in South Sinai and Suez, Gaza border closed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130705/egypt-state-emergency-south-sinai-and-suez-gaza-borde The Egyptian army also closed the Rafah crossing on the Gaza border until further notice.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130705/egypt-state-emergency-south-sinai-and-suez-gaza-borde" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in crisis Need to Know Israel and Palestine Fri, 05 Jul 2013 18:45:20 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5876738 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt: Mohammed Badie urges crowd to sacrifice ‘our souls and our blood’ for Morsi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130705/egypt-mohammed-badie-urges-crowd-sacrifice-our-souls- “Curse everyone who wants to hurt the revolution and take it back to military rule,” Badie said.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130705/egypt-mohammed-badie-urges-crowd-sacrifice-our-souls-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in crisis Need to Know Fri, 05 Jul 2013 19:26:00 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5876756 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt: El Baradei to head interim government? (UPDATES) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130706/egypt-el-baradei-head-interim-government Mohamed El Baradei opposed the rule of ousted President Mohamed Morsi and had said this week that he was in favor of deposing him as he had failed in the country's transition to democracy.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130706/egypt-el-baradei-head-interim-government" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in crisis Need to Know Sat, 06 Jul 2013 20:48:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5877342 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood accuses military of 'massacre' after Morsi supporters shot dead (VIDEO, PHOTOS) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130708/egypt-muslim-brotherhood-shooting-massacre-cairo The Muslim Brotherhood calls for an "uprising" in Egypt after dozens of Mohamed Morsi supporters are shot dead and several hundred are injured. Could Egypt be the next Syria?<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130708/egypt-muslim-brotherhood-shooting-massacre-cairo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in crisis Need to Know Military Politics Mon, 08 Jul 2013 08:09:00 +0000 News Desk 5878084 at http://www.globalpost.com After Egypt army crackdown, is the Muslim Brotherhood fighting for survival? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130708/egypt-muslim-brotherhood-military-crackdown-coup-mohamed-morsi <p><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 20px;">CAIRO &mdash; Just days after the Egyptian army, backed by popular protests, ousted Brotherhood leader and former President Mohamed Morsi from power, the organization&rsquo;s top echelons are facing an unprecedented wave of arrests.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130708/egypt-muslim-brotherhood-military-crackdown-coup-mohamed-morsi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in crisis Want to Know Middle East Mon, 08 Jul 2013 18:13:00 +0000 Louisa Loveluck 5878496 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel, worried about militant attacks, watches Egypt unrest closely http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130708/israel-egypt-unrest-mohamed-morsi-hamas-sinai-peninsula <p>JERUSALEM &mdash; A tense Israel is closely observing the events roiling Egypt, its direct neighbor to the south.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/130708/israel-egypt-unrest-mohamed-morsi-hamas-sinai-peninsula" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in crisis Need to Know Israel and Palestine Mon, 08 Jul 2013 18:36:00 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5878577 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt: Will the Gulf's billions buy the economy more time? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130710/egypt-economy-aid-saudi-arabia-uae-kuwait-morsi <p>CAIRO &mdash; A multibillion-dollar aid package from three of the Gulf&rsquo;s wealthiest nations to Egypt has raised questions over whether the cash will give the country breathing space to carry out much-needed reforms, or simply provide an artificial cushion allowing the interim government to avoid contentious economic decisions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130710/egypt-economy-aid-saudi-arabia-uae-kuwait-morsi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Egypt in crisis Need to Know Business Diplomacy Aid Global Economy Wed, 10 Jul 2013 14:47:00 +0000 Farah Halime 5880377 at http://www.globalpost.com