July 11, 2013 Egypt's new government must restore stability and security before it can tackle the bigger problems: unemployment, huge fuel and food subsidies, and an overly regulated private sector that has benefited from crony capitalism. But the challenges it faces are not uncommon in the wider Arab world.
July 10, 2013 Security officials and state television are saying that prosecutors want to take Mohammed Badie and other Muslim Brotherhood leaders into custody. They're reportedly to be accused of inciting violence. This isn't the first time it's been reported that he had been or would be taken into custody.
July 9, 2013 Egypt is a leading recipient of U.S. aid, but U.S. law forbids such assistance following a military coup. The Obama administration has declined to take a position, but some key U.S. lawmakers are demanding a suspension of aid, most of which goes to the military.
July 9, 2013 Adly Mansour has issued a decree that also sets a timetable for new elections. Some analysts believe his decisions will only embolden Islamists. Others say the short timetable to elections should encourage Egyptians and others that the country is moving to restore civilian rule.
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July 8, 2013 Supporters of the ousted president had gathered outside the facility where it's believed he's being held. There are conflicting accounts of what happened. What's known for sure is many of Morsi's supporters were killed by gunshots. Hundreds more were wounded. It's feared there will be more clashes.
July 7, 2013 An attempt to install Mohamed ElBaradei as interim prime minister was stalled after an Islamist group objected to the Nobel laureate. State media and other sources had confirmed the appointment on Saturday, but later in the day the president's spokesperson walked it back.
July 6, 2013 After word that the Nobel Peace Prize winner would be appointed, the office of the interim president said Mohamed ElBaradei has not officially been chosen.
July 6, 2013 Battles between supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi and those who pushed for his removal from office left at least 36 people dead and more than 1,000 wounded. It's feared there will be more fighting.
July 5, 2013 The Muslim Brotherhood calls for a "day of rage." The army moves to respond and violent clashes result in at least eight deaths as the repercussions of President Mohammed Morsi's ouster continue to be felt.
July 4, 2013 The coup that removed democratically elected President Mohammed Morsi from office sets the stage for what could be violent protests by his supporters. Interim leader Adly Mansour is supposed to be in office only until new elections can be held.
July 3, 2013 Saying that the United States is "deeply concerned by the decision of the Egyptian Armed Forces to remove President Morsy and suspend the Egyptian constitution," President Obama calls on Egypt's military to preserve the rights and safety of its citizens.
July 3, 2013 Protests by a coalition of Islamists, secularists and leftists ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in 2011. Just two years later, some of the same protesters have overthrown the country's first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi.
July 3, 2013 Military chief Gen. Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi says that Mohammed Morsi is out as president and the country's constitution has been suspended. Egypt's chief justice will hold power during the transitional period and set a date for early presidential elections.