July 27, 2013 Protests escalated into a bloody standoff with security forces overnight, with the Muslim Brotherhood saying protesters were shot by police.
July 26, 2013 Egypt's army chief this week called for rallies to give him a mandate to stage a "war against terrorism" on Islamists. His call drew a huge response from opponents — as well as supporters — of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
July 26, 2013 The charges against the ousted Egyptian leader stem from his 2011 escape from prison in the final days of the Hosni Mubarak regime.
July 24, 2013 The decision heads off any criticism that might be directed toward the Obama administration by those who believe the U.S. should not be giving aid at this time to a military that just ousted a democratically elected president.
July 23, 2013 A security building northeast of Cairo was also rocked by a big explosion, injuring at least 12 policemen and sparking fears that deep divisions over the ouster of the Islamist president could plunge Egypt into a spiral of violence.
July 16, 2013 Police clashed with supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, just as the U.S. reopened its embassy in the country.
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.