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Report: Egyptian forces kill, capture Hamas followers in Sinai

Report: Egyptian forces kill, capture Hamas followers in Sinai

CAIRO, July 11 (UPI) -- Thirty-two Hamas activists were killed and 45 arrested in the Sinai Peninsula, where one Egyptian official said Hamas was fomenting unrest.
White House: Situation in Egypt 'obviously very fluid'

White House: Situation in Egypt 'obviously very fluid'

CAIRO, July 10 (UPI) -- The White House Wednesday renewed its call for Egypt to "get off a path of polarization" as Egypt rounded up Islamists accused of inciting violence.

Algerian bloodbath haunts Egypt's revolution

CAIRO, July 10 (UPI) -- The specter of Algeria's ferocious 10-year civil war in the 1990s between its military and Islamists robbed of a landmark electoral victory hangs over Egypt in turbulent aftermath of the July 3 ouster of democratically elected Islamist President Mohamed Morsi by the army.
Al-Jazeera staff resign

Al-Jazeera staff resign

CAIRO, July 10 (UPI) -- Some 22 al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt said they resigned, blaming what they called the Qatari satellite broadcaster's bias favoring the Muslim Brotherhood.
Obama has little choice but to back Egyptian military

Obama has little choice but to back Egyptian military

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 10 (UPI) -- In Egypt, the United States is once again confronted with a tough choice between backing the champions of the status quo ante -- a military-endorsed regime that resembles that of deposed President Hosni Mubarak -- or accepting an Islamic state.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
Brotherhood militants move into Sinai 'to attack army'

Brotherhood militants move into Sinai 'to attack army'

CAIRO, July 9 (UPI) -- Scores of militants linked to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, now locked in an explosive confrontation with the Egyptian army over the ousting of President Mohamed Morsi, a Brotherhood leader, are reported to have moved into the Sinai Peninsula to fight the military.

Cairo under U.N.'s watchful eye

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 9 (UPI) -- Egyptian authorities are reminded of their obligations to bring justice to those suspected of committing human rights abuses, the United Nations said.
Mansour appoints prime minister to choose Egyptian cabinet

Mansour appoints prime minister to choose Egyptian cabinet

CAIRO, July 9 (UPI) -- Interim Egyptian President Adly Mansour Tuesday appointed Hazem Beblawi prime minister and directed him to form a new government, state media reported.

Egypt's warning for America

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 9 (UPI) -- The tragedy in Egypt is a warning to Americans -- imperious executive power is a threat to liberty everywhere.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
WH won't call Morsi's ouster coup; Morsi's followers urge uprising

WH won't call Morsi's ouster coup; Morsi's followers urge uprising

CAIRO, July 8 (UPI) -- The White House didn't call the military ouster of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi a coup as Morsi's followers urged a popular uprising against the military.
Turkey warns of further Egyptian violence

Turkey warns of further Egyptian violence

ANKARA, Turkey, July 8 (UPI) -- The Turkish government said Monday the attacks on demonstrators in Egypt will likely result in more bloodshed in the country.
ElBaradei: Morsi overthrow 'not a coup'

ElBaradei: Morsi overthrow 'not a coup'

CAIRO, July 8 (UPI) -- The overthrow of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi may have been "outside the legal framework" but it wasn't a coup, opposition figure Mohamed ElBaradei said.

Energy companies monitoring events in Egypt

CAIRO, July 8 (UPI) -- Multinational oil companies with operations in Egypt said they were monitoring the national security situation closely.

ElBaradei cancels talk show appearance

WASHINGTON, July 7 (UPI) -- Nabil Fahmy, the former Egyptian ambassador to the United States, said Sunday the ousting of former President Mohamed Morsi was not a military coup.

McCain: U.S. should not support Egyptian coup

WASHINGTON, July 7 (UPI) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Sunday it's tough to say how President Obama should handle aid to Egypt after the country's military overthrew its president.
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Egyptian supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood hold pictures of deposed president Mohamed Morsi as they shout slogans at Rabia al-Adawiyya Square during a protest following the military coup in Cairo, Egypt on July 5, 2013. Shooting could be heard coming from both the Republican Guard and the ranks of the protesters. UPI/Ahmed Jomaa
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