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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.

154 killed during Mohamed Morsi's rule

CAIRO, July 7 (UPI) -- More than 150 Egyptians were killed during President Mohamed Morsi's rule, the Arab Network for Human Rights Information said.
Egypt yet to choose interim prime minister

Egypt yet to choose interim prime minister

CAIRO, July 7 (UPI) -- The nomination of Nobel Prize laureate Mohamed ElBaradei to be Egypt's next prime minister has been put on hold, an official said.
Report: ElBaradei to be named Egyptian prime minister

Report: ElBaradei to be named Egyptian prime minister

CAIRO, July 6 (UPI) -- Nobel laureate Mohamed ElBaradei is to be named Egypt's prime minister, the state news agency said Saturday.
Mubarak trial adjourned until Aug. 17

Mubarak trial adjourned until Aug. 17

CAIRO, July 6 (UPI) -- The trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was put on hold by the judge for more than a month Saturday as the nation's political upheaval persisted.
At least 30 reported dead in Egyptian political violence

At least 30 reported dead in Egyptian political violence

CAIRO, July 5 (UPI) -- At least 30 people were killed in Egypt Friday and Saturday in fighting between soldiers and supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi, witnesses said.

Crude oil tops $103

NEW YORK, July 5 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices in New York topped $103 per barrel Friday morning in a continuing reaction to tensions in Egypt.
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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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