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Clinton will be first foreign official to visit President-elect Morsi

Others | 28 June 2012
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be the first foreign official to visit Egypt's President-elect Mohamed Morsi, sources at Cairo International Airport told the Al-Ahram Arabic language news website Wednesday. .. More

Families of Port Said victims protest in front of Police Academy

Others | 28 June 2012
Relatives of Ahly Club supporters who were killed in the Port Said football stadium last February blocked the road outside the Police Academy in Cairo on Wednesday. They were protesting the Port Said Criminal Court’s decision that they cannot attend the trial of the 75 defendants in the case. .. More

Free Egyptians Party launches national reconciliation initiative

Others | 28 June 2012
The liberal Free Egyptians Party has announced it will launch a series of talks with other parties on holding a conference on national reconciliation. Cultural, social, economic and political figures would be invited. .. More

Egypt's ElBaradei denies he was offered top post in Morsi govt

Others | 28 June 2012
Prominent Egyptian reform campaigner Mohamed ElBaradei has not been offered the premiership – or any government post – by President-elect Mohamed Morsi or the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Shukry Fouad, co-founder of ElBaradei's as-yet-unlicensed Constitution Party, said on Wednesday. .. More

We won't tolerate power transfer to traitors, Suleiman supporters say

Others | 28 June 2012
Supporters of former Vice President Omar Suleiman have warned the ruling military council on Wednesday that they “will not tolerate handing Egypt over to terrorists and traitors.” .. More

Court postpones lawsuit against Constituent Assembly formation

Others | 27 June 2012
The Administrative Court on Tuesday postponed a lawsuit challenging the formation of the Constituent Assembly tasked with drafting the country's new constitution until 1 September, to hear the government's account. .. More

Morsy meets with interior minister, who sources expect will remain in position

Others | 27 June 2012
Security sources expected Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim to remain in his position after President-elect Mohamed Morsy met on Tuesday with the ministry’s senior officials at the Police Academy. .. More

Defeated presidential candidate to form political party: Shafiq campaign

Others | 27 June 2012
The electoral campaign of vanquished presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq announced Tuesday that the last Mubarak-era premier planned to establish a new Egyptian political party as soon as he returned from making the Umrah pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia... More

SCAF will not appoint PM or cabinet, says FJP's Farid Ismail

Others | 27 June 2012
Farid Ismail, a member of the Freedom and Justice Party's executive office, stated on Tuesday that president-elect Mohamed Morsi will have the authority to appoint the cabinet and its ministers, with no interference from the military council. .. More

Former Egypt security chief to face new trial

Others | 27 June 2012
The former head of Egypt's feared State Security Investigations will stand trial for destroying records, state media reported Tuesday, after a previous acquittal on charges of killing protesters. .. More

Cabinet to submit resignation on Monday

Others | 26 June 2012
The cabinet of Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri is meeting Monday to submit its resignation to President-elect Mohamed Morsy, who would in his turn request it to continue until a new government is formed. .. More

Shafiq: Polling results should be respected

Others | 26 June 2012
Defeated presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq has said that professionalism requires respect for rivals, urging his winning competitor Mohamed Morsy to work on restoring security to the country. .. More

Mubarak’s health deteriorates after hearing of Morsy’s victory

Others | 26 June 2012
Former President Hosni Mubarak’s health deteriorated immediately after he heard that Mohamed Morsy became the president of Egypt, sources told Al-Masry Al-Youm. .. More

Egypt's Mursi says wants to expand Iran ties

Others | 26 June 2012
Egypt's Islamist President-elect Mohammed Mursi said in an interview with Iran's Fars news agency published on Monday that he wanted to expand ties with Tehran to create a strategic "balance" in the region. .. More

Morsy inherits presidency as Egyptian pound is at 7-year low

Others | 26 June 2012
CAIRO — Egypt's currency, the pound, weakened to its lowest against the US dollar in more than seven years on Sunday as the country waited to see if a former military officer or a member of the Muslim Brotherhood would be its next president. .. More

Shafiq campaigners in disbelief, hysteria following election loss

Others | 25 June 2012
Ahmed Shafiq’s campaigners were shocked, dismayed and in utter disbelief after the Presidential Elections Commission’s announcement that the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy had won the runoff in the presidential election. .. More

Gazans celebrate Brotherhood victory, Hamas hopes for new focus on Palestine

Others | 25 June 2012
The Gaza Strip erupted in into celebration on Sunday after news that the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate won the presidency in neighboring Egypt, with one person killed by celebratory gunfire. .. More

ElBaradei, Abul-Fotouh, Sabbahi in reported talks over proposed 'salvation' government

Others | 25 June 2012
Reports have emerged that a series of negotiations were held on Friday and Saturday between reformer campaigner and Constitution Party founder Mohamed El-Baradei and eliminated presidential contenders Abdel-Moneim Abul-Fotouh and Hamdeen Sabbahi over the formation of a proposed 'national salvation' government. .. More

Israel respects Morsy's win, seeks cooperation

Others | 25 June 2012
JERUSALEM — Israel voiced respect on Sunday for the victory of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt's presidential election, calling on the new administration in Cairo to maintain the countries' peace accord. .. More

Turkish Ambassador congratulates Egypt

Others | 25 June 2012
The Egyptian presidential election results mean that Egypt’s seat at the table of democracy and its accession to the family of democratic nations await, said the Turkish Ambassador in Cairo, Huseyin Avni Botsali, in the first reaction by a foreign ambassador to the Presidential Elections Commission’s announcement naming Mohamed Morsy as Egypt’s new president. .. More

Turkish Ambassador congratulates Egypt

Others | 25 June 2012
The Egyptian presidential election results mean that Egypt’s seat at the table of democracy and its accession to the family of democratic nations await, said the Turkish Ambassador in Cairo, Huseyin Avni Botsali, in the first reaction by a foreign ambassador to the Presidential Elections Commission’s announcement naming Mohamed Morsy as Egypt’s new president. .. More