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Sisi makes pre-vote campaign splash in Egypt

A huge poster of former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stands tall near Cairo`s iconic Tahrir Square, one of thousands that have sprung up across Egypt.

Egyptian Interior Ministry official assassinated

Armed assailants Tuesday shot dead a senior official of the Egyptian interior ministry near his house in Giza province.

Egypt`s Tahrir Square gears up for rallies

Egypt`s Army-backed interim government is sprucing up Cairo`s famed Tahrir Square ahead of planned celebrations in honor of the military this weekend. Supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi are also planning counter-rallies in the square.

Egypt: Journalist and lawyer held in crackdown

An Egyptian labor lawyer and a journalist have been detained, raising rights activists` concerns that the military-led government is widening its crackdown to include non-Islamist critics of its policies.

Brotherhood demands fact-finding panel for detainees

Muslim Brotherhood has demanded the formation of an independent fact-finding committee to carry out surprise inspections of detention centres and investigate all violations committed against prisoners.

US criticizes arrest of Brotherhood leader in Egypt

The United States on Tuesday criticized the arrest of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie in Egypt.

US military aid to Egypt has stopped: Senate aide

The United States has halted military aid to Egypt, a Senate aide said on Tuesday, describing what would be a rebuke of the once stalwart US ally`s crackdown on Islamist opponents and the military ouster of its president.

UN political affairs chief to hold dialogue in Cairo

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said Under Secretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman will "have a wide range of dialogue" in Cairo, Egypt, starting Tuesday amid the ongoing violence in that country.

No US solution to quell chaos in Egypt, Syria: Experts

While the political situation unravels in Egypt and a civil war rages in Syria, American analysts believe the US may be out of options to quell the bloodshed.

`No US credibility in Middle East after Obama`s mishandling of Egypt crisis`

US Senator John McCain has slammed President Barack Obama for his handling of the crisis in Egypt.

Egypt considers disbanding Muslim Brotherhood

Egyptian authorities are considering disbanding the Muslim Brotherhood group, spokesman for the Egyptian Cabinet said.

Diplomatic push to resolve Egypt crisis

A senior US envoy held talks in Egypt on Sunday amid efforts to resolve the stand-off between supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and the army-installed interim government.

Where is Mohamed Morsi? Egypt`s extreme ways to keep a secret

The military also has reportedly moved Morsi at least three times.

US to deliver four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt despite unrest

The US is moving ahead with plans to deliver four F-16s to Egypt despite the ongoing debate about the military toppling Morsi.

Amid Egypt crisis, India worries over oil bill

India`s oil import bill will be a matter of concern if oil prices shoot up further, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Sunday.

Lava bubbling below the surface, warns Pak daily

There is "a lava bubbling under the surface" in Pakistan, said an editorial in a Pakistani daily as it commented on the political upheaval in Tunisia and Egypt.

Egypt turmoil: Evacuated Indians thank AI, govt

More than 300 Indians evacuated from Egypt in the midst of a political upheaval, reached Mumbai.

US’ role in Egypt crisis `shameful`: Venezuelan Prez

The socialist Hugo Chavez has generally cast himself as pro-Arab.