Mohammed Mursi

Clashes flare at pro-Morsi march in Egyptian city, one dead

A high school student was killed when opponents and supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi clashed in the city of Suez on Wednesday night, medical and security sources said.

Oct 03, 2013, 13:53 PM IST

UN rights chief demands probe into Egypt crackdown

UN rights chief Navi Pillay demanded a wide-ranging probe into the bloody crackdown by Egyptian security forces on Muslim Brotherhood protesters.

Aug 15, 2013, 22:06 PM IST

Mohamed Morsi refused referendum before ouster: Defence minister

Egypt`s ousted president Mohamed Morsi had refused to hold a referendum over the people`s demands before mass protests began June 30, Defence Minister Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said.

Jul 15, 2013, 09:09 AM IST

US lawmakers call for stability in Egypt

Charlotte Florance, from the Heritage Foundation, said democracy lovers need not shed many tears over the apparent coup, saying that Morsi was no defender of democratic rights.

Jul 04, 2013, 09:29 AM IST

Barack Obama takes cautious stand on crisis in Egypt

Striking a cautious balance, US President Barack Obama stopped short of condemning Egyptian military`s removal of President Mohamed Morsi.

Jul 04, 2013, 09:12 AM IST

Mursi vows to stake his life for Egypt as Army deadline looms

Mursi on Wednesday remained adamant on his stance refusing to resign and said that he would stake his life for protecting "constitutional legitimacy".

Jul 03, 2013, 14:24 PM IST

Tension prevails in Egypt ahead of Mursi deadline

Ahead of the deadline demanding the Egypt president to step down passes, the supporters and the opponents of Mohammed Mursi gathered on the streets in Cairo.

Jul 02, 2013, 21:58 PM IST

Dutch journalist raped in Egypt’s Tahrir Square

A group of five men raped a Dutch journalist in Cairo`s central Tahrir Square as millions of protestors took to streets demanding the ouster of President Mohammed Mursi.

Jul 02, 2013, 12:17 PM IST

Egypt crisis: Mursi rejects Army`s 48-hour ultimatum

Hours after Egyptian Army issued a 48-hour ultimatum to Mohammed Mursi, the President issued a statement rejecting the Army warning and vowing to continue with his national reconciliation plan to resolve the crisis.

Jul 02, 2013, 11:21 AM IST

Ultimatum to Mursi `not a military coup’, says Egypt Army

Egyptian Army denied that the 48 hours ultimatum given to President Mohammed Mursi , was a military coup, reports said Tuesday.

Jul 02, 2013, 09:46 AM IST

Vociferous anti-Mursi protests sweep Egypt

Egypt was on the edge as protest rallies demanding Mohammed Mursi`s ouster and early elections kicked off across the deeply polarised country on the first anniversary of his presidency, raising fears of an escalation in violence.

Jul 01, 2013, 21:55 PM IST

Egypt Army gives 48-hour ultimatum to Mursi, 16 dead in clashes

Egypt`s President Mohammed Mursi has been given ultimatum by the country`s powerful Army that it will intervene if people`s demands were not met within 48 hours.

Jul 01, 2013, 09:20 AM IST

Offices of Egypt Islamist party torched

Two offices of the Freedom and Justice Party, the political arm of President Mohammed Mursi`s Muslim Brotherhood, were torched on Friday as rival rallies were held across Egypt.

Jun 29, 2013, 01:05 AM IST

Clashes as Egypt leader`s backers, foes rally

Thousands of backers and opponents of Egypt`s Islamist president Mohammed Mursi held rallies in Caio and clashes erupted between them.

Jun 28, 2013, 23:33 PM IST

Mursi admits ‘mistakes’ ahead of planned protests

In a nationally televised address that marked his one year as Egypt President, Mursi said that the unresy would bring chaos and threaten the democracy.

Jun 27, 2013, 13:35 PM IST

Egyptian military deploys troops, tanks around Cairo

Some of the tanks are located in the square of Rab`a al- Adawiyah in east Cairo where Islamists intend to stage massive protests on Friday in support of President Mursi, who would complete his one year in office this weekend.

Jun 27, 2013, 09:33 AM IST

Mursi supporters, opponents clash in Egypt, 1 dead

Security and hospital officials say clashes between supporters and opponents of Egypt`s Islamist president have killed at least one person and injured scores.

Jun 27, 2013, 00:09 AM IST

Military won`t step in: Egypt`s presidency

An Egyptian presidential spokesman on Tuesday dismissed an apparent threat by the military to both Egypt`s president and opposition that it would step in if political fighting descends into chaos.

Jun 25, 2013, 10:10 AM IST

Mursi-appointed controversial Luxor Governor resigns

Luxor`s new Governor said he has resigned to avoid bloodshed after his appointment stirred a controversy.

Jun 23, 2013, 22:28 PM IST

Interpol asked to arrest accused in Mursi jailbreak

An Egyptian court asked the Interpol to arrest Hamas and Hezbollah militants who stormed a prison in 2011 and freed 34 Islamist leaders, including President Mohammed Mursi.

Jun 23, 2013, 19:13 PM IST