Mohamed Morsi

Europe Shies Away from Cutting Aid for Egypt

The European Union stopped short of agreeing immediate cuts in financial or military assistance to Cairo on Wednesday, as the bloc's foreign ministers held emergency talks to find ways to help bring an end to violence in Egypt.

Egypt Arrests Muslim Brotherhood’s Leader

Military detains Mohamed Badie, the Brotherhood's general guide after bloody clashes

Egypt's army-backed authorities detained the Muslim Brotherhood's leader on Tuesday, signaling their determination to crush the group and silence protests against the ousting of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. The arrest of Mohamed Badie, 70, the Brotherhood's general guide, followed the bloody suppression of rallies demanding the reinstatement of Egypt's first freely elected president, who was toppled by the military last month.

Obama Policies Turning Egypt Against U.S.

Pro-military Egyptians want to shift to Russian alliance

The Obama administration support for Muslim Brotherhood Islamists in Egypt is driving the powerful military there against the United States and toward Moscow, according to U.S. officials and reports from the region.

Timeline: Egypt In Crisis

Here is a short timeline of events in Egypt since Islamist President Mohamed Mursi was toppled by the military after weeks of mass unrest against his rule: