Egypt’s military-backed authorities arrested the Muslim Brotherhood’s supreme leader on Tuesday, dealing a serious blow to the embattled movement at a time when it is struggling to keep up street protests against the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi in the face of a harsh government crackdown.
Turkey’s prime minister is pointing the finger at Israel for the toppling of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood government.
A number of international companies have suspended operations in Egypt as three days of violent street battles make the streets of Cairo unsafe.
President Barack Obama says he’s having a “great time as always” on vacation on Martha’s Vineyard.
The Muslim Brotherhood called for nationwide marches after Friday prayers and a “day of rage” to denounce this week’s unprecedented bloodshed.
President Barack Obama is calling for an end to the violence in Egypt a day after 525 people were killed in protests across the country.
According to CBS News, the Egyptian Health Ministry said Thursday that the death toll from clashes between police and supporters of the country’s ousted president had risen to 421 and are expected to continue rising.
The Obama administration is condemning Wednesday’s violence in Egypt that has left nearly 150 people dead.
Egypt’s presidency said Wednesday that diplomatic efforts to peacefully resolve the standoff between the country’s military-backed interim leadership and the Muslim Brotherhood have failed.
NPR radio host John Harwood conducted a tense interview with Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday when he continued to press the Kentucky Republican on a former staffer who has since been dubbed “The Southern Avenger,” by those accusing him of racism.