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  • US 'very concerned' about situation in Egypt

    2013-07-04 05:40

    The United States was "very concerned" about developments in Egypt's political turmoil, the State Department said on Wednesday.

  • UN envoy condemns continuing bloodshed across Iraq

    2013-07-04 05:24

    The UN special envoy to Iraq condemned Wednesday a wave of attacks that claimed dozens of lives across Iraq on Tuesday, urging Iraqi leaders to take measures to protect people.

  • Morsi: Army's roadmap 'complete military coup'

    2013-07-04 05:21

    Egypt's ousted President Mohamed Morsi said that the newly-announced military roadmap for running the country during a transitional period is "a complete military coup" .

  • Egypt's constitutional court chief to take oath

    2013-07-04 05:09

    Adly Mansour, head of Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court, will take oath as temporary head of the country on Thursday, state-run Ahram online reported on Wednesday night.

  • Egyptians would not stay calm: Brotherhood leader

    2013-07-03 16:44

    A senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood's political party warned on Wednesday that the Egyptian people would not stay calm in the face of a "military rebellion".

  • Iran says US sanctions complicate nuke issue

    2013-07-03 15:53

    Iran criticized new round of US sanctions which came into effect on Monday, saying that imposing fresh sanctions only complicates its nuclear issue.

  • Mursi defies army amid its ousting plot

    2013-07-03 08:03

    Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi vowed to stay in power and defend constitutional legitimacy on Wednesday as generals worked on plans to push the Islamist aside within the day and suspend the constitution.

  • Egypt's army set to oust Mursi as clock ticks

    2013-07-03 07:15

    Egypt's army has plans to push Mohamed Mursi aside and suspend the constitution after an all but impossible ultimatum it has given the Islamist president expires in less than 24 hours.

  • 7 killed in Egypt's Tuesday clashes

    2013-07-03 05:58

    Seven people were killed and 72 others injured on Tuesday in clashes between Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's opponents and proponents in Giza governorate, southwest of Cairo.

  • At least 35 killed in wave of attacks across Iraq

    2013-07-03 05:03

    At least 35 people were killed and 151 others wounded on Tuesday in a wave of violent attacks across Iraq -- most of them in the capital city of Baghdad, the police said.

  • 26 killed in wave of bombings in Baghdad

    2013-07-03 03:01

    At least 26 people were killed and 102 others wounded in a wave of bombings in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Tuesday, the police said.

  • Egypt's Mursi rebuffs army ultimatum

    2013-07-02 15:24

    President Mohamed Mursi rebuffed an army ultimatum to force a resolution to Egypt's political crisis, saying on Tuesday that he had not been consulted and would pursue his own plans for national reconciliation.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.