Egypt on the Brink of Collapse?


Despite the appointment of an interim president and the prospect of elections next year, Mohamed Morsi's ouster has severely divided the population.
  • Egypt:  Nation on Brink of Collapse

    Deutsche Welle, 9 July 2013

    Since the ousting of President Morsi, Egypt has been in a state of chaos. The Muslim Brotherhood rejects the newly appointed head of the interim government and plans for new ... read more »

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  • Egypt:  African Union Breaks Ranks With World on Egypt

    Institute for Security Studies, 10 July 2013

    The dominant sentiment among members of the international community towards President Mohamed Morsi's forcible ouster has been one of ambivalence and acceptance. The European Union ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Massacre Leaves Egypt Dangerously Divided

    ThinkAfricaPress, 9 July 2013

    It is crucial that Egypt's interim government reassures Muslim Brotherhood supporters and proves its inclusive credentials. read more »

  • Egypt:  Muslim Brotherhood Rejects Egypt Transition Plan

    Voice of America, 9 July 2013

    The Muslim Brotherhood said it wants nothing to do with a plan by Egypt's interim president to amend the constitution and hold fresh elections. read more »

  • Egypt:  U.S. Denies Calling On Egyptian Army to Release Morsi

    Egypt State Information Service, 9 July 2013

    The US State Department denied on Monday 8/7/2013 calling on the Egyptian army to release ousted President Mohamed Morsi or any Muslim Brotherhood members. read more »

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  • Egypt:  Death Toll in Cairo Clashes Set at 54

    Aswat Masriya, 9 July 2013

    Investigations have revealed that 54 people were killed, mostly by gunfire, in violent confrontations between supporters of ousted President Mohamed Mursi and security forces by ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Neither Coup Nor Revolution

    AfricaFocus, 8 July 2013

    "We did not launch this revolution nor risk our lives only to change the players. We wanted to change the rules of the game. That was the mandate we gave to Morsy. He has failed in ... read more »

A child looks at a poster of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi outside Raba al-Adwyia Mosque, in Nasr City, Cairo.

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