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Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood Leaders Charged With Inciting Murder

Egypt’s chief prosecutor ordered former president Mohamed Morsi and other Muslim Brotherhood leaders on Sunday to stand trial on charges including inciting murder, the state news media reported. The order seemed to extinguish hope of a political resolution that would bring the Brotherhood out from underground and back into the …

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First Look at Egypt's Constitutional Declaration

While Mohammed  Morsi might be out of power, one significant feature from his year in office isn’t, namely the potential for receiving major government announcements while Egyptians are actually supposed to be sleeping. Almost exactly at midnight, Egypt’s anticipated new constitutional declaration has finally come out into the light, setting …

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First Look at Egypt’s Constitutional Declaration

While Mohammed  Morsi might be out of power, one significant feature from his year in office isn’t, namely the potential for receiving major government announcements while Egyptians are actually supposed to be sleeping. Almost exactly at midnight, Egypt’s anticipated new constitutional declaration has finally come out into the light, setting …

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The Battle over Egypt’s Judiciary

Egypt’s elected Islamists have locked horns in a struggle with the judiciary that veers between full confrontation and guarded accommodation. Islamists’ concerns about the judiciary are not unfounded, but as the dominant political actors in the country today, the choice between confrontation and accommodation is largely theirs to make.

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