Topic: Tom Perry
The Egyptian president's national security adviser said on Wednesday that a "military coup" was under way and army and police violence was expected to remove pro-Morsi demonstrators. A travel ban was issued for Morsi and leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood.
19 are reported dead after a balloon crash in Luxor, Egypt. The dawn hot air balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings is popular with tourists, even after the post-Mubarak tourism slump.
Egyptian police fired tear gas at protesters demonstrating against Morsi's call for a referendum on a new constitution.
Muslim Brotherhood candidates will get 40 percent of the seats in Egypt's parliament, early results indicate. The Muslim Brotherhood, banned by Mubarak for decades, will now move into power.
12/01/2011 08:49 am
Terrorism & Security With Gilad Shalit prisoner swap done, Israelis and Palestinians debate its impact
Now that Gilad Shalit is back in Israel and the Palestinian prisoners have been released, Israelis weigh the potential cost of the deal and Palestinians examine how it shifts the Hamas-Fatah split.
10/18/2011 09:55 am