08/13/2013 . By TIMEP

Tensions remained high as the standoff between security forces and supporters of deposed President Muhammad Morsi continued. A group of supporters of Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood marched to the

08/10/2013 . By TIMEP

The Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, the most important Islamic figure in Egypt, began an attempt at national reconciliation to avoid bloodshed. Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb has begun reaching out to political

08/09/2013 . By TIMEP

At least four members of the militant Islamist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis were killed in an explosion. An Egyptian security official, speaking anonymously to the Associated Press, said that an

08/07/2013 . By TIMEP

The Egyptian presidency announced that intervention efforts by various foreign governments and bodies had failed. The Egyptian government blamed the Muslim Brotherhood for the collapse of the talks. Interim President

08/04/2013 . By TIMEP

There was a renewed international effort to provide a political solution to the ongoing political crisis in Egypt. Representatives from the United States, the European Union, and several Gulf states

07/30/2013 . By TIMEP

A “million-man march” titled “Martyrs of the Coup,” organized by the National Coalition for Supporting Legitimacy, marched from Al-Fath Mosque in Ramses and Al-Nour Mosque in Abbasiya toward the Raba’a

07/25/2013 . By TIMEP

Tensions rose as anticipated mass demonstrations called for by both Defense Minister el-Sisi and leading pro-Morsi figures drew one day closer. Continuing his prior calls for Egyptians to reject the

07/24/2013 . By TIMEP

In a speech at a military graduation ceremony, el-Sisi urged Egyptians to counter Muslim Brotherhood supporters on Friday—the day on which such marches have become expected—and to give him a “mandate” to

07/21/2013 . By TIMEP

In the Sinai, the spate of violent attacks continued as reports emerged that six people were killed and around 10 injured in “at least 10 attacks” in Arish and Rafah.

07/17/2013 . By TIMEP

Egypt’s general prosecutor ordered the arrest of Essam Sultan, a leading member of the Wasat Party, a moderate Islamist party, for “insulting the judiciary.” The detention of four Muslim Brotherhood