Monday, January 28, 2013
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi pled with opposition leaders in Egypt to help him deal with a new wave of unrest around the country. Meanwhile, a state of emergency has been declared in areas along the Suez Canal. David Kirkpatrick is a reporter for our partner The New York Times.
Monday, November 26, 2012
David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, WNYC contributor and author of Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power, talks about the latest moves by Egyptian president Morsi and how the U.S. is responding.
Monday, August 13, 2012
The new civilian president of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, has called on Egyptians to rally behind him after he removed one of the most powerful military men from the armed forces.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Last month, the Egyptian high court and military generals dissolved the country’s parliament. But on Sunday, President Morsi decreed that the legislature — dominated by his fellow Islamists — should reconvene. In short, Egypt’s new president, sworn in only a week ago, is on a collision course with the country’s judicial and military leadership.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Egypt’s president-elect Mohamed Morsi plans to appoint a woman and a Coptic Christian as two of his vice presidents. Will this calm fears about the Muslim Brotherhood?
Monday, June 25, 2012
Crowds erupted in this weekend when officials announced that Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi won Egypt’s first democratic presidential election. A power struggle with the still powerful military is likely to come, so how much does the election truly mean?