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New Egyptian Petition: Run, General, Run
CAIRO (AP) — A group of Egyptian professionals, lawyers and ex-army officers have launched a campaign to collect signatures urging the country's military chief to run for president, just two months after he ousted the first elected leader.
Egyptian Tanks, Helicopters Push Through Sinai
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An Egyptian military official says troops and tanks backed by helicopter gunships are sweeping through villages in the northern Sinai peninsula near the border with the Palestinian Gaza Strip, on the third day of a major offensive against suspected Islamic extremists.
Egypt’s Military Warns Of Political Maneuvering
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's army chief says the military will not accept political "maneuvering," in thinly veiled warning to the only Islamist party that sided with the army's removal of President Mohammed Morsi but has since had frictions with other factions over forming…
Faces of Celebration in Egypt
There's jubilation on the street of Cairo, in response to the news that Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak will step down after 30 years in office. Check out a gallery from the celebration.
Protests Swell In Egypt [VIDEO]
Many thousands of protestors took to the streets of Cairo on Friday to protest the long rule of President Hosni Mubarak, who they claim has undermined freedoms of Egyptian citizens while neglecting issues like the nation's suffering economy. The recent ousting of a similarly authoritarian Tunis…

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