Feb 3, 2011

White House, Egypt Discuss Mubarak Exit Plan

White House, Egypt Discuss Mubarak Exit Plan

Senior Obama administration officials are discussing a plan with high-level Egyptian officials that would cede power to Vice President Omar Suleiman, the New York Times reports.

Feb 3, 2011

Muslim Brotherhood Strategist Calls for Mubarak Trial

Muslim Brotherhood Strategist Calls for Mubarak Trial

A longtime strategist for the Muslim Brotherhood said Thursday that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his senior associates must be put on trial and held to account for their “crimes” against the Egyptian...

Feb 3, 2011

GOP Divided Over Obama Response to Egypt

GOP Divided Over Obama Response to Egypt

Party leaders work to portray a united front while possible 2012 presidential hopefuls assail the Obama administration.

Feb 3, 2011

Egypt's PM Apologizes After Night of Violence

Egypt's PM Apologizes After Night of Violence

Protesters' camp hit by gunfire with at least five killed overnight.

Feb 4, 2011

Egyptians Gather for "Friday of Departure" Demonstration

Egyptians Gather for "Friday of Departure" Demonstration

Thousands of Egyptians barricaded themselves in Cairo's Tahrir Square before a "Friday of Departure," on which they hope embattled President Hosni Mubarak will vacate his office.

Feb 2, 2011

Egypt's Neighbors Share Catalysts for Unrest

Egypt's Neighbors Share Catalysts for Unrest

The odds of unrest spreading elsewhere in the Middle East depend heavily on a volatile mix of the conditions that sparked revolt in Egypt and Tunisia.

Feb 3, 2011

Gunfire Breaks Out as Mubarak Allies and Foes Clash

Gunfire Breaks Out as Mubarak Allies and Foes Clash

Supporters of the beleagured leader open fire in Tahrir square, a witness says.

Feb 2, 2011

Protesters Still Defiant After Mubarak Announcement

Protesters Still Defiant After Mubarak Announcement

President Obama says transition "must begin now" after Hosni Mubarak pledges not to run again.

Feb 2, 2011

U.S.: Time is Running Out for Mubarak

U.S.: Time is Running Out for Mubarak

"This is a train out of control now," says a senior U.S. official.

Feb 1, 2011

Tourists Leave Egypt in Mass Exodus

Tourists Leave Egypt in Mass Exodus

More than 18,000 passengers swarm Cairo International Airport, as countries step up evacuations.

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Dems, GOP Battle Over Next SCOTUS Pick

Dems, GOP Battle Over Next SCOTUS Pick

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Pope to Lead Mass in Mexico's Crime-Ridden Suburb

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