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Local Egyptians React To Ouster Of President Morsi

They want a democracy do-over. Egypt’s first democratically elected president was removed from power after barely a year in office.

07/03/2013

Egyptians celebrate in Cairo’s Tahrir Square (Photo credit: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: President Obama Supports Egypt’s President-elect Mohammed Morsi

President Barack Obama called Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s president-elect, to congratulate him on winning the historic democratic election.

06/25/2012

Luke Gates, 21, of Bloomington, Ind., was one of three American students arrested in Egypt on Nov. 22, 2011, amid violent protests in Tahrir Square in Cairo. (Photo Courtesy WISH-TV)

Indiana University Student Among 3 Americans Arrested In Cairo

Three American students have been arrested in Egypt, including a young man from Indiana. The three students were among the tens of thousands of protesters who flooded Cairo’s central square, where violent clashes broke out between police and the crowds.

11/22/2011