In an announcement that triggered massive jubilation among supporters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi was declared Egypt's new president Sunday.
As Egypt's generals warned of potential chaos, thousands of civilians jammed Tahrir Square late Friday, eager to learn results of last week's runoff election and see the country move away from military rule.
Thousands of Egyptians gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square Tuesday night to protest what they call a coup by Egypt's military rulers and show their support for the Muslim Brotherhood presidential candidate.
What has changed in Egypt more than a year after protestors in Tahrir Square ousted Hosni Mubarak?
Mohamed Morsi is an American-educated engineer who vowed to stand for democracy, women's rights and peaceful relations with Israel if he won the Egyptian presidency.
Egypt's military council formally dissolved parliament Friday, in line with a ruling from the nation's top court, and ordered the building to shut its doors, state media said.
Egypt dissolves parliament and the military gains full authority. Foreign affairs expert says the U.S. stands idly by.
Outside Egypt's top court in Cairo, protest leader Hussein Abdel Rahman wears a sash around his collared shirt emblazoned with a zucchini. The judiciary, he says, has transformed into what the green vegetable means in colloquial language: corruption, nepotism, favoritism.
Former presidential candidate Amr Moussa and historian Khaled Fahmy discuss on the Egyptian Supreme Court's ruling today.
A member of Egypt's Freedom and Justice Party tells CNN's Jim Clancy the outcome of the Mubarak trial is an insult.
Egypt's largest Islamist party, the Muslim Brotherhood, lost its grip on legislative power after the country's highest court declared parliament invalid Thursday.
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on the return of protesters to Tahrir Square where they are angry over new politicians.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood predicted Friday that its presidential candidate Mohamed Morsi will contest a run-off vote with former regime figure Ahmed Shafik, as counting in the country's landmark election got under way.
Abdelmonen Abol Fotoh, an independent moderate Islamist candidate for the Egyptian presidency, and one many tip to become the country's first freely elected leader, if he gets through this week's first round of voting, has been a busy man these last weeks.
Moderate Islamist Abdelmonen Abol Fotoh has gathered support from the left and the right since he was ousted from the Muslim Brotherhood over his decision to run for the Egyptian presidency.
The scene Friday in Cairo's Tahrir Square felt familiar. Only this time, the protest came ahead of critical elections.
Ten candidates, including the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and a former spy chief, have lost their appeal against disqualification from upcoming presidential elections in Egypt, according to official news agency egynews.
Ten of the 23 nominees running for president in Egypt -- including Muslim Brotherhood candidate Khairat el-Shater and former Vice President Omar Suleiman -- have been disqualified and cannot run for the nation's top job, the head of Egypt's executive election committee said Saturday.
The Muslim Brotherhood's candidate for Egyptian president speaks to CNN about the challenges facing Egypt.
Egypt's administrative court has suspended the country's 100-member constitutional assembly, tasked with drafting a new national constitution. But what does that say about the country's progress toward political reform?
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports the Muslim Brotherhood, seen by some as a hard-line Islamist party, might win Egypt's presidency.
A Muslim Brotherhood candidate for next month's presidential elections here lashed out Monday at the eleventh-hour entrance into the race by Omar Suleiman, the former spy chief to deposed strongman Hosni Mubarak.
Marios Maratheftis of Standard Chartered discusses Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the economy.
Sondos Asem has butterflies, formulating answers to questions she expects to be asked and practicing her diction with the devotion of a high school debate champion. The gentle 24-year-old graduate student at the American University in Cairo is in a hotel room in downtown New York, figuring out what to wear on national television. ("This blazer would look good, right?" "Should I wear more color?")
Barely a year after the revolt that toppled longtime strongman Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's long-banned Muslim Brotherhood has become the leading force in the country's new politics.
The political arm of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has announced plans to run one of its leaders in the country's presidential elections in May, reversing an earlier pledge to stay out of the race.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood announces plans to field a candidate for the presidential election in May.
Egypt's military rulers slammed as "baseless slander" recent criticisms from the popular Muslim Brotherhood, saying Sunday that it was wrong to question its intentions regarding the "integrity" of upcoming elections.
A man suffered minor burns after setting himself on fire outside Egypt's parliament during a protest.
Egypt's first presidential election since the ouster last year of Hosni Mubarak will take place on May 23-24, with final results expected June 21, the head of the election commission announced Wednesday.
"The people and the army are one hand," the chant of Egypt's January 25th revolution on the eve of President Hosni Mubarak's resignation, has yielded in the face of toxic gases, rubber bullets and live ammunition from the security forces, composed of army and police, to "the army and the police are one dirty hand."
The Muslim Brotherhood is expected to win the most seats in Egypt's parliamentary elections.
Egyptians in Cairo and several cities headed to the polls Sunday in the first stage of elections for the upper house of parliament.
Two Islamist parties won about 70% of the seats in the Egyptian election for the lower house of parliament, according to electoral commission figures released Saturday.
Egypt's top political parties have agreed to nominate a member of the Muslim Brotherhood as the nation's next parliament speaker, the first time in decades that an Islamist would hold that post.
The final runoff of Egypt's first free elections in recent memory has ended and the result is clear: Islamist parties have swept the popular vote.
Egyptians headed to the polls Wednesday for a critical round of voting to shape the new parliament and help determine how much power Islamists will hold in building the country's next government.
CNN's Fareed Zakaria explains why different symbols appeared on the ballot in Egypt's recent elections.
The military council that runs Egypt and an Islamist party that has done well in parliamentary elections accused each other Thursday of plotting a dictatorship.
Religious political parties in Egypt say their election success is a sign of true democracy. CNN's Jim Clancy reports.
Egypt's Islamists claimed victory in the first round of parliamentary elections since President Hosni Mubarak was forced out of office in February.
CNN's Jim Clancy interviews Amre Moussa, the former secertary-general of the Arab League.
The strong performance of Islamist parties in the Egyptian elections this week raised eyebrows in some Western capitals.
Islamist parties that appeared to make significant inroads in Egypt's first round of parliamentary elections last week should "embrace democratic norms and rules" by creating a government that respects the full range of human rights, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday.
Jim Clancy reports from Egypt on historic elections that saw a 62% turnout and Muslim Brotherhood winning most votes.
Islamist parties made dramatic advances in Egypt's parliamentary elections during the first round of voting for lawmakers this week, a result reflecting a growing embrace of religious-oriented sentiment across turbulent North Africa.
Results from this week's election in Egypt are expected Saturday, the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces said.
They were outside every polling station I visited in Cairo: earnest young men bent over laptops on rickety tables, checking names and ID numbers against voting lists, explaining to people where they were supposed to vote, and, in light of Egypt's wildly complicated electoral system, how to vote.
For Christians, the wild celebrations of Mardi Gras come before the solemnity of Lent, a last chance to celebrate before the abstinence marking the 40 days to Good Friday and Easter.
The Muslim Brotherhood is using its women to help rebrand as more moderate, but will they practice what they preach?
Tens of thousands of people demonstrated Friday in Tahrir Square, where they called for the implementation of Islamic law in Egypt.
What does the Muslim Brotherhood stand to gain in the new Egypt? CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
Islam Lotfy may look like your average 35-year-old Cairene. He's dark, clean-shaven, slightly chubby and wears glasses. There's nothing in his appearance that hints at his Islamist identity, save for the prayer mark on his forehead.
The Obama administration is open to dialogue with the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday about the Islamist group.
Since President Hosni Mubarak fell in February, Egypt has become a freer country in many ways. But the ruling military council is continuing his tradition of using the threat of an Islamist takeover to perpetuate a government under which one political force can lord over all others.
Most recently the question is being asked about Syria. Before, we wondered about the rebels in Libya. Before that, Egypt. The U.S. is winging it.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood will run candidates in about half of the Parliamentary seats in the September elections, the group announced Saturday.
Throngs of people crowded into Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday in an effort to inject new life into Egypt's revolution and push the country's ruling military council to prosecute the former president, Hosni Mubarak, who stepped down under immense popular pressure on February 11.
Thousands protested against what they call the failures of Egypt's ruling military council CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
Dr. Abdulmonem Hresha knows first hand how Moammar Gadhafi's regime works. He says the seeds of his opposition were sown when he was age 10.
Egyptians are still basking in the glow of their successful revolution. Taxi drivers in Cairo proudly point out revolutionary landmarks as street vendors hawk revolutionary trinkets. Revolutionary banners drape highway overpasses, and new advertising campaigns on billboards and television appeal to a national spirit of rebirth and reconstruction.
Hosni Mubarak's resignation resurrected a tsunami wave of articles and commentaries on whether Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood would now come to power. And yet, few have asked why the primary leaders of grassroots revolt in Egypt and across the Arab world curiously have not been Islamic organizations.
The nation's top intelligence officials told senators they used not only intelligence but clues in social media to keep abreast of recent uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, but they admitted the task is a daunting one given the overwhelming amount of information available.
The nation's top intelligence officer sought to clarify Wednesday a comment that was roundly criticized when he said that the Muslim Brotherhood was a "secular" group.
The Muslim Brotherhood announces it'll form a political party. CNN's Mary Snow has more.
Egypt's banned Muslim Brotherhood will apply to become a political party, it announced Tuesday.
Even the most hardened realist couldn't help but shed a tear when the news broke that pro-democracy protesters succeeded in ousting the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
A Muslim Brotherhood leader says Egypt is ready for democracy and they will not submit a candidate for president.
One of the biggest questions hanging over the Egyptian revolution is the role of the Muslim Brotherhood. It's impossible to fully understand the importance of the Brotherhood's position today without referring to its violent past and its efforts since the 1970s to position itself as a mainstream religious and political movement in Egypt.
Despite reports this week of a return to normalcy on the Egyptian street, the situation on the ground is anything but: Protests continue while statements from the nation's leaders have served only to maintain or even stoke the tinderbox status of negotiations.
Keeping with the low-profile it has adopted in Egypt's uprising, the Muslim Brotherhood said Wednesday it wants to promote democracy but does not intend to field a candidate for president.
Since the eruption of the Egyptian revolution last month, I have been on Tahrir Square with millions of other Egyptians calling for freedom and dignity. Over these weeks the square has been filled with people from all walks of life: young and old, Muslim and Copt, rural and urban, rich and poor, secularists and observant Muslims.
Anderson Cooper speaks with CNN's David Gergen and Jill Dougherty about the Obama administration's approach to Egypt.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood needs to be treated with caution, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair warned Monday.
Anti-government protesters took to the streets for the 13th day as the Egyptian government showed signs of cracking.
One Middle Eastern dictatorship has been toppled and another is hanging on for dear life. And the terrorist organization that casts itself as the vanguard in the struggle to overthrow "un-Islamic" Arab regimes had absolutely nothing to do with it.
CNN's Ivan Watson reports from a packed Tahrir Square on a day of prayer and peaceful demonstrations.
An Iranian-style theocratic regime in turbulent Egypt would be a nightmare for Washington and a dream for Tehran, but it's a no-go scenario for some scholars of the Middle East.
Islamist leaders say they will go ahead with protests Friday here in the capital despite a meeting with King Abdullah II.
Opposition groups in Jordan are upset with King Abdullah II's choice for a new prime minister, saying the decision should have been made in a different way.
The director of Middle East studies at Fordham University looks at the unrest in Egypt and beyond.
With protests sweeping Egypt, there are fears the Muslim Brotherhood may take over. Richard Greene reports.
The protests rocking Egypt have been described as leaderless, but this is not exactly true.
The scenes in Egypt have been dramatic, as thousands turn out onto the streets demanding that President Hosni Mubarak resign after 30 years in power.
The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt this week urged its followers to protest after Friday prayers -- the first time in the latest wave of unrest the group has made such a call.
In August last year, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak was not happy with Saudi Arabia. He complained that the Saudis appeared to be funding an opposition candidate, Anwar Ibrahim, in upcoming elections.
Egyptians went to the polls Sunday for a second round of parliamentary elections, even though two major opposition parties are boycotting the vote in protest at what they called cheating in the first round last week.
Egypt's largest opposition group, the Muslim Brotherhood, will boycott runoff parliamentary elections scheduled for Sunday, a member of the party said Wednesday.
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports from Egypt on elections that have raised eyebrows.
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on the Muslim Brotherhood candidate's struggle in the Egypt election campaign.
Egyptian voters headed to the polls Sunday in parliamentary elections that critics have said could be tainted by fraud and intimidation.
Shubra al Khaima is an urban wasteland of towering smoke stacks, low-rent apartment blocks and narrow, dusty alleys --where election banners do little to brighten the lives of Egypt's poor.
A major human rights group called on Egyptian authorities Sunday to refrain from harassing candidates and their supporters after security forces reportedly arrested hundreds of activists from the biggest opposition bloc.
CNN's Ben Wedeman reports that few Egyptians have faith that elections will change anything.
Streets in major Egyptian cities appeared calm Saturday, a day after clashes erupted between security forces and opposition supporters, state media and eyewitnesses said.
Egypt's largest opposition movement announced Saturday that it will participate in the country's parliamentary elections next month, according to a statement on the group's website.
Police have rounded up several prominent leaders of the banned Muslim Brotherhood, the country's largest opposition movement, sources with the group said.