Egypt's top prosecutor reached an agreement with the country's president to keep his job on Saturday despite earlier attempts to remove him, ending a standoff that had prompted accusations of interference in judicial affairs.
- 27 March, 2013 -- Egypt court challenges Morsi over top prosecutor
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian appeals court on Wednesday annulled a presidential decree appointing the top prosecutor in a new challenge by the judiciary to Islamist President Mohammed Morsi that throws the country's legal system into confusion.
- 28 April, 2013 -- Egypt president, judges compromising on reform law
CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian president's office indicated Sunday a compromise has been reached with the judiciary to defuse an uproar over a proposed law that would have forced out thousands of the country's most senior judges.
- 20 December, 2012 -- Egypt’s prosecutor general withdraws resignation
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's prosecutor general appointed by Islamist President Mohammed Morsi has withdrawn his resignation days after submitting it in a move expected to cause uproar ahead of a key vote on the country's draft constitution.
- 5 December, 2012 -- Violence erupts outside Egypt presidential palace
Supporters and opponents of Egyptian leader Mohammed Morsi pelted each other with rocks and firebombs and fought with sticks outside the presidential palace in Cairo on Wednesday, as a new round of protests deepened the country's political crisis.
- 5 December, 2012 -- Egyptian leader’s opponents, supporters clash
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's supporters and opponents have clashed outside the presidential palace in Cairo, pelting each other with rocks and fighting with sticks.