Aug 17, 2013 — The Islamist group has been banned or repressed for much of its history. But it has operated in the gaps that successive Egyptian regimes have permitted, serving as a social, religious and political organization.
Jul 1, 2013 — The military gave President Mohammed Morsi and anti-government protesters 48 hours to resolve their differences, failing which it would put forward its own plan for the country. On the second day of anti-government demonstrations, protesters gave Morsi their own deadline: resign by 5 p.m. Tuesday. He says he won't go.
Dec 9, 2012 — The move came a day after President Mohammed Morsi annulled a decree that gave him sweeping new powers last month, but said he would go ahead with the Dec. 15 referendum. At a news conference Sunday, the coalition group said the draft constitution "does not represent the Egyptian people."
Feb 11, 2011 — After weeks of protest, millions of Egyptians celebrate the country's first transition of power in 30 years.
Feb 1, 2011 — In our first hour of Talk of the Nation, Egyptian protesters take to the streets but with different motivations. In our second hour, Joseph Nye and the future of power, and the new dietary guidelines.