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Cairo Mosque Is A Protest Flashpoint

Egyptian security forces stormed a Cairo mosque and cleared it of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, who had holed up for hours there on Saturday. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin gets the latest from reporter Sharif Abdel Kouddous.

Obama Struggles To Find Effective Egypt Policy

The Obama administration is deploring the military-backed interim government's use of violence against protesters, but it's not punishing the Egyptian military by cutting off aid.

What's Next For Egypt: 3 Scenarios

Egyptians are no longer talking about how to build a democracy. The fear now is that the country could be flirting with civil war.

Egypt Continues To Slip Further Into Chaos, Violence

Security forces cleared a central Cairo Mosque Saturday, where hundreds of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi had gathered overnight. Hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters have been arrested, charged with murder and terrorism. Guest host Don Gonyea speaks with NPR's Peter Kenyon about the ongoing crisis.

Turmoil In Egypt: Getting 'Back From The Brink'

Amid violence in Egypt, there are reportedly calls for dismantling the Muslim Brotherhood, the party of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Guest host Don Gonyea speaks with Shadi Hamid, the director of research for the Brookings Doha Center, about political and security issues in the country.

Muslim Brotherhood: A Force Throughout The Muslim World

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.

Gunfire Exchanged In Standoff At Cairo Mosque

A deadly standoff continues between Egyptian security forces and supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, who are holed up inside a Cairo mosque. Host Scott Simon gets the latest from reporter Sharif Abdel Kouddous.

NASA: Meteor In Russia Threw Up Globe-Girdling Plume Of Debris

The giant space rock that slammed into Chelyabinsk in February sent material into the stratosphere that circled the globe in just four days and lingered for months.

Dozens Dead, 'Huge' Number Missing In Philippine Ferry Sinking

Survivors say people were trapped below deck when the ferry sank "in minutes" after it collided with a cargo ship near the country's second-largest city of Cebu.

Eurozone Rebound: Blip Or Trend?

The eurozone emerged from an 18-month-long recession. Host Scott Simon talks with Simon Johnson, MIT professor and former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, about positive news from the eurozone, and what impact that might have on the U.S. economy.