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John Kerry tries to mend rift with Egypt by criticising Muslim Brotherhood

US secretary of state accuses previous government of corrupting ideals of 2011 revolution started in Tahrir Square

The US secretary of state, John Kerry, has accused Mohamed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood of stealing the legacy of Egypt’s 2011 revolution.

Kerry’s comments …

Egypt says improving ties with Russia is not a snub to US

Foreign minister says meeting with Sergei Lavrov symbolises desire to boost Moscow relations, not replace US as key ally

Egypt’s foreign minister has tried to downplay speculation of a major foreign policy shift, saying during a rare top-level Russian visit …

US backs ‘vital’ relationship with Egypt, says Kerry – video

US secretary of state John Kerry discusses renewing diplomatic relations with Egypt following talks with Egyptian foreign minister, Nabil Fahmy, on Sunday

Egypt on high alert as Mohamed Morsi trial threatens to revive civil unrest

John Kerry flies in for surprise visit day before ex-president is due to be tried for inciting murder of opposition demonstrators

Egypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi plans to reject the authority of a court due to try him on Monday, …

Kerry holds urgent talks as US-Saudi rift deepens over Middle East policy

Secretary of state on charm offensive amid criticism from Riyadh that the US is not providing sufficient help to Syrian rebels

A deepening diplomatic rift between Saudi Arabia and the US burst open on Tuesday after secretary of state John …