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Supporters of Egypt's deposed president will stage a "Friday of martyrs" of mass protests, risking more potential bloodshed to show they can still claim the streets.
The United States is unlikely to make significant cuts in assistance to Egypt, despite calls from Congress to do so and a Cabinet-level meeting this week.
Egypt's capital descended into a chaotic bloodbath Wednesday after security forces moved in on protest camps set up by supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi, sparking deadly violence.
Egyptian police in riot gear sweep in with armored vehicles and bulldozers to clear two sprawling encampments of supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president in Cairo.
Scuffles broke out in Cairo on Tuesday as supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi clashed with security forces.
The US is closing all of its embassies Sunday in the Middle East and parts of Asia because of a possible al-Qaeda-related threat.
Violence has continued across Egypt over the past 24 hours, as European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton confirmed on Tuesday that she had met ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
Investors on Egypt's Stock Exchange appeared unfazed by violence across the country over the weekend, with the benchmark EGX30 index easing only 0.7 percent in Sunday trade.
Thousands of supporters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood stood their ground outside a Cairo mosque a day after at least 72 were gunned down by security forces.
Seven people were killed and more than 260 wounded when Islamist supporters of Mohamed Morsi fought opponents of the deposed Egyptian president and security forces.
With tensions rising in Egypt, Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal told CNBC on Tuesday that Mideast countries must find a way to foster peaceful evolution instead of violent revolution.
Egypt's stock market surged on Tuesday, despite the ongoing political crisis.
Egypt's leading religious authority warned of "civil war" on Friday and called for calm after a member of the ruling Muslim Brotherhood was killed ahead of mass rallies.
The International Energy Agency called renewables "the fastest-growing power-generation sector" and said it expects them to comprise a quarter of the world's power mix by 2018.
Some observers warn that surging shale development and natural gas discoveries are spawning a potential glut, but most observers say thirsty markets stand ready to absorb supply.
U.S. oil pipeline projects are mired in fractious regulatory and political problems. Yet railways--which experts say are faster and more flexible--are stepping in to save the day.
Observers say inefficiencies in the U.S. transportation system are helping to keep gas prices elevated, and the lack of pipelines make oil producers rely on railroads.
The energy boom in the U.S. is providing a shock absorber of sorts for major oil companies, helping to hedge a strong dollar amid an the increase in domestic production.
Israeli warplanes struck areas in and around the Syrian capital Sunday, targeting a shipment of missiles believed to be bound for Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group, officials and activists said.
Explosions shook Damascus Sunday and Syrian state television said Israeli rockets had struck a military research center on the outskirts of the capital, after Israel confirmed it carried out an air strike in Syria.