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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Mohammed Mursi’s son jailed for a year in Egypt for drug possession

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 08:59pm by AP

    ... He is also facing several trials on charges that include inciting murder and conspiring with foreign groups to destabilise Egypt. At least 22,000 have been arrested since the government ...

  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Muslim Brotherhood ‘finished’ in Egypt, says presidential candidate el-Sisi

    Posted May 06th 2014, 09:11pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Muslim Brotherhood 'finished', el-Sisi says Egypt's former army chief and leading presidential candidate Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi said the Muslim Brotherhood movement of deposed leader Mohammed Mursi was "finished" in Egypt and that it would not return if he was elected. Following the Sisi-led army ouster of Mursi in July, ...

  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Al-Jazeera demands US$150m from Egypt for damages, journalist abuse

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... network Al-Jazeera served Egypt with a US$150 million compensation claim for what it said was damage to its media business inflicted by Cairo's military-backed rulers, a step likely to worsen Qatari-Egyptian relations. In a move aimed at drawing attention to what Al-Jazeera calls Egypt's unacceptable treatment of it and its journalists, a lawyer acting for the pan-Arab channel said ...

  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt recommends death sentences for 683, including leader of Muslim Brotherhood

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 11:40am by Reuters

    ... Egypt court sentences 683 to death including Brotherhood chief The movement says it is committed to peaceful activism. But some Brotherhood members fear pressure from security forces ... judicial sources said. Death sentence recommendations in the case involving Badie will be passed on to Egypt's Mufti, the highest religious authority. His opinion is not legally binding ...

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    Court hands death sentences to 529 loyalists of ex-Egypt president Mursi

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:22pm by AP

    ... loyalists sentenced to death A court in Egypt has sentenced to death 529 members of the Muslim Brotherhood, the outlawed party of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Mursi- after convicting them of charges including murdering a policeman and attacking police. Turmoil in Egypt has grown increasingly violent since the army overthrew Mursi- Egypt's first freely elected president- after ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt judge angers lawyers during trial of pro-Mursi protesters

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:48am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Judge angers lawyers in Mursi backers' trial The judge in one of the largest trials of supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Mursi has ... of Mursi supporters have been arrested since the military ousted him following mass protests against his government. It is one of the largest security sweeps in Egypt's modern history. During ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt government resigns, paving way for Sisi to seek presidency

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 10:30pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Cairo Egypt’s government resigned on Monday, paving the way for army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to declare his candidacy for president of a strategic US ally ... businessmen. “[The outgoing government] made every effort to get Egypt out of the narrow tunnel in terms of security, economic pressures and political confusion,” Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi said ...

  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian looters steal priceless statue, hundreds of artefacts from museum

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Thieves take advantage of security vacuum caused by street clashes to ransack museum, stealing priceless statue and 1,000 other artefacts Egypt's history looted and trashed Gangs of looters took advantage of the violent clashes in Egypt to steal a priceless 3,500-year-old limestone statue, ancient beaded jewellery and more than 1,000 other ...

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    Egypt's interim leader Adly Mansour hints president could be elected first

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 10:02pm by NYT

    ... The New York Times Cairo hints at changing poll schedule Egypt's interim leader said a presidential election could be held before a parliamentary vote. Adly Mansour's comments ... to the transitional plan, offering it as evidence of its support for democracy. Analysts have said that switching the order of the elections could help Egypt's leaders maintain tighter control over ...

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    Egypt sends Mursi, others, to trial for international conspiracy

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 10:51pm by Reuters in Cairo

    ... Reuters in Cairo Egypt’s public prosecutor ordered former President Mohammed Mursi and 34 other Islamists to stand trial on charges including conspiring with foreign groups to commit terrorist acts in Egypt and divulging military secrets to a foreign state. The charges levelled against Mursi and other top Muslim Brotherhood members on Wednesday could result in their execution. ...




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