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Muslim Brotherhood

Egyptian crackdown against Islamists ‘aiding al-Qaeda’

Egypt's bloody crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood has been a gift to al-Qaeda that will help it attract fresh followers and open a new front in the Middle East, experts say.

Saturday, 24 August, 2013, 4:36am

Egypt's Mursi rebuffs army ultimatum, sets own course

The Islamist leader described as potentially confusing Monday’s 48-hour deadline set by the head of the armed forces for him to agree on a common platform with liberal rivals who have drawn millions into the streets demanding Mursi’s resignation.

2 Jul 2013 - 10:39am

Muslim Brotherhood planned Egypt jailbreak with Hamas, Hezbollah

An Egyptian court on Sunday said Muslim Brotherhood members conspired with Hamas, Hezbollah and local militants to storm a prison in 2011 and free 34 Brotherhood leaders, including the future President Mohammed Mursi.

23 Jun 2013 - 7:45pm

'Harlem shake' dance protest against Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo

A dance craze that began in an Australian teenager's bedroom has landed on the doorstep of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, with dozens of protesters doing the "Harlem shake" outside the Cairo headquarters of the ruling Islamists.

2 Mar 2013 - 4:38am

Egypt braces for mass protests after deadly unrest

Planned marches will head to Cairo’s Tahrir Square and to the presidential palace on Friday, while rallies have also been organised in several provinces.

1 Feb 2013 - 6:37pm

Briefs, January 24, 2013

Rebels on rampage at Syria's religious sites

24 Jan 2013 - 4:37am

Egypt's opposition will appeal against result of referendum on constitution

Egypt's opposition said yesterday it will appeal against the result of a referendum, in which voters approved a new constitution backed by ruling Islamists but for which the turnout was low.

The opposition vowed to keep up a struggle that has spawned weeks of protests and damaging instability.

24 Dec 2012 - 5:07am

Egypt opposition to appeal referendum results

Egypt’s opposition said on Sunday that it would appeal the results of a referendum that ruling Islamists said approved a new constitution, claiming that voting was riddled with “fraud and violations”.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Egypt approves new constitution, rival camps say

Egyptians appear to have approved a new constitution after Saturday’s final round of voting in a referendum, early indications showed, despite opposition criticism of the Islamist-influenced measure as divisive. Vice-President Mahmoud Mekky announced his resignation hours before polls closed.

23 Dec 2012 - 8:21pm

Dispute over Egypt referendum triggers protest call

Egypt’s opposition is calling for mass protests on Tuesday after Islamists backing President Mohammed Mursi claimed victory in the first round of a referendum it alleges was riddled with polling violations.

17 Dec 2012 - 5:46pm