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Muslim Brotherhood. Egypt

Sophia Jones

Egyptian Police To 17-Year-Old: 'You Will Never See Life Again' | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

CAIRO -- Ahmed Ammar figures it is only a matter of time before the Egyptian government comes looking for him. Three weeks ago, soldiers arrested h...

Egypt Sends Ousted President To Third Criminal Trial

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 02.20.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors on Saturday referred ousted President Mohammed Morsi to a third trial, on charges of organizing prison breaks duri...

Crackdown: Muslim Brotherhood Faces Wave Of Trials

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 10.19.2013 | World

CAIRO -- CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood faces a wave of trials unlike any it has seen in its history, threatening to put a large number of ...

Egypt To Dissolve Muslim Brotherhood NGO: Report

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

By Tom Perry CAIRO, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Egypt's army-backed government has decided to annul the Muslim Brotherhood's legal registrati...

Egyptian Panel Supports Challenge To Brotherhood's Legal Status

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2013 | World

By Kevin Liffey CAIRO, Sept 2 (Reuters) - An Egyptian judicial panel supported a legal challenge to the status of the Muslim Brotherh...

Egypt: Secular Dictatorship vs. Religious Dictatorship

Mahmood Delkhasteh | Posted 10.23.2013 | World
Mahmood Delkhasteh

How and why did such a bizarre u-turn in the revolutionary process lead former revolutionaries to defend the reversal of their own victory?


Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

By Maggie Fick and Lin Noueihed CAIRO, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Mass protests called by Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood mostly failed to material...

Ominous Arrival?

Monique El-Faizy | Posted 10.19.2013 | World
Monique El-Faizy

The last 24 hours have been a roller coaster ride. I am writing this from a random hotel while Cairo is under curfew because we couldn't get to our intended destination.

Joshua Hersh

Egypt Slams Foreign Press; Several Attacked | Joshua Hersh | Posted 08.18.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Facing a wave of international condemnation for its approach to a Muslim Brotherhood protest movement, and the soaring violence that followed...

Egypt Ups Security Ahead Of Pro-Morsi Protests

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 10.18.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian police fired tear gas Sunday in an attempt to free a guard from rioting detainees, killing at least 36 as the country's militar...

Hundreds Of Muslim Brotherhood Supporters Face Terrorism Probe

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

CAIRO, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Egyptian prosecutors have placed 250 Muslim Brotherhood supporters under investigation for murder, attempted murder and te...

Egypt Considers Disbanding Muslim Brotherhood

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL and TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian security forces stormed a Cairo mosque Saturday after a heavy exchange of gunfire with armed men shooting down from a minaret, ...

Egypt's Capital Descends Into Chaos

AP | AYA BATRAWY and TONY G. GABRIEL | Posted 10.16.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's capital descended into chaos Friday as vigilantes at neighborhood checkpoints battled Muslim Brotherhood-led protesters denounci...

Muslim Brotherhood Storm Cairo Government Building

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

CAIRO, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Hundreds of supporters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood stormed a government building in Cairo and set a fire at its entrance...

3 Muslim Brotherhood Leaders Referred To Trial In Egypt

AP | Posted 09.30.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egyptian prosecutors have referred three top leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood, including the group's fugitive spiritual leader, to trial for...

Muslim Brotherhood Vows To Keep Defying Military Crackdown

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 07.11.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood vowed Thursday to continue its "peaceful" resistance in defiance of the military's ouster of the country's Islamis...

Egypt Coup Shakes Islamists Around The Region

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 07.07.2013 | World

CAIRO -- The military's overthrow of Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood's fall from power in Egypt have sent Islamist parties around the region...

Backers Of Ousted Egyptian President To Protest

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2013 | World

By Alastair Macdonald and Alexander Dziadosz CAIRO, July 5 (Reuters) - Islamist supporters of Egypt's ousted president, Mohammed Morsi...

Egypt's Agonizing Collapse

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 04.01.2013 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Radical movements across the Middle East -- already benefiting from the collapse of state authority -- could make Egypt their ultimate prize in what appears to be an accelerating march across the littered landscape of the Arab Spring.

Morsi Makes Power Grab In Constitutional Declarations

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Islamist president unilaterally decreed greater authorities for himself Thursday and effectively neutralized a judicial system t...

Egyptian Woman Vying To Become First Head Of Islamist Party

Posted 10.05.2012 | World

By: Maggie Flick, The Associated Press CAIRO (AP) -- For the first time, a woman is running for the leadership of the political party of the Muslim...

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood: Perception and Reality

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 11.25.2012 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Those who draw hasty conclusions that an Egypt led by the Muslim Brotherhood will soon become an Islamic state fashioned after Saudi Arabia or the oppressive regime in Iran neither appreciates Egypt's uniqueness nor its storied history.

The Arab Spring's Islamist Inheritors

Michael Brenner | Posted 11.10.2012 | World
Michael Brenner

The rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt challenges the pillars of Saudi strategy in the Middle East while posing a dilemma for the United States. The two partners have devised a response whose centerpiece is an understanding with the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood as to the terms of what amounts to "peaceful coexistence."

Egypt's Constitutional Panel Talks Off To Bumpy Start

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 08.12.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's march to democracy hit another obstacle Tuesday when liberals boycotted a parliament session called to name members of a panel t...

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt: Power Is a Double-edged Sword

H.A. Hellyer | Posted 06.13.2012 | World
H.A. Hellyer

Many are ringing alarm bells about the apparent conversion of Egypt into a theocracy. But the reality may be different -- and we may be heralding the end of the Muslim Brotherhood as a political force completely.