Egypt in 'democratising' coup?
Jul 4, 2013
The biggest stories of July 03, 2013
Jul 3, 2013
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 15, 2013
A phantom body, clueless cops and busy spies: the fallout from the shooting of a senior Haqqani network leader will do little to dampen suspicions of Pakistani complicity with Islamist militants.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday October 30, 2013
Egyptian security forces raided an apartment in eastern Cairo early Wednesday, arresting a key Muslim Brotherhood figure who had been on the run since the July coup that ousted the country's Islamist president, the Interior Ministry said.
World | Reuters | Thursday September 26, 2013
US, British and Israeli agencies are helping Kenya investigate an attack claimed by Somali Islamist militants on a Nairobi shopping mall that killed at least 72 people and destroyed part of the complex, officials said on Wednesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 19, 2013
Bangladesh police opened fire on opposition activists Thursday, killing one protester, on the second day of a nationwide strike over the death sentence given to a senior Islamist leader for mass murder.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 17, 2013
Bangladesh's top court on Tuesday sentenced to death a senior Islamist opposition official for murder during the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan.
World | Reuters | Wednesday August 21, 2013
Deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak will leave jail as early as Thursday after a court ruling that jolted a divided nation already in turmoil seven weeks after the army toppled Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.
World | Reuters | Saturday July 27, 2013
Egypt's deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, who has been accused of murder and other crimes, is likely to be transferred to the same Cairo prison where former leader Hosni Mubarak is now held, the interior minister said on Saturday.
World | Reuters | Monday July 22, 2013
The local commander of a Syrian rebel group affiliated to al Qaeda was freed on Sunday after being held by Kurdish forces in a power struggle between rival organisations fighting President Bashar al-Assad, activists said.
World | Reuters | Friday July 19, 2013
Egypt's interim President Adli Mansour promised on Thursday to fight those driving the nation towards chaos, hours before the Muslim Brotherhood plans mass protests to demand the return of ousted Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi.
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 17, 2013
A Bangladesh war crimes tribunal sentenced a top Islamist politician to death on Wednesday for crimes during a 1971 war of independence, as his supporters clashed with security forces in different parts of the country.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 11, 2013
Egypt's new leadership faced increased difficulties in forming an interim government after it issued a warrant for the arrest of the leader of the Islamist movement backing ousted president Mohamed Morsi.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 6, 2013
Liberal opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei has been chosen as Egypt's new prime minister, the Tamarod campaign behind the protests that toppled Islamist President Mohamed Morsi said on Saturday after talks with the country's interim president.
World | Associated Press | Friday July 5, 2013
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood called for a wave of protests on Friday, furious over the military's ouster of its president and arrest of its revered leader and other top figures, underlining the touchy issue of what role the fundamentalist Islamist move...
World | Reuters | Thursday July 4, 2013
Egypt's prosecutor ordered the arrest of the Muslim Brotherhood's leader on Thursday, widening a crackdown against the Islamist movement after the army ousted the country's first democratically elected president.
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 3, 2013
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's national security adviser said a military coup was under way on Wednesday after an army deadline for the Islamist leader to yield to street protests passed without any agreement.
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 3, 2013
The leader of an Islamist insurgency in Russia's North Caucasus region urged followers on Wednesday to use "maximum force" to prevent President Vladimir Putin staging the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 2, 2013
Egypt's armed forces gave President Mohamed Morsi 48 hours to meet the demands of the people or it would intervene with a roadmap, after millions took to the streets to demand the Islamist leader step down.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 1, 2013
Egypt's opposition Tamarod movement which led nationwide protests against President Mohammed Morsi has given the Islamist leader a deadline of Tuesday to resign, threatening a campaign of civil disobedience if he stays.
World | Reuters | Friday June 21, 2013
Tens of thousands of Islamist supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi gathered in Cairo after Friday prayers to show support for the elected head of state before protests that his opponents hope can force him from office.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 16, 2013
More than 1,000 people demonstrated on Saturday on the 40th day of mourning after the murder of opposition leader Chokri Belaid, a critic of the ruling Islamists whose death plunged Tunisia into turmoil.