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  • Two Morsi supporters get death sentence

    Two Morsi supporters get death sentence

    An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced two supporters of former President Mohamed Morsi to death for committing murder during violence that broke out in Alexandria last year after the army deposed the Islamist head of state.

  • Egypt puts top Brotherhood leader, 682 others on trial

    Egypt puts top Brotherhood leader, 682 others on trial

    The leader of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and 682 others went on trial on Tuesday on charges including murder, their lawyer said, in a further blow to supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

  • Egypt court sentences 529 Mohamed Morsi supporters to death

    Egypt court sentences 529 Mohamed Morsi supporters to death

    A court in Egypt on Monday sentenced 529 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to death after a mass trial, judicial sources said.

  • Egypt issues presidential election law

    Egypt issues presidential election law

    Interim Egyptian president Adly Mansour promulgated on Saturday a law setting the stage for an election later this year to replace ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

  • Daughter of executed Sudan activist aims to spread 'true Islam'

    Daughter of executed Sudan activist aims to spread 'true Islam'

    Almost three decades after peaceful Muslim activist Mahmoud Muhammad Taha was hanged for apostasy, his daughter plans to revive his Republican Party and spread his notion of "true Islam".

  • Suspected Islamist militants kill 85 in northeast Nigeria

    Suspected Islamist militants kill 85 in northeast Nigeria

    Suspected Islamist militants have killed at least 85 people in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses and officials said on Sunday, in a further setback to President Goodluck Jonathan's military campaign.

  • Egypt's Mohamed Morsi urges 'revolution' from caged dock

    Egypt's Mohamed Morsi urges 'revolution' from caged dock

    Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi called on his followers Saturday to continue their "peaceful revolution", during his trial on charges related to jailbreaks and attacks on police.

  • Egypt's Mohamed Morsi faces spying charges as third trial to begin

    Egypt's Mohamed Morsi faces spying charges as third trial to begin

    Deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was Sunday facing charges of espionage and carrying out "terror attacks" in Egypt, as a third trial against him was due to get under way.

  • Egypt approves constitution by 98 per cent as Sisi eyes presidency

    Egypt approves constitution by 98 per cent as Sisi eyes presidency

    Egyptian voters have approved a new constitution by 98.1 percent, the elections chief said on Saturday, in what the government declared a popular endorsement of the army's overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

  • Egypt to announce results of constitutional referendum

    Egypt to announce results of constitutional referendum

    Egyptian authorities are to announce on Saturday the results of a constitutional referendum the interim government has hailed as a ringing endorsement of the army's ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

  • Mohammed Morsi arrives in court for new hearing in murder trial

    Mohammed Morsi arrives in court for new hearing in murder trial

    Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi arrived at the courthouse on Wednesday for the second hearing in his murder trial, as police braced for rallies by his Islamist supporters.

  • 13 killed in clashes as Morsi's supporters rally in Egypt

    13 killed in clashes as Morsi's supporters rally in Egypt

    At least 13 people were killed in clashes across Egypt during nationwide protests, demanding the reinstatement of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.

  • Egypt sentences 139 pro-Morsi protesters

    Egypt sentences 139 pro-Morsi protesters

    An Egyptian court has convicted 139 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi on charges ranging from rioting to sabotage, and sentenced each to two-year prison terms.

  • Egypt arrests Mohamed Morsi's ex-prime minister on his way to Sudan

    Egypt arrests Mohamed Morsi's ex-prime minister on his way to Sudan

    Egyptian security forces on Tuesday arrested the former prime minister of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi who was sentenced to one year in jail for failing to implement a court ruling to renationalise a textile firm.

  • Syria tells Western foes to stop dreaming their President will go

    Syria tells Western foes to stop dreaming their President will go

    Western countries which demand that President Bashar al-Assad step down should either stop dreaming or forget attending peace talks in January, Syria said on Wednesday.

  • Car bomb kills ten Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

    Car bomb kills ten Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

    Ten Egyptian soldiers were killed by a car bomb in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, one of the deadliest attacks there since al Qaeda-inspired militants stepped up violence following the overthrow of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.

  • Mohamed Morsi goes on trial in tense Egypt

    Mohamed Morsi goes on trial in tense Egypt

    Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi went on trial on Monday in a Cairo courthouse over protester deaths, raising fears of new bloodshed four months after the army ousted him.

  • Egypt arrests deputy leader of Muslim Brotherhood's party

    Egypt arrests deputy leader of Muslim Brotherhood's party

    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.

  • Four killed in clashes during Islamist protest in Egypt

    Four killed in clashes during Islamist protest in Egypt

    An Egyptian Health Ministry official says four people have been killed in clashes between Islamist supporters of the ousted president and security forces.

  • Kenya mall siege is over, says President Uhuru Kenyatta

    Kenya mall siege is over, says President Uhuru Kenyatta

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta announced that a four-day siege by Islamist gunmen of a Nairobi shopping mall was over, with the "immense" loss of 61 civilians and six members of the security forces.

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