Son of ousted Egyptian president detained – family, sources

Egyptian police detained the youngest son of ousted former president Mohamed Mursi from his home on the outskirts of Cairo early on Wednesday, his brother and three security sources said. Two security sources said Abdullah Mursi was arrested on charges of "spreading false news", in connection with an interview he gave

Egyptian court orders retrial of Muslim Brotherhood leader

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court has ordered a retrial of the Muslim Brotherhood's leader Mohamed Badie and other senior figures from the banned group starting on Oct. 7, judicial sources and state news agency MENA said on Sunday. Badie has been handed multiple death sentences and life prison terms in

Egypt sentenced to death 75 people, including prominent Islamist leaders

By: Middle East Affairs On Saturday, Egypt sentenced to death 75 people, including prominent Islamist leaders, over a 2013 pro-Muslim Brotherhood sit-in which ended with the killing of hundreds of protesters by security forces. Judicial sources said: "Others being tried in the case, including Brotherhood spiritual leader Mohamed Badie, were handed life

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