Muslim Brotherhood

By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Aug 25th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Three leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the movement's former arch-foe Hosni Mubarak faced separate trials on Sunday on similar charges of involvement in the killing of protesters. With Egypt now under an army-installed government after last month's overthrow ...
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Aug 21st, 2013
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  In the big marble halls of Washington, in the slow ambling pace of summer cocktail parties where veterans of the political establishment still shake their heads at the fall of the Graham dynasty and the sale of the Post to a parvenu dot comer, the second favorite topic of conversation is how t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Aug 19th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian president overthrown in an uprising in 2011, will be released from jail soon after a prosecutor cleared him in a corruption case, his lawyer and a judicial source said on Monday. Mubarak, 85, was arrested after he was ousted. In scenes that mesmeri...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Aug 18th, 2013
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By Ahmed A. Namatalla Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood called for protests today in front of Cairo’s Supreme Constitutional Court following the storming of a landmark mosque by the country’s military-backed government. Egyptian police arrested 385 protesters inside the al-Fath mosque in Ramsis square yeste...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Aug 16th, 2013
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A bloody confrontation on the streets of Cairo is a damaging development, and could be a precursor of worse to come   THE Egyptian army’s action on August 14th was not unexpected. Nor was it unlooked for by those who bore its brunt, the supporters of ousted President Muhammad Morsi. But it was s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Aug 13th, 2013
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Security officials and witnesses say the fighting broke out when the Muslim Brotherhood, which is demanding that Morsi be reinstated, tried to break into the Interior Ministry. Protesters threw rocks at police trying to stop them, prompting the tear gas as local residents joined security forces and b...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Jul 29th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Explosions rocked the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Sunday in what appeared to be attacks on judicial buildings, a security official said, sparking protests a day after more than 1,100 inmates escaped during a prison riot there. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Benghazi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 28th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters stood their ground near a Cairo mosque on Sunday, a day after at least 72 were shot dead by Egyptian security forces, braced for a move against them by the army chief who ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 28th, 2013
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Supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi have defied threats of removal from their sit-in protest in Cairo, despite the deaths of dozens in clashes with security forces. Speakers from the pro-Morsi Muslim Brotherhood addressed protesters overnight, saying they would not back down from t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 27th, 2013
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At least 80  people have been killed after security forces attacked a protest by supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi in Cairo, according to the Muslim Brotherhood. Doctors at a field hospital said another 1,000 people had been wounded in clashes on the road to Cairo’s international ai...