Tag Archives: Muslim Brotherhood

Scene of the explosion at Mansoura, north of Cairo

At least 14 dead in Egyptian car bomb explosion

At least 14 people are believed to have died in a large explosion that destroyed a police headquarters in a Nile Delta city north of Cairo early Tuesday morning, according…

Mohammed Morsi

Q&A: The trial of ousted Egyptian president Morsi

Another former president of Egypt is going on trial. Mohammed Morsi, the Islamist leader who became the country’s first freely elected president only to be ousted by the military after…

Hosni Mubarak

Egypt’s Mubarak leaves jail for house arrest

Egypt’s toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak was transferred from prison to house arrest at a military hospital on Thursday, in a move overshadowed by a blistering crackdown against his Islamist successors….


Army determined to crush Egypt’s Brotherhood

Militants killed 25 policemen on Monday in the deadliest attack of its kind in years, as Egypt’s army-installed rulers escalated a campaign to crush ousted president Mohamed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood….

Mohammed Badie of the Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt arrests Brotherhood’s spiritual leader

Egypt’s military-backed rulers are pressing on in their crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood with the arrest early Tuesday of the group’s spiritual leader who had been in hiding near the…


Egyptian hospital ordered to note deaths as suicides

Egyptian authorities have ordered hospital personnel to record some of the deaths of those with gunshot wounds as suicides. Thirty-eight prisoners died from teargas suffocation during a riot in a…

Coptic Christians in Egypt

Egypt’s Christians terrified after church attacks

Egypt’s Christians are living in fear after a string of attacks against churches, businesses and homes they say were carried out by angry supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi….

Egyptian protest

Almost 280 dead after Egyptian police storm protestors

Egypt was under a tense state of emergency Thursday after security forces stormed the Cairo protest camps supporting ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, in a bloody assault that sparked violence…

Army moves in

Egypt: Security forces move in

Security forces backed by bulldozers moved in on Wednesday on two huge protest camps set up in Cairo by supporters of Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi, launching a long-threatened crackdown…

Hundreds of thousands of protestors flood Cairo's Tahrir Square while a man waves an Egyptian flag from a rooftop last night

Sixteen protestors shot dead in Cairo: Islamists

Sixteen Islamist activists were shot dead early on Monday during a protest outside a key Cairo army headquarters calling for ousted president Mohamed Morsi to be reinstated, his Muslim Brotherhood…