Egypt’s first freely elected leader Mohammed Morsi was sentenced to 20 years in jail without parole on Tuesday on charges connected to the killing of demonstrators, who were protesting against his governing Muslim Brotherhood party for abusing power.
By News Desk
A Jordan court sentenced a top Muslim Brotherhood official to jail on Sunday for publicly criticizing the United Arab Emirates.
By Carey Reed
A year ago, Egyptian security forces bulldozed the main protest camp in Cairo, after the demonstrators had been rallying for weeks against the removal of President Mohammed Morsi. The Egyptian government this week disputed a Human Rights Watch report that…
By Larisa Epatko
Egypt’s new president and former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was sworn into office on Sunday following last week’s elections -- the second free elections in the country’s history.
By Kayla Ruble
Egypt's election commission on Tuesday extended voting for the next president to a third day amid evidence of low voter turnout during the initial two days. Former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is expected to win easily, but those loyal to…
By Kayla Ruble
A judge in Egypt sentenced two men to death on Saturday for murders that took place during pro-Morsi demonstrations last year in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria.
By PBS NewsHour
By Justin Scuiletti
An Egyptian court sentenced 529 supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi to death Monday for murdering a police officer, among other charges, in relation to an attack on a police station in August 2013.
By Sarah Sheffer
Three Al-Jazeera journalists facing trial in Egypt pleaded not guilty on Thursday to terrorism-related charges. The high-profile case was adjourned until March 5 after the 40-minute hearing. The journalists have been held in Cairo’s maximum security Torah Prison, facing charges…
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