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Egypt's first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, was buried under heavy security early on Tuesday, a day after his dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom, his family and a member of his defense team said.
By Samy Magdy, Associated Press
The state TV says the 67-year-old Morsi was attending a session Monday in his trial on espionage charges when he blacked out and then died.
It's been a tumultuous five years since Egyptians took to the street in mass protest. Now Egyptians are marking a somber and tense anniversary of a day that led to the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, the election and then military-led…
By PBS NewsHour
An Egyptian court sentenced to death deposed president Mohammed Morsi on Saturday for his role in a mass prison break during the 2011 uprising against then-President Hosni Mubarak.
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
In our news wrap Tuesday, the U.S. Justice Department opened a civil rights investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a Baltimore man who died in police custody. Also, a court in Egypt sentenced ousted former President Mohammed Morsi to…
By News Desk
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 Carey Reed
A Jordan court sentenced a top Muslim Brotherhood official to jail on Sunday for publicly criticizing the United Arab Emirates.
By Larisa Epatko
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 Ariel Min
The controversial convictions of three Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt are among the most high-profile cases in a general crackdown on dissent. Jeffrey Brown talks to Michele Dunne of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Michael Hanna of the…
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