Hundreds of Egyptians, including students and children, have disappeared and been tortured under the guise of counterterrorism, according to an Amnesty International report released Wednesday.
By Kassia Halcli
A Jordan court sentenced a top Muslim Brotherhood official to jail on Sunday for publicly criticizing the United Arab Emirates.
By Carey Reed
An Egyptian court has freed two detained Al Jazeera journalists on bail after a retrial overturned a previous verdict that had found them guilty of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood, a banned Islamic group.
By Joshua Barajas
Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste, who had been imprisoned for 400 days on terrorism charges in Egypt, was released from a Cairo jail Sunday and deported back to his native Australia.
By Elisabeth Ponsot
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…
In our news wrap Monday, the spiritual head of the Muslim Brotherhood and 682 others were sentenced to death by an Egyptian court in the second mass sentencing in two months for violent rioting last year. Also, New York Rep.
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.
In a crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood, their supporters and other dissenters, an Egyptian court put 638 suspected Islamists on trial for murder or attempted murder during riots last year. A day earlier, more than 500 suspected supporters of ousted…
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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