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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.
Enforcing such a designation could be difficult, and could complicate U.S. diplomacy.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
An Egyptian court sentenced 75 people to death on Saturday, including top figures of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, for their involvement in a 2013 sit-in, state media reported.
By Associated Press
By Josh Lederman and Adam Schreck, Associated Press
Faced with a sweeping set of demands, Qatar insisted Friday it can indefinitely survive the economic and diplomatic steps its neighbors have taken to try to pressure it into compliance.
By Kassia Halcli
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 PBS NewsHour
Five years after the revolution that toppled the government, Egypt has yet to achieve the movement’s democratic ideals. But there are no more protests because protests are illegal. Freedom of speech curtailed, McCarthy-esque fear pervades under President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, with…
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi sits down with chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner to discuss the pardoning of Al Jazeera journalists, whether Egypt will step up military action against the Islamic State, President Bashar al-Assad’s future in Syria, the government…
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…
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