Khairat al-Shater

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Egypt Sets Trial for Brotherhood Bosses

McCain, Graham head to Cairo as demonstrations continue

(Newser) - A month after Mohamed Morsi was driven from power in Egypt, three leading Muslim Brotherhood figures face an impending trial. A Cairo court ruling yesterday will send Brotherhood supreme guide Mohammed Badie, deputy Khairat al-Shater, and top official Mohamed Bayoumi to court on Aug. 25 for allegedly inciting the killing... More »

Brotherhood Leader Arrested Amidst Sweep in Egypt

Military cracking down on former ruling party

(Newser) - The leader of the Muslim Brotherhood has been arrested, as have many of ousted president Mohamed Morsi's aides, in a nationwide roundup of Egypt's former ruling party. The Brotherhood's supreme guide, Mohamed Badie, was arrested in a town near the Libyan border, although security forces don't... More »

Egypt Bars 10 Hopefuls From Presidential Election

Mubarak-era strongman Omar Suleiman given the boot

(Newser) - Egypt's election commission disqualified 10 presidential hopefuls, including Hosni Mubarak's former spy chief and fundamentalist Islamists, from running today in a surprise decision that left a field of moderates in the race for the country's first post-revolutionary leader. The elimination of the three most powerful and controversial... More »

Muslim Brotherhood Runs Millionaire for Egypt Presidency

Candidate reverses promise not to participate in presidency

(Newser) - The Muslim Brotherhood had insisted it would not run a candidate in Egypt's presidential elections, but growing conflicts with military rulers have spurred the Brotherhood to reverse course and nominate a candidate, reports al-Jazeera . The move is expected not only to increase tensions with the military, but also with... More »

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