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Egypt Condemns 683 to Death

Youth movement that helped bring down Mubarak banned

(Newser) - An Egyptian court has sentenced 683 people—among them the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood —to death after an attack on a police station last year that killed a cop. The verdict was met by an outpouring of grief from crowds outside the court, as well as condemnation from... More »

Egypt Tries 682 More— Plus Brotherhood Leader

Lawyers boycott trial presided over by judge who ordered death of 529

(Newser) - A day after sentencing 529 people to death , Egypt launched another mass trial today, this time accusing 683 Muslim Brotherhood members—including the Brotherhood's top spiritual leader, Mohammed Badie—of crimes including murder and inciting violence in connection with a riot at a police station in Minya. Only 68... More »

Egypt Finds Brotherhood Leader's Hiding Place

Mohamed Badie's arrest leaves vacuum at top of organization

(Newser) - In a move expected to further exacerbate tensions, Egyptian authorities have arrested the Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader. Mohamed Badie, 70, had been on the run for more than a month after authorities ordered his arrest for inciting the killing of anti-Brotherhood protesters. Authorities say Badie, whose only son was... More »

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 »

Egypt to Investigate Morsi for Spying, Ruining Economy

Criminal investigation announced

(Newser) - Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has been detained for over a week now, but hasn't actually been charged with any crimes. That could soon change, with an announcement by the public prosecutor's office that it is opening a criminal investigation into Morsi and eight other Islamist leaders and... More »

Egypt Orders Arrest of Brotherhood Leader

Warrants out for Mohammed Badie, 9 others, after 51 die

(Newser) - The leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Badie, is a wanted man. The Egyptian prosecutor's office has ordered his arrest, along with the arrests of nine other leading Brotherhood figures, following the death of 51 people in Cairo this week during violent clashes between pro-Morsi protesters and police... More »

Interim Egypt Prez Dissolves Upper House of Parliament

As Muslim Brotherhood leader addresses supporters

(Newser) - The top leader of the Muslim Brotherhood defiantly spoke before a cheering crowd of supporters in Egypt's Tahrir Square today, vowing to reinstate ousted President Mohammed Morsi and end military rule. In his first public appearance since Mohamed Morsi's ouster, Mohammed Badie declared to tens of thousands of... 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 »

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