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Egypt court bans all Muslim Brotherhood activities

Sep 23, 2013 - 10:11 PM

An Egyptian court banned the Muslim Brotherhood from operating and ordered its assets seized in the latest blow to the Islamist movement of deposed president Mohamed Morsi

Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder' - TV

Sep 02, 2013 - 8:04 AM

Already accused of crimes related to his 2011 escape from prison Morsi has been held at a secret location since his ouster by the army on July 3

A handout photograph released by the Egyptian Presidency shows Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi talking to his supporters as he attends a Syria solidarity conference organized by the Muslim Brotherhood, Cairo, Egypt, 15 June 2013. Photo courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency/EPA

Trial of Egypt Islamists adjourned over their absence

Aug 25, 2013 - 5:16 PM

The court adjourned the trial of the Brotherhood leaders and 32 other Islamist defendants to October 29 requesting that the interior ministry bring the defendants to court

ABSENT. Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie and two deputies charged for the murder of protesters in Egypt didn't appear in court. AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA

EU's Ashton to visit Morsi amid new Egypt protests

Jul 30, 2013 - 9:19 AM

A senior Egyptian source said the top diplomat was headed to visit the deposed leader who has not been seen in public since his July 3 ouster

ASHTON IN EGYPT. In this handout picture made available by the Egyptian presidency on July 29, 2013, Egypt's vice president Mohamed El-Baradei (R top) meets with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (L center) in Cairo. Photo by AFP / Egyptian Presidency

EU's Ashton visits Egypt, calls for return to civilian rule

Jul 29, 2013 - 10:13 AM

EU s Catherine Ashton said she wanted to speak to all sides after at least 72 people died at a protest in support of deposed president Mohamed Morsi

PRO-MORSI CROWD. Muslim Brotherhood supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi attend a protest near Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque in Cairo, Egypt, 28 July 2013. Photo by EPA/Mohammed Saber

Egypt deeper in crisis as Morsi rebuffs army ultimatum

Jul 02, 2013 - 7:44 PM

UPDATE Egypt s political crisis deepened as President Morsi snubbed an army ultimatum and five ministers led a spate of government resignations

TAMAROD. Hundreds of thousands of Egyptian demonstrators gather outside the presidential palace in Cairo during a protest calling for the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi on June 30, 2013. AFP /Mahmud Khaled

Millions flood Egypt streets to demand Morsi ouster

Jul 01, 2013 - 8:44 AM

As chants of Leave rang out around Cairo the presidency insisted dialogue was the only way out of the crisis

ANGER IN THE STREETS. Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi shout slogans while holding a giant Egyptian flag during a protest calling for his ouster outside the presidential palace in Cairo on June 30, 2013. AFP/Mahmud Khaled

Egypt protesters encircle presidential palace

Dec 05, 2012 - 8:02 AM

Tens of thousands of Egyptian demonstrators encircled the presidential palace Tuesday December 4 after riot police failed to keep them at bay with tear gas in a growing crisis over President Mohamed Morsi s decree widening his powers

PROTESTS. Egyptians, some holding up placards that reads in Arabic, "No to the constitution", and some shouting slogans march to the Egyptian Presidential palace to protest against the new constitution and Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's decree on December 4, 2012, in Cairo.  AFP PHOTO/MAHMOUD KHALED

Morsi sticks by disputed decree after meeting judges

Nov 27, 2012 - 7:38 AM

Egypt s President Mohamed Morsi on Monday November 26 stuck by a controversial decree granting him sweeping powers on the eve of planned nationwide rallies to protest the move

"DICTATOR" MORSI? Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi waves to his supporters in front of the presidential palace in Cairo on November 23, 2012. AFP PHOTO/STR

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood claims victory in presidential polls

Jun 18, 2012 - 10:10 AM

Doctor Mohammed Mursi is the first Egyptian president of the republic elected by the people