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Egypt arrests Muslim Brotherhood leader Badie: state media

CAIRO: Egyptian security forces have arrested the top leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, state media reported on Tuesday, pressing a crackdown on his group. Mohamed

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Egypt turmoil deepens; militants kill 25 policemen

CAIRO: Islamic militants on Monday ambushed two mini-buses carrying off-duty policemen in the northern region of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, killing 25 of them execution-style in a brazen daylight attack that

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Egypt expected to act against pro-Mursi protesters Monday

CAIRO: Egyptian police are expected to start taking action early on Monday against supporters of ousted President Mohamed Mursi who are gathered in crowded protest camps in Cairo, security and

Al Qaeda leader tells Mursi supporters democracy not the way

ABU DHABI: Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri urged Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters to abandon democracy and seek to govern through the full implementation of Islamic law. In a

Egypt: Death toll in Cairo clashes rises to 72

CAIRO: The death toll from weekend clashes between supporters of Egypt’s ousted president and security forces backed by armed civilians in Cairo has risen to 72, the deadliest single outbreak

Egypt president promises to fight chaos before pro-Mursi rallies

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s interim President Adli Mansour promised on Thursday to fight those driving the nation towards chaos, hours before the Muslim Brotherhood plans mass protests to demand the

Disputes between Morsi, military led to Egypt coup

CAIRO: The head of Egypt’s military, Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, sat with a polite smile in the front row listening to President Mohammed Morsi give a 2 1/2-hour speech defending his

Egyptian families put lives on hold at vigil for ousted leader

CAIRO: Murad Mohamed Mahmoud, an Egyptian civil servant, was saving up to go on a pilgrimage to Mecca. Instead, he is using the money to allow his family to join

12 billion US dollar in aid for Egypt

CAIRO: A promise of $12 billion in aid from wealthy Arab Gulf nations would give Egypt’s new military-backed leadership breathing room by paying for vital food and fuel imports. But

‘We aired lies’: Al Jazeera staff quit over ‘misleading’ Egypt coverage

As many as 22 Al Jazeera employees have quit since the overthrow of Mohammad Mursi, amid concern over the channel’s alleged bias towards the Muslim Brotherhood and its coverage of