Mohamed Morsi

Egypt passes law shielding senior military officers from prosecution

Egypt’s parliament on Monday passed a law that could make senior military officers immune from future prosecution tied to violence which followed the …

Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt law could give senior officers immunity from prosecution

CAIRO (AFP) -<p>Egypt's parliament approved a law Monday giving senior military officers immunity from prosecution tied to unrest that followed the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, an MP said.<p>The bill was endorsed by a majority of parliamentarians with only eight opposition MPs in the …

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Former economics adviser to Mohamed Morsi given life in prison in Egypt

Cairo — On Thursday, an Egyptian court sentenced a former adviser to toppled Islamist president Mohamed Morsi along with 13 other people to life in …

Business (South Africa)

Egypt top court removes hundreds from terror list including ex-President Morsi

Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi [File photo: AP/Maya Alleruzzo]<p>An Egyptian top court overturned Wednesday a previous court order that put …

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Egypt coup: Five years since Sisi took power

After months of protests demanding the newly elected President Mohamed Morsi step down, Sisi said the coup was necessary to 'prevent Egypt slipping into a dark tunnel of civil unrest'.<p>It's been five years since Egypt's first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, was overthrown in a …

Middle East

Egypt court postpones verdicts citing ‘security concerns’

CAIRO — An Egyptian court has postponed until July 28 the verdicts for hundreds of defendants detained for their involvement in a 2013 sit-in, …

Muslim Brotherhood

Morsi’s son asks when violations against his father will end

The eldest son of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has asked when the violations against his father in prison are going to end, <i>Anadolu</i> …

Middle East

Egyptian president Sisi sworn in for second term

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi was sworn in on Saturday in Parliament, for his second four-year term.<p>During a special session, broadcast …

Africa

Ousted President Morsi spends sixth consecutive Ramadan in prison

The family of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, has released a statement pointing out that this is his sixth Ramadan in prison, <i>Al-Khaleej</i> …

Middle East

El-Sissi: the new Egyptian strongman

Despite coming to power on a wave of popular support, President el-Sissi appears to have the same aspirations as his autocratic predecessors. DW …

Muslim Brotherhood

Trump congratulates Egyptian president on re-election

President Trump congratulated Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on his re-election, the White House said Monday, even though the State …

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Sport<p>Long touted as World Cup contenders thanks to an abundance of talent, Belgium claimed their biggest scalp ever in beating five-time winners …

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Sport<p>Argentina's most-capped player Javier Mascherano called time on his international career Saturday after the painful World Cup defeat to …

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UK MPs ask to visit Egypt’s Mohamed Morsi in prison

A cross-party group of senior British MPs has petitioned the Egyptian government to allow access to the jailed former president Mohamed Morsi, amid …

Middle East

Morsi's son: Egypt fears British visit to my father

Abdullah Morsi, the son of the former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has said that the Egyptian government will not allow the outside world reach his father for fear of being exposed.<p>Earlier this month, a group of senior British MPs, ranging from the governing Conservatives to the opposition …

Middle East

Egypt: 13 terrorists, two army officers killed in raids on militant hideouts in North Sinai

<b>Cairo:</b> Egyptian security forces on Thursday raided militant hideouts in the restive North Sinai during which 13 terrorists and two army officers were …

Extremism

Egyptian Leader Faces Unusual Electoral Challenges From Military

CAIRO—Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, who rode a nationalist wave to the Egyptian presidency after leading a coup against the civilian government, is suppressing challenges to his re-election from an unexpected source: members of the same military establishment from which he emerged.<p>A series of …

World News

Military Accuses Election Rival to Egyptian Leader of 'Violations and Crimes'

CAIRO—Egyptian authorities on Tuesday arrested a former military chief who planned to run for president, his campaign said, potentially eliminating one of the strongest remaining challengers to state-backed President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi in March elections.<p>In a statement on national television, the …

World News

Erdogan hosts Qatar emir amid new Gulf tensions

Erdogan has strongly denounced the sanctions against Doha and, in a show of solidarity, Turkey has also sent cargo ships and hundreds of planes …

Middle East

Sadat nephew pulls out of Egyptian presidential race

Mohamed Anwar Sadat, the nephew of Egypt’s former president Anwar Sadat, surprised Egyptians yesterday, declaring he will not run in the upcoming …

Africa

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Turkish president Recep Erdogan hosts Qatar emir Sheikh Al-Thani amid rising tensions

<b>Ankara:</b> Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani held talks in Turkey on Monday with his chief ally President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as tensions …

Middle East

Military Reinforcements near Egypt's Suez Canal ‘to Tighten Noose on Terrorists’

Egyptian armed forces announced Sunday that its members have intensified security measures to protect vital targets and tightened control of …

Middle East

Seven years later: The Arab Spring's messy endings

Most in the region are not looking back at those momentous events. Instead, they are dealing with the aftereffects.<p>><br>• ><p>Men shout slogans during …

Middle East

Former Lawmaker Sadat Won't Run for President in Egypt

CAIRO—Former lawmaker Mohamed Anwar Sadat announced Monday that he wouldn’t seek the country’s presidency in March, an unexpected move that draws focus on an election where many say the odds are already stacked in favor of the state-backed incumbent.<p>His exit from the race eliminates one of the last …

World News

Eritrea, Egypt presidents meet amid Red Sea tensions

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki has met his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo as political tension in the Horn of Africa and Red Sea regions continues to escalate.<p>The two leaders met on Tuesday to discuss "regional and international topics of mutual importance".<p>A political …

Middle East

Former Egypt president Mohamed Morsi found guilty of insulting judiciary

Cairo criminal court sentences Morsi, who was already in prison, alongside 19 others and fines him £83,000<p>The former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to three years in prison and fined 2m Egyptian pounds (£83,000) after being found guilty of insulting the judiciary.<p>Nineteen …

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Egypt hands ex-president Morsi three-year jail sentence for insulting judiciary

A court in Cairo sentenced former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi and 19 others to three years in prison on Saturday after he was found guilty of insulting the judiciary.<p>He was also fined 2 million Egyptian pounds (€93,750).<p>The verdicts can still be appealed.<p>Morsi is already serving a 20-year …

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Egypt’s Ex-President Morsi Gets Three Years for ‘Insulting Judiciary’

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi on Saturday was sentenced to three years in prison on charges of insulting the judiciary. A Cairo criminal …

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Morsi jailed for 3 years for insulting judiciary

File: Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi during a previous trial in Cairo. Photo: AFP / Khaled Desouki<p>CAIRO – Egypt’s deposed Islamist …

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Saudi king, Turkey PM discuss Jerusalem status at talks

RIYADH (AFP) -<p>Saudi King Salman and Turkey's premier on Wednesday discussed boosting ties and the status of Jerusalem, in a first high-level meeting since the US controversially recognised the city as Israel's capital.<p>Firm US ally Riyadh and NATO member Ankara have both slammed President Donald …

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