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Muslim Brotherhood
Egypt Crackdown

Two Police Brass Killed Trying To Defuse Bombs Near Egyptian Palace

By Laura King and Amro Hassan, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — A series of bomb blasts near Egypt’s presidential palace killed two senior police officials and injured 10 other people on Monday, officials and media reports said, two days after another deadly explosion struck the capital. The three bombings occurred on a tensely symbolic day: […]

June 30, 2014
Muslim Brotherhood-Egypt

Egypt Presidential Candidate Sisi Says Muslim Brotherhood ‘Finished’

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — The Muslim Brotherhood can look for no handouts from Abdel Fattah Sisi, the man expected to be Egypt’s next president. Nor, apparently, can secular opponents of the government. In the first televised question-and-answer session of his campaign, which aired Monday night with another segment to follow on Tuesday […]

May 6, 2014
Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt Judge Sentences Brotherhood Leader, 682 Others To Death

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — A court in southern Egypt on Monday decreed a mass death sentence for nearly 700 people, including the spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, the movement of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president. On the same day, another Egyptian court banned the April 6 movement, which was among the primary […]

April 28, 2014
Egypt

Blasts In Egypt Strike Near Riot Police; Senior Official Killed

By Laura King and Amro Hassan, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — In the latest sign of Egypt’s growing volatility, a series of blasts went off outside Cairo University on Wednesday, killing a police brigadier general and injuring at least seven other people, officials and state media reported. The three explosions took place outside the university’s engineering […]

April 2, 2014
Muslim Brotherhood

British Government Launches Investigation Of Muslim Brotherhood

By Henry Chu, Los Angeles Times LONDON — The British government has launched a review of the Muslim Brotherhood amid reports that members of the Islamist group fled to the country after Egypt’s crackdown in order to plot strategy and possibly plan terrorist attacks, officials said Tuesday. Prime Minister David Cameron has ordered Britain’s intelligence agencies, […]

April 1, 2014
Egyptian Riot Police

Egypt Convenes Trial Of More Than 680 On Heels Of Mass Death Sentence

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — An Egyptian court convened another mass trial Tuesday with more than 680 defendants, a day after being vehemently denounced by human rights groups and legal organizations for simultaneously condemning 529 others to death. The proceedings again took place in Minya, in the Nile River Valley about 150 […]

March 25, 2014
Muslim Brotherhood

Clashes In Egypt As 150 Islamist Protesters Arrested

Cairo (AFP) – Nearly 150 pro-Islamist protesters were arrested as clashes erupted across Egypt Friday, after authorities vowed to crack down on rallies by the Muslim Brotherhood, now blacklisted as a terrorist group. Riot police fired tear gas at stone-throwing protesters in several cities across the country, swiftly clamping down on the rallies after the […]

December 27, 2013
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