Egyptian security forces have raided an apartment in eastern Cairo, arresting a key Muslim Brotherhood figure who had been on the run since the July coup that removed the country’s Islamist president, the interior ministry said.
A string of attacks has killed nine members of Egypt’s security and military forces in an apparent retaliation by Islamic militants a day after more than 50 supporters of the ousted president were killed in clashes with police.
Egyptian authorities have arrested two more prominent Islamist figures a day after detaining the Muslim Brotherhood’s supreme leader and spiritual guide, Mohammed Badie.
At least 37 people have died across Egypt as tens of thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters clashed with vigilante residents in the fiercest street battles to engulf Cairo since the country’s Arab Spring uprising.
Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters have taken to the streets in several parts of Cairo and elsewhere in Egypt in defiance of the military-imposed state of emergency.
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has rejected a compromise deal from the interim leadership that sets a fast track for amending the Islamist-drafted constitution and holding new parliamentary and presidential elections by early next year.
Egypt’s interim president has issued a swift timetable for the process of changing the constitution, setting parliamentary and presidential elections for early 2014.
Tens of thousands of Islamists have streamed across a Nile River bridge towards Cairo’s Tahrir Square, threatening a showdown.
The chief justice of Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court was sworn in as interim president, taking over hours after the military ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.
Egypt’s first democratically-elected president is under house arrest after being overthrown by the military in the same kind of Arab Spring uprising that brought the Islamist leader to power just a year ago.
Egyptian liberal opposition leader Mohamed El Baradei said yesterday that the Arab Spring revolution of 2011 had been relaunched by the announcement of an army-sponsored roadmap which removed Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.
Egypt’s ruling Muslim Brotherhood warned that a UN declaration on women’s rights could destroy society, by allowing a woman to travel, work, and use contraception without her husband’s approval and letting her control family spending.
Egypt’s opposition has called for an investigation into allegations of vote fraud in the referendum on an Islamist-backed constitution.
Several thousand Egyptians rallied today in the first significant protests against the country’s Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, accusing him and his Muslim Brotherhood group of trying to monopolise power.
Tens of thousands massed in Cairo’s Tahrir Square and other Egyptian cities, marking a year after an uprising erupted that toppled Hosni Mubarak, spurred revolts across the region and exposed rifts in the Arab world’s most populous state.
The Muslim Brotherhood's political party says it has won a majority of the seats up for grabs in Egypt's elections, which would give it at least 40% of the seats in parliament decided so far.
Two Islamist groups are leading in Egypt’s elections with over 60% of the total votes cast for party lists, partial results showed today.
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