Showing posts with label Muslim Brotherhood. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Muslim Brotherhood. Show all posts

Saturday, March 18, 2023

Egyptian, Turkey FMs Meet in Cairo as Ties Thaw

Egypt and Turkey took another step towards mending relations on Saturday when Ankara’s top diplomat visited Cairo for the first time since ties were ruptured a decade ago and held talks with his Egyptian counterpart.

Monday, July 12, 2021

Egypt upholds life sentences for 10 Muslim Brotherhood figures | Al Jazeera

Egypt upholds life sentences for 10 Muslim Brotherhood figures

Egypt’s highest appeals court has upheld the life sentences of 10 leaders of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, including the group’s head, the state-owned MENA news agency reported.

Monday, June 14, 2021

Egypt upholds death penalty for 12 Brotherhood members | THE DAILY STAR

Egypt upholds death penalty for 12 Brotherhood members

An Egyptian court on Monday upheld death sentences for 12 Muslim Brotherhood members, including two senior leaders of the outlawed Islamist movement, a judicial official said.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Al Jazeera condemns Egypt death sentences. Verdicts can be appealed

Al Jazeera has strongly condemned the death sentence for espionage against two of the network's journalists by an Egyptian court, in what human rights groups have dismissed as a politicised case and a sham trial.

Qatar espionage trial: Ex-President Mohamed Morsi sentenced to 40 yrs in jail by Egypt court

Egypt's toppled Islamist President Mohamed Morsi was on Saturday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court for passing state secrets to Qatar.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Several killed in police raid on Cairo apartment

At least three policemen and one civilian were killed in a blast at an apartment on Thursday in Giza, east of Cairo, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Egypt court issues preliminary death sentence to Morsi in jailbreak case

 Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday issued a preliminary ruling of death to former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and 105 other defendants in the trial known as the "Natroun Jailbreak case."

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Turkey dismisses claims of support for fall of Syria’s Idlib

Ankara has strictly refuted charges by neighboring Syria that Turkey assisted Islamist rebels staging an assault on Idlib, a provincial capital that opposition fighters seized over the weekend.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Turkey Supports ISIL in Syria (Bashar al-Assad)

Syrian President Bashar Al Assad accused Turkey of intentionally ignoring terrorists of the self-proclaimed Islamic State as they attempt to cross the border between the two countries into Syria.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Egyptian court lists Hamas as terrorist organisation

The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters on Saturday ruled Hamas a terrorist organisation, a month after the group's military wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades, was also designated a terror group by the same court.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Egypt blacklists Hamas armed wing as ‘terror group’ (Hamas says no longer accepts Egypt as Israel mediator)

An Egyptian court ruled on Saturday to ban the armed wing of Palestine’s Hamas group and designated it as a terrorist organization, in a move that was slammed by the Islamist movement as "dangerous."...

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

UN: Egypt Must Hold Security Forces Accountable for Abuses

Egypt must rein in its security forces and investigate human rights abuses against protesters, the United Nations said Tuesday, calling political tensions in the country "alarming".

The UN rights office said it was deeply concerned by "the seriously damaging lack of accountability for human rights violations committed by security forces in the context of demonstrations".

Friday, November 28, 2014

Egypt's 'Islamic revolution' protests fail to draw crowd

Anti-government Islamists in Egypt saw their calls for a day of mass protests to defend the coutnry’s “Islamic identity” fall flat on Friday, with low turnouts at scattered protests around the country.

Four dead in Egypt anti-government protest. (Thousands rally in Cairo heeding to call by Salafist Front...)

At least four protesters have been killed and scores of others injured in the Egyptian capital as thousands took to the streets of Cairo against the government of President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, heeding to a call by the opposition Salafist Front.

Egypt Prepares for Mass Islamist Protest

Two Egyptian soldiers were killed Friday ahead of planned protests by Islamists who want to topple the military-backed government.
Security officials say the army officers were shot by unidentified assailants in separate attacks in and just north of the capital, Cairo.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Egyptian helicopters fire on Sinai villages. (Assault launched overnight, residents say)

Egyptian helicopters have bombarded several villages in the northern Sinai Peninsula region, witnesses reported, after a rise in attacks against soldiers in the unstable and often violent region.

Residents told Al Jazeera that the assault was launched on the villages of al-Tuma al-Mukataa and al-Mahdiya. The army this week vowed to stamp out armed groups operating in the region.

No casualties were been reported in Friday night's shelling.
On Saturday, Egyptian security officials said a roadside bomb had struck an army vehicle, also on Friday, injuring seven soldiers.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Low turnout may affect mandate: Al-Sisi takes Egypt in election landslide

Former Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi won a landslide victory in a presidential election on Thursday but a low turnout may have deprived him of the strong mandate he needs to fix the economy and face down an Islamist insurgency.

Sisi won 93.3 percent of votes cast, judicial sources said, with most ballots counted after three days of voting. His only rival, leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi, gained 3 percent while 3.7 percent of votes were declared void.

But a lower-than-expected turnout figure raised questions about the credibility of a man idolized by his supporters as a hero who can deliver stability.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Arab League slams Syrian regime 'massacres' . -Rejects call to recognize Israel as Jewish state

Arab leaders call for political solution to conflict in Syria, although opposition had asked for "sophisticated" arms.

Arab leaders have called for a political solution to the conflict in Syria, although the Syrian opposition had asked for "sophisticated" arms to tip the balance of power.
The regional body, in its final statement issued on Wednesday after a two-day summit in Kuwait, also condemned the mass killings committed by the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

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