U.S. national Mohamed Soltan was on Saturday told by a court in Cairo he will spend the rest of his life in prison for protesting against the ousting of President Mohamed Morsi in 2013.
The controversial and long-delayed report was meant to be published on Monday. But instead, we’re still waiting.
The court ruled Hamas has “committed acts of sabotage, assassinations, and the killing of innocent civilians,” according to state media.
Those sentenced are Muslim Brotherhood supporters convicted for a 2013 attack on a police station near Cairo.
Militants struck more than a dozen targets simultaneously on Thursday. The attacks came as protesters continued to commemorate four years since the ouster of former president Hosni Mubarak.
“This shows us how lost Egypt’s judicial system truly is.”
“This judge is trying to kill the law,” one lawyer said, after 529 people were sentenced to death following a two-day trial that Egyptian lawyers are calling a farce.
One of Egypt’s most popular weekly television shows had its signal jammed Friday night, making most of the show impossible to watch.
A total of 20 journalists have been accused of joining or aiding a terrorist organization and spreading false news in the country.
“Interfering with U.S. diplomatic missions should be a red line.”
“We will not submit.” Their neighbors turn against them.
They sent a letter that asked for the release of three Al Jazeera America journalists who may face charges of belonging to a terrorist organization.
The latest victim in Egypt’s crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood and opposition voices? Abla Fahita, a widowed puppet who appears in online commercials for the telecom company Vodafone.
The arrest of four Al Jazeera journalists late Sunday is the most recent step threatening freedom of the press in Egypt.
In a day of clashes, three people were killed and 265 arrested, according to Egyptian authorities.
“Going forward, we really have no policy,” says a U.S. diplomat, one day after Egypt’s government declares the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group.
The declaration came after a blast at an Interior Ministry building in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura killed at least 14 people and injured 120 others.
Mohamed Morsi will be tried on charges of terrorism in what state prosecutors are calling the “largest espionage case” in Egypt’s history.
A defiant Morsi told the court: “I am the president of the republic and I am here against my will.”
General Sisi is everywhere these days — including in music videos. But there’s still room for Snoop Dogg.
Essam el-Erian, a Muslim Brotherhood leader, was found hiding in an upscale neighborhood of Cairo and detained for inciting violence.
“As long as we have the internet, they can’t wipe us out.”
Egyptians woke up Thursday to the news that President Barack Obama had decided to withhold millions of dollars in aid from Egypt’s military.
The court ordered the government to seize the Brotherhood’s funds and administer its frozen assets.
Gehad el-Haddad, the Brotherhood’s main foreign media contact, was arrested with three other group members in Cairo.
The Obama administration has decided to temporarily suspend the delivery of weapons to the Egyptian military and some forms of economic aid, the Daily Beast reported.
Everything we know about the tragic events this week in Egypt, by the numbers.
It’s now the third day of conflict between Egypt’s military forces and the supporters of ousted president Morsi. On Wednesday and Thursday, more than 600 Egyptians died.
New protests erupted Thursday and the death toll surpassed 600 — with hundreds more unaccounted for — following the government’s crackdown on supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
The former Secretary of Defense might have a different opinion now that 22 Al-Jazeera staffers in Egypt resigned over alleged “biased coverage” in favor of the Muslim Brotherhood during last week’s unrest in Cairo.