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Muslim Brotherhood media office to move to London after court ban

CAIRO, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The Muslim Brotherhood, which claims ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi as a member, says it will move its media operations to London.

Muslim Brotherhood holds rallies on Egyptian campuses

CAIRO, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- A campus demonstration in Egypt by supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood ended in a violent clash with counter-demonstrators Sunday, police said.

Crackdown of Muslim Brotherhood continues with financial freeze

CAIRO, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- An Egyptian court Tuesday upheld the freezing of financial assets of the Muslim Brotherhood's senior leaders, the state news agency said.

Ship collides with ferry, sinks; five crew members missing in Egypt

HURGHADA, Egypt, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Rescuers found three missing survivors of a ship that sunk at Hurghada port in Egypt but five people were unaccounted for, rescue workers said.

Egyptian army to continue Sinai operations

CAIRO, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Egypt intends to expand its military operations against jihadist militants in northern Sinai, an Egyptian official said Sunday.

Egyptian journalist to face trial

CAIRO, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- An award-winning Egyptian journalist faces trial before a military court for allegedly publishing false information, a military prosecutor said.

Egyptian soldier killed in Sinai violence

CAIRO, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- An Egyptian soldier was killed and two others injured in a raid by militants on a military checkpoint in northern Sinai, the Middle East News Agency reported.
Shots fired at Egyptian youth leader

Shots fired at Egyptian youth leader

CAIRO, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Gunmen in Cairo shot at Mahmoud Badr, founder of the Tamarod youth movement that led to ousted President Mohamed Morsi's downfall, al-Arabiya reported.

Mubarak figure heads Egyptian Constitution-amending panel

CAIRO, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Egypt's Amr Moussa, a Mubarak regime figure, will head the panel amending the Constitution enacted during Mohamed Morsi's Islamist presidency, officials said.

Jailed Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader said in good health

CAIRO, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Jailed Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Mohamed Badie was in good health in a Cairo prison Sunday, his family said, denying he was sick and or mistreated.

Muslim Brotherhood vows to keep protesting in Egypt

CAIRO, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- The Muslim Brotherhood said Sunday it won't give up its efforts to regain political control of Egypt.

Muslim Brotherhood leader's son arrested in early morning raid

CAIRO, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Egyptian security forces said they arrested Saad al-Shater, the son of Muslim Brotherhood Deputy Supreme Guide Khairat al-Shater, during a raid Wednesday.
63 Morsi supporters referred to criminal court in Alexandria

63 Morsi supporters referred to criminal court in Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Egypt's prosecutor has referred 63 supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi to a criminal court in Alexandria Monday, judicial officials said.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak released on corruption charges

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak released on corruption charges

CAIRO, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- The Cairo Criminal Court Monday ordered the prison release of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, pending an investigation into corruption charges.

Brother of al-Qaida leader and Jihadist figure arrested in Egypt

CAIRO, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Police in Cairo arrested Mohamed al-Zawahiri, a leading figure in the Egyptian Jihadist Salafist group and the brother of a an al-Qaida leader.
Muslim Brotherhood cancels Sunday protest marches

Muslim Brotherhood cancels Sunday protest marches

CAIRO, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The threat of rooftop snipers led the Muslim Brotherhood to call off a series of protest marches around Egypt Sunday.
Egypt death toll tops 600

Egypt death toll tops 600

CAIRO, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Violent new protests erupted Thursday in Egypt as international concern grew over a crackdown on demonstrators in which at least 600 people have been killed.
Tamarod wants Muslim Brotherhood listed as terrorist organization

Tamarod wants Muslim Brotherhood listed as terrorist organization

CAIRO, July 31 (UPI) -- The Egyptian Tamarod movement that led protests against ousted President Mohamed Morsi wants his Muslim Brotherhood to be listed as a terrorist organization.
Mansour appoints prime minister to choose Egyptian cabinet

Mansour appoints prime minister to choose Egyptian cabinet

CAIRO, July 9 (UPI) -- Interim Egyptian President Adly Mansour Tuesday appointed Hazem Beblawi prime minister and directed him to form a new government, state media reported.

154 killed during Mohamed Morsi's rule

CAIRO, July 7 (UPI) -- More than 150 Egyptians were killed during President Mohamed Morsi's rule, the Arab Network for Human Rights Information said.
Mansour sworn in as Egypt's interim president; 10 killed in clashes

Mansour sworn in as Egypt's interim president; 10 killed in clashes

CAIRO, July 4 (UPI) -- Egypt's interim President Adly Mansour was sworn in Thursday, saying the source of his presidential power is "the great people of Egypt."
Death toll up to 14 in massive Egypt protests; Morsi given deadline

Death toll up to 14 in massive Egypt protests; Morsi given deadline

CAIRO, July 1 (UPI) -- Huge protests in Egypt left at least 14 people dead and 900 injured, authorities said. Activists gave President Mohamed Morsi a Tuesday deadline to step down.
Two killed in Egypt clashes

Two killed in Egypt clashes

CAIRO, June 27 (UPI) -- Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi acknowledged mistakes in his first year in office and warned unrest threatens to bring the country to a standstill.

Egyptian teacher fined for allegedly promoting Christianity

LUXOR, Egypt, June 11 (UPI) -- A teacher in Egypt was fined for allegedly preaching Christianity and insulting the Muslim Prophet Muhammad during a lesson on religion, court officials said.

Egyptian girl, 13, dies after circumcision operation

CAIRO, June 10 (UPI) -- The parents of an Egyptian girl who died after being circumcised accused the doctor of negligence and an organization called female circumcision a criminal act.
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