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Egyptian authorities acted on a tip on Wednesday and raided an apartment in eastern Cairo, discovering and arresting a leading Muslim Brotherhood leader who had been on the run for months.
Egypt's military-backed government underlined the weakness of U.S. influence by ignoring Washington's calls for restraint and arresting the spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood on Tuesday.
Egypt's interim administration on Sunday pressed ahead with a military-backed "road map" to return the country to democratic rule, even as the top prosecutor continued his crackdown on senior figures in the Muslim Brotherhood.
Egypt's new prime minister said Thursday that, yes, he would consider key government appointments for members of the Muslim Brotherhood, despite the military coup and ouster of Brotherhood-backed President Mohammed Morsi.
Egyptian prosecutors on Wednesday ordered the arrest of senior Muslim Brotherhood leaders in a widening crackdown on Islamists following the ouster of the country's first democratically elected president last week.
A horrific video allegedly taken by Egyptian newspaper photographer Ahmed Samir Assem captures the seconds leading up to his own death before a soldier shot him in the head.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood issued a call Monday for a revolt against the military after a bloody crackdown on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo left dozens dead and hundreds wounded, fueling fears of a civil war.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated government recently allowed members of the Brotherhood and hardline jihadists to join Egypt's military academy for the first time as part of what U.S. officials say is a covert effort to impose Islamist rule in the key Middle East state.
Egyptian protesters burned two Freedom and Justice Party offices Sunday to protest the killing of an opposition activist. Thousands attended a funeral service for Mohamed al-Shafie who was found dead for unknown reasons. Protesters then headed to the FJP headquarters in Kafr Saad village and set them on fire.
Egypt's opposition called Sunday for an investigation into allegations of vote fraud in the referendum on a deeply divisive Islamist-backed constitution after the Muslim Brotherhood, the main group backing the charter, claimed it passed with a 64 percent "yes" vote.
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood-led government is asserting its dominance in ways that raise the specter of an autocracy similar to the regime Egyptians toppled almost two years ago, an Egyptian opposition leader warned foreign-policy specialists in Washington.
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has been a man on a mission — or several missions — since taking office June 30.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has appointed a Coptic Christian intellectual and a woman university professor as presidential assistants, his spokesman Yasser Ali announced.
Islamist candidate Mohammed Morsi declared victory Monday in Egypt's first free presidential election since Hosni Mubarak's ouster 16 months ago. But just as polls were closing, the ruling military council issued constitutional amendments that gave sweeping authority to maintain its grip on power and subordinate the nominal head of state.
A surprising number of Egyptians shrugged off a major presidential election Sunday that will determine if their post-revolutionary nation is run by a former general associated with the old regime or a firebrand Islamist who wants to impose Shariah law.