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  • British Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and his wife Samantha stop for a drink by a beach during their holiday on the Spanish Island of Lanzarote, Sunday, April 13, 2014.  (AP Photo/Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno, pool)

    Muslim Brotherhood flees London in face of British investigation

    The Muslim Brotherhood — faced with a investigation into their British-based activities — has chosen to flee its recently established London headquarters' address for less scrutinized surroundings in Graz, Austria.


  • ** FILE ** Egyptian Christians chant anti-Muslim Brotherhood slogans following a funeral service at the St. Mark Coptic Cathedral in Cairo on Sunday, April 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Coptic Christian woman with cross dangling in her car brutally killed by Islamist mob

    A Coptic Christian woman, 25, was pulled from her car and brutally beaten and stabbed to death by a mob of Egyptian Islamists who reportedly saw a cross hanging from her rear-view mirror.


  • In this image made from video broadcast on Egypt's State Television, Egypt's military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi speaks in a nationally televised speech, announcing that he will run for president, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, March 26, 2014. In a nationally televised speech, el-Sissi said he has resigned from the military. Wearing military fatigues, he said it was the last time he would wear it and that "I give up the uniform to defend the nation" and run in elections expected next month. (AP Photo/Egyptian State Television)

    In Egypt's political vacuum, el-Sissi looms large

    Former military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, if he wins Egypt's presidency as is widely expected, will have an overwhelming presence over a shattered political scene. Egypt's once dominant political force, the Muslim Brotherhood, is crushed under a relentless crackdown. Non-Islamist parties are weak and largely acquiescent to his power.


  • Riot police fire tear gas during clashes outside Cairo University in Giza, Egypt, Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Hundreds of largely Islamist university students in a number of universities protested Wednesday against the mass death sentences issued against more than 520 suspected supporters of President Mohammed Morsi in a cursory trial, setting off clashes that left dozens injured. At Cairo University, hundreds of students who attempted to take their protest outside the campus were met with volleys of tear gas from police. (AP Photo/Ahmed Abd El Latif, El Shorouk) EGYPT OUT

    Egypt army chief says he will run for president

    Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the Egyptian military chief who last summer removed the elected Islamist president, announced Wednesday that he will run for president in elections expected next month, putting him on an apparent track to lead a nation beleaguered by ongoing turmoil and violence, a broken political order, a dilapidated economy and concerns over the chances for building a democracy.


  • Supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans during a demonstration outside Cairo University in Giza, Egypt, Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Hundreds of largely Islamist university students in a number of universities protested Wednesday against the mass death sentences issued against more than 520 suspected supporters of President Mohammed Morsi in a cursory trial, setting off clashes that left dozens injured. At Cairo University, hundreds of students who attempted to take their protest outside the campus were met with volleys of tear gas from police. (AP Photo/Ahmed Abdel Fattah, El Shorouk) EGYPT OUT

    Egypt prosecutor orders new mass trials of 919 Islamists

    Egypt's chief prosecutor on Wednesday ordered two trials for a total of 919 suspected Islamists on charges that include murder, pushing ahead with a series of mass tribunals of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi despite international criticism.


  • Egypt military chief reshuffles commanders

    Egypt's military chief ordered a limited reshuffle in military officers Monday, the state news agency reported, replacing the commander in charge of troops in northern Sinai and parts of the Nile Delta where he has been at the forefront of fight against a spreading insurgency by Islamic militants.


  • Gunmen attack army bus in Cairo, kill 1 soldier

    Masked gunmen opened fire on an army bus in Cairo on Thursday, killing one soldier and wounding three in a rare attack on troops in the Egyptian capital, security officials and a military spokesman said.


  • FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 file photo, Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah speaks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry before their meeting in Rawdat Khurayim, a secluded royal hunting retreat in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has identified the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group along with al-Qaida and other groups, warning those who join them or support them they could face five to 30 years in prison. A statement Friday, March 7, 2014 from the Saudi Interior Ministry said King Abdullah approved the findings of a committee entrusted with identifying extremist groups referred to in a royal decree earlier last month.(AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool, File)

    Saudi Arabia names Brotherhood a terrorist group

    Saudi Arabia identified the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group along with al-Qaida and others Friday, warning those who join them or support them they could face five to 30 years in prison.


  • Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste stands inside the defendants' cage in a courtroom during a trial on terror charges, along with several other defendants, in Cairo Egypt, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Mohammed Abu Zaid)

    Al-Jazeera reporter speaks at Egyptian trial

    An Egyptian-Canadian journalist working for Al-Jazeera English told an Egyptian court Wednesday that he could "never possibly betray his country," testifying in a case accusing him and other colleagues of being terrorists.


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