Mohammed Morsi, who ruled Egypt between two revolts, dies at 67

World Jun 18, 2019

Mohammed Morsi, who ruled Egypt between two revolts, dies at 67

Mohammed Morsi, a bespectacled Muslim Brotherhood foot-soldier elevated from obscurity to become Egypt's first freely elected civilian president, has died. He was 67. He collapsed and died while attending a court hearing, Egyptian state media reported. He suffered a "sudden heart attack," state-run Ahram Gate ...

Trump seeks to declare Muslim Brotherhood terrorists

World / Politics May 1, 2019

Trump seeks to declare Muslim Brotherhood terrorists

President Donald Trump is seeking to blacklist the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group, a far-reaching step that would place the United States firmly on the side of its authoritarian allies in the Middle East. "The president has consulted with his national security team and ...

Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis

World Jun 23, 2017

Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis

Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties to Qatar issued a steep list of demands Thursday to end the crisis, insisting that their Persian Gulf neighbor shutter Al-Jazeera, cut back diplomatic ties to Iran and close down a Turkish military base ...

World Jan 4, 2016

Jordan frees No. 2 figure in Muslim Brotherhood from prison

Jordan on Monday released a top leader of the Muslim Brotherhood opposition group after he served over two-thirds of his 18-month prison term for criticizing the United Arab Emirates, an ally of the kingdom. Zaki Bani Ersheid's release comes at a time of growing divisions ...