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In this file April 2011 photo, Mohamed Mursi (R) speaks, alongside other members of the Muslim Brotherhood group’s political wing, the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), during a news conference in Cairo, Egypt. (Reuters/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)
Both sides in Egypt chose to escalate the conflict. Muslim Brotherhood leaders who fled and settled abroad made a conscious decision to defy the regime, justifying the killings in Sinai and threatening the current Egyptian regime. As for the prosecutor, he chose to...
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A file photo of former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi. (AFP Photo/Alberto Pizzoli)
Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Egypt’s former President Mohamed Mursi was engaged in a political tug-of-war with his former colleagues on the Muslim Brotherhood’s Guidance Bureau during his brief, doomed presidency, Mursi-era officials have told Asharq Al-Awsat....
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Egyptian security forces stand guard in front of the Al-Azhar Islamic university in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, October 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Ahmed Abd El Latef, El Shorouk)
Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Eyewitnesses at Al-Azhar University said students affiliated to the Muslim Brotherhood raised the Al-Qaeda flag inside one of the university’s campuses during protests on Saturday. As the first day of the second semester of the academic year...
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Essam El-Erian, deputy head of the Freedom and Justice Party, speaks during Egypt’s Shura Council meeting in Cairo in this May 25, 2013 file picture. (REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Files)
Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Egyptian authorities arrested a senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood on Wednesday, a day after the judge overseeing the trial of several fellow leaders of the organization resigned over the authorities’ failure to produce them in court. Essam...
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A man walks past graffiti depicting ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi in downtown Cairo September 2, 2013. (REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)
Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Judicial sources have informed Asharq Al-Awsat that former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi will be tried in open court and that the first court date has been set for the near future. Egypt’s state prosecutor referred Mursi to trial...