An Egyptian court on Saturday commuted a death sentence against the Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual leader to life in prison, in one of many trials of Islamists since their removal from power.
Judicial officials say Egypt’s state prosecutor has raised new charges against the country’s ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, accusing him of leaking secret documents to Qatar, an ally of the
The top Islamic authority in Egypt, revered by many Muslims worldwide, has launched a campaign against an extremist group in Syria and Iraq, saying it is not an “Islamic State”, formerly known as the
An Egyptian court said it will deliver its verdict in the murder trial of Hosni Mubarak on September 27, in a session on Wednesday in which the ousted strongman passionately defended his 30-year rule.
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has crushed a pocket of resistance to its control in eastern Syria, crucifying two people and executing 23 others in the past five days, a monitoring group
The decision follows the designation of the Brotherhood as a “terrorist organisation” in December last year after Mr Morsi’s ouster
An Egyptian court asked the top religious authority on Thursday to reconsider his decision to reject its death sentence against the leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and 13 supporters on charg
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended Israel’s month-long conflict against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, in which hundreds of Palestinian civilians were killed, on Wednesday as “justified” and “propor
US secretary of state John Kerry spoke Thursday to his counterparts in Qatar and Turkey, which support the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, as he pressed for a Gaza ceasefire.
Clashes between rival Libyan militias fighting for control of the international airport in the capital, Tripoli, have killed 47 people over the past 24 hours, Libya's health ministry said.