An Egyptian court sentenced 529 supporters of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi to death on Monday after just two hearings, in the largest mass sentencing in the country’s modern history.
Three Arab countries have banned the Hollywood film Noah on religious grounds even before its worldwide premiere and several others are expected to follow suit, Paramount Pictures told Reuters on Satu
Deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi was Sunday facing charges of espionage and carrying out “terror attacks” in Egypt, as a third trial against him was due to get under way.
The trial of Mohamed Morsi over the deaths of protesters resumed Saturday, days after he shouted from the dock in a separate case that he was the legitimate Egyptian President.
State television says Egypt’s interim President has promoted the country’s powerful Army chief who led the July 3 coup that ousted the nation’s Islamist President to the top military rank of marshal.
Nearly 50 people died in weekend clashes between supporters and opponents of Egypt’s military, as media outlets on Sunday hailed rallies urging the army chief to run for the Presidency.
A spate of deadly bombings put Egyptian police on edge Saturday as supporters and opponents of the military-installed government prepared rival rallies for the anniversary of the 2011 Arab Spring uprising.
A car bomb struck the main Egyptian police headquarters Friday in the heart of Cairo, killing at least four people in a hugely symbolic attack on the eve of the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled longtime autocratic ruler Hosni Mubarak.
An Egyptian judge says Jan. 28 has been set as opening day for the third trial of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, this one on charges of organizing prison breaks with the help of foreign militants.
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s blockbuster Chennai Express is all set for a trip to Egypt in October thus marking the return of Bollywood in the country after a gap of 25 years.