ARTICLES RELATING TO MOHAMMED MORSI

Egypt court jails 68 pro-Morsi protesters

2014-10-01 10:17

An Egyptian court has sentenced 68 people to up to 15 years in prison over protest clashes, in the latest mass sentencing of supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.

Egypt militants claim blast near foreign ministry

2014-09-22 13:49

An Egyptian militant group has claimed responsibility for a bomb blast in a busy downtown Cairo street near the foreign ministry that has killed two senior police officers and wounded several others.

Egypt targets last bastion of Brotherhood dissent

2014-09-18 18:17

Egypt has moved to close down one of the last bastions of Muslim Brotherhood dissent with sweeping new rules to curtail protest at Al Azhar University.

Egypt court releases hunger-striking activist

2014-09-15 14:47

An Egyptian court has released on bail one of the country's best-known democracy activists who is standing retrial after he was sentenced to 15 years in jail for organising an illegal protest.

Egypt: Brotherhood leader, cleric get 20 years in jail

2014-09-09 14:36

An Egyptian court has sentenced a leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and an Islamist cleric to 20 years in prison for attempting to kill two policemen.

Sisi: stalled Mideast peace process fuels jihadists

2014-09-04 10:28

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has blamed the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process for fuelling regional militancy, as US tries to shore up support to combat ISIS jihadists.

Egypt probes Morsi for giving 'security papers' to Qatar

2014-08-28 07:56

Egypt has opened an investigation into deposed president Mohammed Morsi for delivering “documents relevant to national security” to Qatar, a report says.

Three dead in Egypt clashes

2014-08-14 19:09

At least three people have been killed in Egypt as police quashed attempts by supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to commemorate the first anniversary of the Cairo crackdown.

Gunmen shoot dead Cairo cop

2014-08-14 12:40

Gunmen have shot dead a police sergeant in Cairo, as security forces were on heightened alert for the first anniversary of the killing of hundreds of Islamist protesters.

HRW chiefs denied entry to Egypt - staff

2014-08-11 09:47

The executive director of Human Rights Watch and another senior staff member have been denied entry to Egypt for "security reasons" after being held at the Cairo airport for 12 hours, two of the group's staff says.

Egypt military kills 7 militants in volatile Sinai

2014-07-29 12:01

An Egyptian military spokesperson says troops have killed seven suspected militants and arrested five as part of an ongoing offensive in the volatile Sinai Peninsula.

Jazeera journos jailed in Egypt set to appeal

2014-07-25 10:16

Three Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt last month for up to 10 years on charges of adding a terrorist organisation are set to appeal their convictions.

US condemns attack on Egyptian soldiers

2014-07-22 07:46

The US has condemned a weekend attack on an Egyptian border checkpoint which left 21 soldiers dead, and vowed to keep up support for Egypt’s security.

Turkey PM slams Egypt's 'illegitimate tyrant' Sisi

2014-07-18 15:23

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has slammed Egypt's president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as an illegitimate tyrant, saying that Cairo can’t be relied upon to negotiate a ceasefire with Israel.

8 killed in mortar attack in Egypt's Sinai

2014-07-14 07:41

Militants in Egypt’s northern Sinai have fired mortar rounds at a military post in the provincial capital of el-Arish, killing soldiers as well as seven civilians, including two children.

Sisi defends fuel subsidies cut, adds taxes

2014-07-07 09:12

Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has defended a government decision to raise fuel prices as the authorities also slapped higher taxes on cigarettes and alcohol, a report says.

Egypt court upholds death verdict against 10 Islamists

2014-07-05 22:23

Egyptian judicial officials say a Cairo court has upheld death sentences against 10 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood and sentenced 38 others to life.

At least 3 killed in Egyptian 'own' blast

2014-07-04 20:08

Three people are believed to have been killed in an explosion at a house south of Cairo used to making bombs, a report says.

Islamists call 'day of anger' to mark Morsi ouster

2014-07-03 11:40

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has called for a ‘day of anger’ to mark the first anniversary of the military overthrow of president Mohammed Morsi.

Morsi's son sentenced to 1 year

2014-07-02 22:25

The son of Egypt's ousted president has been sentenced to 1 year for drug possession and use.

Blast near Egypt’s presidential palace injures 3

2014-06-30 11:19

Security officials say a homemade bomb has gone off near Egypt’s presidential palace in Cairo, wounding at least three people.

At least 4 wounded in Cairo explosions

2014-06-25 09:11

Two explosions have wounded at least four people at two Cairo metro stations, highlighting some of the challenges faced by newly elected President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Parents of Aus journo jailed in Egypt 'shattered'

2014-06-24 10:08

The parents of Australian journalist Peter Greste, one of three Al Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years each by an Egyptian judge, have called the verdict an attack on free speech.

Jazeera slams 'unjust' Egypt verdicts against staff

2014-06-23 14:12

Al-Jazeera has slammed as “unjust” an Egyptian court decision to jail three of its journalists for between seven and 10 years after convicting them of aiding the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood.

Egypt court to give verdict in Al-Jazeera trial

2014-06-23 09:05

An Egyptian court is set to deliver its verdict in the trial of Al-Jazeera journalists accused of aiding the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood in a case that has sparked an international outcry.

 

Egypt blasts Turkish leader after UN speech

2014-09-25 22:09

Egypt has accused Turkish leader Tayyip Erdogan of supporting terrorists and seeking to provoke mayhem in the Middle East after he questioned the legitimacy of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Egypt 'using detention' to silence opponents

2014-09-19 13:59

The growing number of political detainees in Egypt is raising concerns about human rights abuses, an issue US secretary of state John Kerry says he has had 'frank' talks about in Cairo.

Sinai bomb kills 6 Egypt policemen

2014-09-16 11:06

A bomb has hit an Egyptian security force convoy in the Sinai Peninsula, killing six policemen in the restive region where jihadists launch regular attacks.

Egypt: Qatar ordered Islamists out within 2 months

2014-09-15 13:39

Egypt will hunt down exiled Muslim Brotherhood leaders and seek their arrest, a top official says, after Qatar ordered them to leave its territory.

Path to jihad: From upmarket Cairo to ISIS beheadings

2014-09-04 15:47

After leaving his upmarket Cairo neighbourhood to fight with the ISIS militant group in Syria and Iraq, Younes says he learned how to work as a sniper, fire heavy weaponry and behead prisoners.

Group: Witness for Egypt mass killings detained

2014-09-03 07:18

Human Rights Watch says one of the witnesses for its investigation into mass killings in Egypt last summer has been detained, calling for his release.

2 Islamist protesters killed in Cairo

2014-08-15 17:17

Two Islamist protesters have been killed during clashes between police and demonstrators in Cairo, Egyptian security sources say.

Egypt Islamists mark anniversary of mass killing

2014-08-14 14:41

Egyptian security forces firing tear gas have quashed small, scattered demonstrations by Islamist supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi.

HRW urges UN probe of 'systematic' Egypt killings

2014-08-13 13:14

The killing of hundreds of Egyptian demonstrators at two protest camps last year was systematic, ordered by top officials and probably amounts to crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch says, calling for a UN inquiry.

Egypt burns books promoting Brotherhood ideas

2014-08-09 21:04

Egypt has extended its crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood to include burning books it says promote violence and ideas linked to the banned Islamist group, a local official and a security source says.

Egypt army destroys more Gaza tunnels

2014-07-27 12:45

Egypt's army says it has destroyed 13 more tunnels connecting the Sinai Peninsula to the Gaza Strip, taking to 1 639 the overall number it has laid waste to.

Egypt judge: Jazeera team did "devil's" work

2014-07-24 07:53

An Egyptian judge has released his reasoning for harsh sentences issued against three Al-Jazeera journalists, saying they were brought together “by the devil” to destabilise the country.

Egypt summons Turkish diplomat

2014-07-21 07:40

Cairo’s foreign ministry has summoned the Turkish charge d'affaires in protest over derogatory comments by Turkey's PM Tayyip Erdogan, aimed at the Egyptian president, a report says.

Morsi's fugitive son held at Egypt train station

2014-07-18 08:43

A son of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, who was sentenced to a year in prison for possession and use of hashish, has been arrested at a train station south of Cairo.

Egypt takes back seat in attacks on Hamas

2014-07-10 18:26

Having crushed the Muslim Brotherhood, Cairo's new government has taken a back seat as Israel pounds Hamas, the Egyptian movement's Islamist allies across the border in Gaza.

Aus journo family encouraged by Sisi comments

2014-07-07 07:51

The family of jailed journalist Peter Greste says they are encouraged by Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi saying he “wished” the Australian had never been put on trial.

Muslim Brotherhood leader gets life in prison

2014-07-05 13:00

An Egyptian court has sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie to life in prison for inciting the violence that erupted after the army deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Blast in Egypt train as cops crush protests

2014-07-04 07:43

A bomb blast in a train and clashes between protesters and security forces have rocked Egypt, as police quashed demonstrations marking the anniversary of ex-president Mohammed Morsi’s ouster.

Egypt: Blast near Cairo military hospital

2014-07-03 07:41

A limited explosion has occurred inside a car near a Cairo military hospital, an official says, hours before the first anniversary of deposed president Mohammed Morsi.

One year after Morsi, Egypt roiled by unrest

2014-07-01 07:47

A year after he deposed Egypt’s first freely elected president only to take his place, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi presides over a country roiled by militancy and ever-shrinking liberties, critics say.

Egypt: Jailed Aus journo 'outraged' at verdict

2014-06-26 09:04

Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has voiced his “outrage” at being jailed for seven years by an Egyptian court, saying the case was about silencing critical voices.

Egypt's Sisi won't interfere in court verdicts

2014-06-24 12:41

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi says he will not interfere in court rulings, a day after three Al Jazeera journalists were sentenced to seven years in prison.

Egypt under pressure to pardon Jazeera journos

2014-06-24 07:35

Egypt is under mounting pressure to pardon three Al Jazeera journalists jailed in a ruling that sparked global outrage and fears of a growing media crackdown.

Egypt sentences 3 Jazeera journos to 7 years

2014-06-23 11:34

An Egyptian court has convicted three journalists from Al-Jazeera English and sentenced them to seven years in prison each on terrorism-related charges.

Egypt to be allowed back into AU

2014-06-18 10:34

The AU is set to readmit Egypt and end its nearly year-long suspension from the grouping because of the country’s military coup, an official says.

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