An investigative judge referred Saturday morning ousted president Mohamed Morsi and 132 co-defendants to criminal court for escaping from Wadi Al-Natroun Prison during the January uprising of 2011.
Al-Jama’a Al-Islamiya and its Construction and Development Party have officially announced boycotting the referendum on the Constitution after 75 percent of the group’s general assembly members supported boycotting, while the rest 25 percent prefered to vote “no” so long as it guarantees transparency, integrity as well as international supervision will be available.
CAIRO: A source inside the Muslim Brotherhood told Youm7 on Saturday that they have received requests in emails and text messages from international Brotherhood organizations to mobilize their members to vote “no” on the upcoming constitutional referendum.
CAIRO: Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi issued a statement Saturday announcing his resignation from the Al-Azhar Islamic Research Academy.
Egyptian authorities transferred two senior aides of ousted president Mohamed Morsi to Al-Aqrab prison in southern Cairo on Saturday.
CAIRO: The undecided stance of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and Mohamed Morsi supporters on whether or not to boycott the constitutional referendum indicates their intention to keep the door for dialogue open, said Kamal Habib, a professor of Islamic movements, on Thursday.
A suspect accused of killing a low-ranking police officer in the Nozha neighborhood committed suicide on Thursday during a crackdown by police aiming to arrest him.
CAIRO: The alliance supporting the Muslim Brotherhood continues to communicates with Ayman Nour regarding a strategy of dialogue, said Mohamed Abu Samra, Secretary-General of the Islamic Party, the Political arm of the Islamic Jihad organization.
CAIRO - They tirelessly hold rallies, whether at night or under cold rain, chanting for the return of Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. They clash with police, hurling back fuming tear gas canisters and getting dragged by their veils and thrown behind bars. At protests in universities, they get into fistfights with rival female students.
CAIRO: Muslim Brotherhood attempts to cause chaos and a state of unrest, particularly on university campuses recently, aim to block the democratic process and the political roadmap, said Islamic Researcher Hisham al-Naggar.
Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie has been imprisoned for an additional 15 days pending investigations on charges of involvement in inciting the burning of 6th of October City’s police department.
Egypt's public prosecutor ordered former President Mohamed Mursi and 34 other Islamists to stand trial on charges including conspiring with foreign groups to commit terrorist acts in Egypt and divulging military secrets to a foreign state.
At least 13 students "who belong to the Muslim Brotherhood" were suspended from Azhar University on Wednesday.
Prosecutors have ordered the detention for 15 days of nine men suspected of killing a taxi driver during a pro-Muslim Brotherhood protest in the Nile Delta.
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CAIRO: The deputy head of the Salafist Al-Watan Party Yousry Hammad said Monday that the party does not recognize the constitution drafted by the unelected 50-member committee appointed by interim President Adly Mansour.
CAIRO: Spokesperson for Tagammu Party, Nabil Zaki, argued the delay in declaring the Muslim Brotherhood organization as a terrorist group after their criminal acts.
CAIRO: Osama Hafez, deputy chief of the Shura Council of Gamaa Islamiyya, criticized the statement issued by Chairperson of the Strong Egypt Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh in which he expressed his readiness to mediate between the ruling authority and the pro-MB National Alliance to Support Legitimacy.
Fourteen pro-Muslim Brotherhood students were released on a LE50,000 bail by Giza Criminal Court on Monday, after their appeal on the decision during the hearing.
CAIRO: The defense lawyers of ousted president Mohamed Morsi said the prosecution did not provide them with the results of investigations conducted with the former president in Borg al-Arab prison, in statements to Youm7.
The Egyptian satellite company Nilesat closed 10 'sectarian' TV stations in 2013 after complaints against their content, Nilesat head Tharwat Mekky said on Sunday.
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