The Popular Current staged protests in France and Canada on Sunday to denounce what it described as Western support of the Muslim Brotherhood and failure to back the Egyptian army's counter-terrorism efforts.
Egypt's prosecution on Monday ordered the detention of 255 members of the Muslim Brotherhood pending investigations of a range of allegations, including murder, attempted murder, thuggery, vandalism and arson.
Egypt's National Coalition to Support Legitimacy – led by the Muslim Brotherhood – has called for rallies on Monday demanding the reinstatement of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.
A leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood’s political wing, the Freedom and Justice Party, was arrested on Sunday.
Muslim Brotherhood bank assets could be susceptible to freezing if interim authorities decide to dissolve the group, Anadolu Agency quoted bankers as saying.
CAIRO — Just two years ago, Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood won the country’s first free elections, but now many in the country call its supporters “terrorists.”
The Salafist Nour Party demanded that the criteria set by the presidency last week for selecting the 50-member committee which will finalise amendments to the suspended 2012 constitution be revised.
The Council of Egyptian Churches rejected foreign interference in domestic affairs in a statement issued on Saturday evening.
The Muslim Brotherhood called for demonstrations in the outskirts of Cairo to be away from security forces according to the National Alliance Supporting Legitimacy.
Egypt’s Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb urged the Muslim Brotherhood to accept “peaceful solution” talks as a way out of the deadly chaos that erupted following last week’s crackdown on their anti-government sit-ins that killed hundreds.
Egyptian authorities referred 84 people from the city of Suez, including Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters, to military prosecutors on Thursday on charges of murder and burning churches, the state news agency reported.
Pope Francis said on Thursday he was praying for the victims of the violence in Egypt that has left more than 500 people dead and appealed for "peace, dialogue and reconciliation".
The bodies of more than 250 people killed in Egypt's political violence are being held at a mosque in northeast Cairo, Al Jazeera's Egypt news channel reported on Thursday, showing footage of rows of corpses in white shrouds.
Churches across Egypt came under frenzied attack Thursday as the country became convulsed in violent turmoil after security forces forcibly broke up two major Cairo protest camps held by supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and its allies suffered a strong blow from the state security crackdown, their central coordination has been lost and the bloodshed means anger is now "beyond control," a spokesman said on Thursday.
Churches burned across Egypt following the security crackdown on pro-Muslim Brotherhood demonstrators. Online reports suggest up to 17 churches were burned across Egypt, along with other Christian-owned businesses and schools.
Morning Star News is reporting that a Coptic Christian girl walking home from a Bible class at her church was shot and killed last week in Cairo by an unidentified gunman, human rights activists said on Friday, August 9, 2013.
Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb said on Wednesday he was only informed about the dispersal of the sit-ins in Rabaa al-Adaweya and al-Nahda squares through the media.
AJC is appalled by the ongoing, targeted attacks on Egypt's Coptic community. One of the oldest churches in Egypt, built in the 4th century, the Virgin Mary in Minya, was destroyed by fire today, an Egyptian human rights activist has tweeted. Media have reported attacks on churches in the city of Suez and churches in other villages were also attacked, according to media reports.
As clashes raged in the capital on Wednesday, three churches were attacked in central Egypt, with Christian activists accusing Morsi loyalists of waging "a war of retaliation against Copts in Egypt".
The Muslim Brotherhood is ready to take part in talks on Egypt's political crisis mediated by the country's leading Islamic authority, as long as they are on the right terms, its spokesman said on Tuesday.
The Light of the Desert-Documentary on St Macarius Monastery, Egypt