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US official visits senior Egypt Islamist in jail

US official visits senior Egypt Islamist in jail

Aug 05, CAIRO — A top U.S. diplomat met early on Monday a jailed senior leader in the Muslim Brotherhood, part of mediation efforts to end the standoff between Egypt’s military- backed government and protesters supporting the ousted president, government officials said.  They said U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns met in prison with […]

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Egypt: Brotherhood vows to keep defying military coup

Egypt: Brotherhood vows to keep defying military coup

July 11, CAIRO  — The group has refused to work with the interim leaders, who are trying to restore calm and pave the way for new elections early next year after the toppling of Morsi and the subsequent crackdown on other leaders of the fundamentalist Islamic group. Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood vowed Thursday not to back […]

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Egyptian military kills 34 Pro-Morsi protesters in Cairo, health official says

Egyptian military kills 34 Pro-Morsi protesters in Cairo, health official says

July 08, Cairo – Shots have been fired at sit-in outside of the building where ousted leader Mohammed Morsi is thought to be being held. This came just hours before the interim government was expected to name a new premier. At least 34 people, including an army officer, died early on Monday when shots were […]

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