Mohammed Morsi

egypt

Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s First Democratically Elected President, Just Collapsed and Died in Court

Morsi, a leading figure in the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood movement, had been serving lengthy jail sentences since his ouster from power.
Tim Hume
6.17.19
middle east

Egypt Sentences Muslim Brotherhood Leader to Life in Prison and Eight Others to Death

Spiritual leader Mohammed Badie and 35 others were found guilty for their alleged involvement in violent clashes that took place after the ouster of former President Mohammed Morsi in 2013.
VICE News
5.30.16
defense & security

European Companies Sold Spy Tech to a Secret Egyptian Intelligence Unit Amid Brutal Repression

Little is known about the so-called Technical Research Department, a shadowy Egyptian intelligence unit reporting directly to the president. But we do know European companies did business with it.
Namir Shabibi
2.26.16
defense & security

US Arms Exports to Egypt: I Wish I Knew How to Quit You

After suspending arms shipments over the 2013 ouster of President Morsi, the US is back to selling fighter jets and tanks to a country with a bad human rights record.
Torie Rose DeGhett
11.5.15
africa

Al Jazeera Journalists Sentenced to Prison in 'Dark Day' for Press Freedom in Egypt

Three Al Jazeera English journalists were found guilty of "aiding a terrorist organization" and sentenced to three years in prison by an Egyptian court.
VICE News
8.29.15
africa

Simultaneous Islamist Attacks Kill at Least 50 Soldiers in Egypt

Just two days after the death of Egypt's top prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, the country has been shaken by a new wave of attacks which targeted military checkpoints and killed at least 50 soldiers.
VICE News
7.1.15
africa

Suicide Bomber Strikes at Egypt's Ancient Karnak Temple

There is no immediate word on casualties resulting from the attack, which targeted a tourist destination visited by millions of foreign and Egyptian people every year.
VICE News
6.10.15
middle east

Egypt Sentences Former President Mohammed Morsi and More Than 100 Others to Death

The Muslim Brotherhood leader received the death penalty for his alleged role in mass jailbreaks that were part of the 2011 uprising against longtime ruler Hosni Mubarak.
Colleen Curry
5.16.15
middle east

Egyptian Court Upholds Death Sentences for 183 Muslim Brotherhood Supporters

The court’s ruling came 18 months after a deadly incident at a police station near Cairo during the upheaval that followed the ouster of former President Mohammad Morsi.
Liz Fields
2.2.15
Travel

Beer and Loathing in Post-Muslim Brotherhood Cairo

Businesses are still hurting, and possible tax hikes on alcohol to plug Egypt’s strained public finances might mean more pain, but this country's alcohol industry has been here before.
Peter Schwartzstein
9.26.14
News

Egyptians Dodged Bombs and Protests to Vote on the New Constitution

For the past two days, Egyptians have been taking to the polls to officially pass judgment on the latest iteration of the country's constitution. They want stability, and they believe that is what the referendum will bring.
Adam Ramsey
1.16.14
News

Egypt's Prisons Are Full to the Brim with Activists and Journalists

Over the past three Fridays, Egyptian police have arrested over 700 protesters and killed another 27, according to official figures. There was a time when these numbers would have led the news bulletins. Now, they're buried in half-hearted weekend...
Louisa Loveluck
1.15.14
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