An Egyptian court on Sunday banned members of ousted president Mohamed Morsi`s Muslim Brotherhood from running in upcoming elections, a lawyer and state media said.
Policemen killed two armed members of Egypt`s Muslim Brotherhood in a shootout on Thursday in the Nile Delta north of the capital.
Most Arab leaders tacitly support Egypt`s deadly crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood, fearing the group`s growing regional influence since the Arab Spring threatens their own power, analysts say.
Officials at the chief prosecutor`s office in the northern Egyptian city of Damanhour have referred two local Muslim Brotherhood officials for trial for allegedly kidnapping and torturing three men at the group`s headquarters.
Egypt Prez looked likely to step down after more than two weeks of protests against his 30-year rule.
Mohammed ElBaradei, a leading
campaigner for democratic reform in Egypt, indicated a possible partnership with the conservative Muslim Brotherhood
in order to bring changes in the country.
Egypt`s top two opposition movements
on Wednesday pulled out of parliamentary elections, citing widespread
fraud, after they were all but shut out in a first round of
Egypt`s main opposition group, the Muslim Brotherhood, announced results on Monday of a controversial election for its governing body, with analysts saying the group`s old guard won the bulk of seats.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon