Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt court sentences 43 anti-government protesters to life: Sources

An Egyptian criminal court sentenced 43 activists to life in prison on Tuesday, judicial sources said, in a retrial of anti-government protesters who clashed with authorities in late 2011.

Jul 25, 2017, 20:55 PM IST

Egypt court sentences 28 to death over 2015 prosecutor killing

A Cairo criminal court on Saturday sentenced to death 28 people over the 2015 killing of Egypt`s top prosecutor and handed 15 others jail sentences of 25 years each.

Jul 22, 2017, 15:33 PM IST
Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'

Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'

Saudi Arabia and its allies have put enormous pressure on Qatar to meet their demands.

Jun 24, 2017, 17:04 PM IST

Egypt kills 12 militants in North Sinai air strike

The air strikes "resulted in the killing of 12 highly dangerous . leaders of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis", the military said in a statement. 

Jun 20, 2017, 20:59 PM IST

Egyptian court recommends death penalty for 31 in prosecutor assassination case

A Cairo criminal court on Saturday recommended the death penalty for 31 people convicted of involvement in the 2015 assassination of Egypt`s top prosecutor, the most senior state official killed by militants in recent years.

Jun 17, 2017, 14:45 PM IST
Russia calls for dialogue in Qatar crisis

Russia calls for dialogue in Qatar crisis

"We cannot be happy in a situation when the relations between our partners are worsening. We are in favour of resolving any disagreements through dialogue." said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

Jun 10, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey, discuss regional developments - Turkish foreign ministry

Qatar vowed on Thursday to ride out the isolation and said it would not compromise its sovereignty over foreign policy to resolve the region`s biggest diplomatic crisis in years.

Jun 09, 2017, 19:33 PM IST

Gulf crisis grows as Saudi, allies place Qataris on `terror list`

Qatar`s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said Doha would not "surrender" and rejected any interference in its foreign policy.

Jun 09, 2017, 19:30 PM IST

UAE seeking 'change of policy, not regime' in Qatar: Minister

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain are among seven states that have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, a gas-rich emirate at the Saudi border.

Jun 07, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

Muslim Brotherhood chief sentenced to life in jail by Egyptian court

An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader Mohammed Badie to life in prison for murder and violence after he and five other senior members of the Islamist group appealed against death sentences handed to them.

May 08, 2017, 23:18 PM IST

Popular Saudi cleric banned from Twitter

A Saudi Islamic leader with more than two million Twitter followers has been banned from writing by a court that convicted him of jeopardising public order.

Mar 17, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

Will Trump era provide respite to destroyed countries?

Saeed Naqvi/IANS

The procession of breast-beating "liberals" doesn`t seem to end, not since Donald Trump eclipsed their most shining star -- Hillary Clinton.

Feb 01, 2017, 15:23 PM IST

Qatar denies involvement in Cairo church attack

Qatar has denied any link with a Cairo church bombing that killed 25 people and accused critics of trying to sully the country`s name.

Dec 14, 2016, 18:58 PM IST

Egypt court overturns life sentence against ex-president Mursi

The court last week overturned a death sentence against Mursi in a separate case, meaning he no longer faces execution. 

Nov 22, 2016, 13:53 PM IST

Jordan votes in election tipped to see Islamist return

Jordanians voted Tuesday in an election that could see opposition Islamists re-emerge as a major parliamentary force in the key Western ally.

Sep 20, 2016, 13:11 PM IST
Qatar espionage trial: Ex-President Mohamed Morsi sentenced to 40 yrs in jail by Egypt court

Qatar espionage trial: Ex-President Mohamed Morsi sentenced to 40 yrs in jail by Egypt court

Morsi himself alongwith Badie and 100 other leaders were also sentenced to death in June last year for escaping from prison in 2011.

Jun 18, 2016, 17:47 PM IST

Muslim Brotherhood's political arm to compete in Jordan vote

The political arm of Jordan's original Muslim Brotherhood has announced it is taking part in parliament elections September 20, after boycotting the two previous ballots in 2010 and 2013.

Jun 12, 2016, 02:52 AM IST

Egypt court sentences 6 to death for espionage

Six Muslim Brotherhood members including three journalists were on Saturday sentenced to death for leaking state secrets to Qatar by an Egyptian court, which postponed its verdict on ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

May 07, 2016, 22:03 PM IST

Jordan security services `shut Muslim Brotherhood HQ`

Jordanian security services on Wednesday closed the Amman headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood, the country`s main opposition force, a lawyer for the movement said.

Apr 13, 2016, 15:11 PM IST

Signs of torture on body of Italian student found in Egypt: Security officials

 An Italian student who went missing in Cairo has died and an investigation has been launched into signs of torture on his body, which was found dumped next to an Egyptian road, security officials said on Thursday.

Feb 04, 2016, 15:29 PM IST