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Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi dies in court

Morsi, who hailed from Egypt's largest Islamist group, the now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, was elected president in 2012 in the country's first free elections.

Egypt court jails ousted president Mohammed Morsi over insulting judiciary

The former president Mohammed Morsi, who hailed from the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, is serving a life sentence- 25 years- over accusations of spying for Qatar.


Amid multitude of woes, Egypt leader says democracy is back

President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi declared the transition complete in a 32-minute address to parliament on Saturday, while noting that Egypt is still struggling to rebuild its economy and confront Islamic extremists.

Egypt: Ousted president Mohammed Morsi sentenced to death over mass prison break during 2011 uprising

The 16 defendants whose death sentences were upheld include three senior members of Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood group. The other 13 were tried in absentia.

Egypt court sentences 11 to death over 2012 soccer riot

The earlier trial ended in March 2013 when 21 defendants were sentenced to death, while others received jail terms that ranged from one to 25 years in prison.

Egypt arrests 2 top Islamists, sets date for Mohammed Morsi sentence

Morsi was sentenced to death in May over a mass prison break during Egypt's 2011 uprising that eventually brought him to power. It was one of several ongoing trials against him.


Egypt's deposed president Mohammed Morsi sentenced to death by court

The ousted leader already is serving a 20-year sentence following his conviction on April 21.

Court sentences ousted Egypt president to 20 years in prison

Tuesday's verdict sparked no immediate street protests, reflecting the toll of a heavy security crackdown on any show of dissident.

Egypt: El-Sissi wins presidential election by landslide

El-Sissi's campaign said turnout nationwide was around 44 percent, even after voting was extended for a third day on Wednesday.

Militant killed by own bomb in Egypt, say officials

The officials say the militant's father lost an arm in the blast Saturday.