June 17, 2019 10:03 pm
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.
December 30, 2017 6:58 pm
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.
February 13, 2016 5:46 pm
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.
June 16, 2015 8:08 pm
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.
June 09, 2015 7:47 pm
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.
June 02, 2015 8:41 pm
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.
May 17, 2015 12:55 pm
The ousted leader already is serving a 20-year sentence following his conviction on April 21.
April 21, 2015 4:49 pm
Tuesday's verdict sparked no immediate street protests, reflecting the toll of a heavy security crackdown on any show of dissident.
May 29, 2014 9:34 am
El-Sissi's campaign said turnout nationwide was around 44 percent, even after voting was extended for a third day on Wednesday.
May 25, 2014 2:14 pm
The officials say the militant's father lost an arm in the blast Saturday.