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Explained: Muslim Brotherhood, the group the US wants designated 'terrorist'

Muslim Brotherhood a movement that was founded in Egypt in 1928 by a schoolteacher named Hassan al-Banna, who preached that an Islamic religious revival would help Muslim nations improve their situation and defeat their colonial masters.

Explained: Who is targeting the Muslim Brotherhood?

After the Egyptian uprising which overthrew President Hosni Mubarak in 2011, the Brotherhood won the country's first free presidential elections. It was toppled by the military following widespread protests and was outlawed soon after.

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Explained: Is the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist?

President Donald Trump wants to designate the Muslim Brotherhood, an international Islamist movement, as a terrorist organization. The designation would impose sanctions on the group and those who do business with it.

'Two policemen killed in attacks in Egypt's Sinai', say Security sources

The attacks have mostly been concentrated in the Sinai Peninsula where Egypt is fighting an insurgency, but in recent months they have expanded to target Coptic Christians, Egypt's largest minority.

Egyptian police trap and kill top militants: Government

The government says Hasam is linked to the Brotherhood movement of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi who was overthrown by the army in 2013.

What is the Muslim Brotherhood?

The Muslim Brotherhood began as a movement in Egypt back in 1928, as the means of booting out the British and purge the country from foreign imperialism. Hassan Al-Banna, an Egyptian schoolteacher and imam, sought to unify the Egyptians through religion.

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Court sends Muslim Brotherhood member to Tihar jail

Facing life term in Egypt, he was arrested on a red corner notice

Egypt frees US-Egyptian national sentenced to life in prison

Mohammed Soltan, the son of a prominent member of the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, was arrested in August 2013 when security forces came looking for his father at his house.

Egypt Muslim brotherhood leader sentenced to death

The Egyptian court sentenced 4 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood organization to death and 14 to life in prison.

Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood splits after being denounced as terror group

The split deals a new blow to the region-wide Brotherhood movement, which has been outlawed as a terror group.

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