May 04, 2019 7:18 pm
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.
May 03, 2019 8:10 pm
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.
May 01, 2019 9:56 am
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.
August 16, 2017 5:58 am
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.
July 19, 2017 12:24 am
The government says Hasam is linked to the Brotherhood movement of former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi who was overthrown by the army in 2013.
June 05, 2017 5:34 pm
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.
April 15, 2016 4:59 am
Facing life term in Egypt, he was arrested on a red corner notice
May 30, 2015 3:53 pm
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.
March 17, 2015 12:29 pm
The Egyptian court sentenced 4 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood organization to death and 14 to life in prison.
March 16, 2015 12:48 pm
The split deals a new blow to the region-wide Brotherhood movement, which has been outlawed as a terror group.