Latest Muslim Brotherhood News

Military general who ruled Egypt after Mubarak ouster dies

Sep. 21, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Hussein Tantawi, the Egyptian general who took charge of the country when longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak was forced to step down amid the 2011 Arab Spring uprising, died on Tuesday, Egypt’s presidency said. He was 85. Field Marshal Tantawi, Mubarak’s...

Tunisia’s turmoil is being watched warily around the globe

Jul. 30, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Days of political turmoil in Tunisia over a crippled economy and surging coronavirus infections have unnerved allies in Europe and the United States, while garnering the support of key Mideast partners watching to see if Islamists and Tunisia's fragile democracy will...

Egypt court upholds life sentences for 10 Islamists

Jul. 12, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's highest appeals court on Sunday upheld the life sentences of 10 leaders of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, including the group's head, the state-owned MENA news agency reported. In 2019, a Cairo criminal court had convicted all 10, including...

Widow of former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat dies in Egypt

Jul. 09, 2021 12:30 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Jehan Sadat, widow of former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, the first Arab leader to make peace with Israel, died in Egypt on Friday. She was 87. In recent weeks, Egyptian media press reported that she had been hospitalized and was battling cancer. Last...