Court Ruling May Free Egypt’s Mubarak from Custody

SARAH EL DEEB, Associated Press CAIRO (AP) — An appeals court on Tuesday overturned the last remaining conviction against Egypt’s deposed leader Hosni Mubarak and ordered his retrial on corruption charges, opening the door for his possible release. The ruling, just days before the fourth Read More


UAE Convicts 30 of Muslim Brotherhood Ties

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The highest court in the United Arab Emirates convicted 30 men, most of them Egyptian, of setting up an illegal Muslim Brotherhood branch in the Arab Gulf country, sentencing them on Tuesday to prison terms ranging from three months Read More


Egypt Court Upholds Muslim Brotherhood Ban

by SARAH EL DEEB, Associated Press CAIRO (AP) — A court in Egypt upheld Wednesday an earlier ruling that banned the Muslim Brotherhood and ordered its assets confiscated, the state news agency reported. The decision moves forward the complicated process of the government taking control Read More


Egyptian Minister Postpones Dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood

[The Washington Post] CAIRO — An Egyptian minister said Tuesday that the government would “postpone” the court-ordered dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood, according to the state-run Middle East News Agency. The statement comes after an obscure court issued a sweeping but legally questionable decision Monday Read More


An Egypt Arrest, and a Brotherhood on the Run

[New York Times] CAIRO — Egypt’s authoritarian government has harassed and repressed the Muslim Brotherhood for most of its existence. But for the last three decades the authorities stopped short of touching the group’s revered leader, the supreme guide, who oversaw the country’s most effective Read More