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Morsi's fugitive son arrested at Egypt train station

A son of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, who was sentenced to a year in prison for possession and use of hashish, was arrested early Friday at a train station south of Cairo, security officials said.

Morsi's fugitive son arrested at Egypt train station
Egypt verdict expected for Islamist chief, 700 others
Egypt verdict expected for Islamist chief, 700 others

The Egyptian judge who sentenced to death hundreds of supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi will pass judgment Monday on another 700 people, including Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie.

Egypt verdict expected for Islamist chief, 700 others
Elections don't always lead to democracy, says Kerry
Elections don't always lead to democracy, says Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke passionately Wednesday about the "incredible yearning for modernity" sweeping across the world, warning that free elections do not necessarily usher in true democracy in many countries.

Elections don't always lead to democracy, says Kerry
Mohamed Morsi. ©Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
Murder trial of Egypt's Morsi set to resume

The murder trial of deposed Egyptian leader Mohamed Morsi is due to resume in Cairo Saturday, after he insisted at a separate hearing that he was still the legitimate president.

Murder trial of Egypt's Morsi set to resume
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Egypt court bans all Muslim Brotherhood activities

An Egyptian court on Monday banned the Muslim Brotherhood from operating and ordered its assets seized, in the latest blow to the Islamist movement of deposed president Mohamed Morsi.

Egypt court bans all Muslim Brotherhood activities
Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder': TV
Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder': TV

Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi is to stand trial in a criminal court for "incitement to murder", state television reported on Sunday, without giving a date for the trial.

Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder': TV
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron. ©REUTERS/Andrew Winning
European leaders vow strong response to Egypt crisis

European leaders vowed Friday to send a strong message on Egypt's bloody crackdown on supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, with Germany pledging to review ties with the country.

European leaders vow strong response to Egypt crisis
US leads condemnation of Egypt crackdown
US leads condemnation of Egypt crackdown

US Secretary of State John Kerry led the widespread global condemnation of Egypt's bloody crackdown on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.

US leads condemnation of Egypt crackdown
Morsi backers rally as post-holiday crackdown looms
Morsi backers rally as post-holiday crackdown looms

Supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi rallied on Sunday to demand his reinstatement, even as officials said a "gradual" break-up of their protest camps was imminent.

Morsi backers rally as post-holiday crackdown looms
Egypt vows to break up protests as mediation 'fails'
Egypt vows to break up protests as mediation 'fails'

Egypt's government vowed to remove Islamist protest camps after it said foreign mediation had failed, sparking fears of a violent end to the month-old standoff since president Mohamed Morsi's ouster.

Egypt vows to break up protests as mediation 'fails'
US, EU spearhead fresh drive to defuse Egypt crisis
US, EU spearhead fresh drive to defuse Egypt crisis

A fresh round of intense diplomatic efforts was underway in Egypt to broker a peaceful end to the crisis sparked by the military's overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

US, EU spearhead fresh drive to defuse Egypt crisis
Trial date set for Egypt Brotherhood leaders
Trial date set for Egypt Brotherhood leaders

An Egyptian court on Sunday set a trial date for Muslim Brotherhood leaders in a move likely to enrage supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

Trial date set for Egypt Brotherhood leaders
Egypt cabinet orders police to end pro-Morsi sit-in
Egypt cabinet orders police to end pro-Morsi sit-in

Egypt's cabinet Wednesday ordered a police crackdown on protests by ousted president Mohamed Morsi's loyalists.

Egypt cabinet orders police to end pro-Morsi sit-in
EU's Ashton visit ends, but Egypt crisis persists
EU's Ashton visit ends, but Egypt crisis persists

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton left Egypt Tuesday after a mediation trip that included talks with the ousted president, but the country's crisis appeared no closer to a resolution.

EU's Ashton visit ends, but Egypt crisis persists
EU's Ashton heads to visit Morsi amid new Egypt protests
EU's Ashton heads to visit Morsi amid new Egypt protests

The EU's foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton headed to meet ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi early Tuesday as his supporters rallied anew in Cairo.

EU's Ashton heads to visit Morsi amid new Egypt protests
Cairo pro-Morsi demo to be ended 'legally': minister
Cairo pro-Morsi demo to be ended 'legally': minister

A long-running sit-in in Cairo by supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi will be ended "in the framework of the law".

Cairo pro-Morsi demo to be ended 'legally': minister
Qatar joins calls for release of Egypt's Morsi
Qatar joins calls for release of Egypt's Morsi

Gas-rich Qatar has joined international calls for his release from detention while expressing concern at violence sweeping Egypt.

Qatar joins calls for release of Egypt's Morsi
Cairo clashes kill four as Morsi family to sue army
Cairo clashes kill four as Morsi family to sue army

Clashes between supporters and opponents of Mohamed Morsi killed four people on Monday as the ousted Egyptian president's family vowed to sue the army over his ouster.

Cairo clashes kill four as Morsi family to sue army
Top EU diplomat heads to Egypt for talks with new regime
Top EU diplomat heads to Egypt for talks with new regime

The European Union's top diplomat was heading for Cairo Wednesday, a day after an interim government was sworn in to replace Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

Top EU diplomat heads to Egypt for talks with new regime
Merkel calls for release of Egypt's Morsi
Merkel calls for release of Egypt's Morsi

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday called for the release of Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi, who was arrested on July 3 after being deposed by the army.

Merkel calls for release of Egypt's Morsi