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Rape in Egypt: The Muslim Brotherhood ‘Gets Even’

by Raymond Ibrahim Muslim Brotherhood sympathizers recently went on a sexual assault and rape spree in Egypt as a way of “getting even” with those women who dared to celebrate the presidential victory of Abdel Fatteh al-Sisi—the former army chief who overthrew Muslim Brotherhood rule in Egypt. On June 8, when tens of thousands of Egyptians … Continue reading

Egypt court condemns 683 Islamists to death

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie sentenced; same court commutes 492 death rulings pronounced in March By AFP and AP Egyptians react outside the courtroom in Egypt’s southern province of Minya on April 28, 2014. (photo credit:AFP/KHALED DESOUKI MINYA, Egypt — An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 682 other alleged … Continue reading

Egypt seeks extradition of Muslim Brotherhood members

CAIRO — Egyptian security authorities are coordinating with Arab Gulf countries to track the activities of Muslim Brotherhood members and arrest them on charges of standing behind the violence that has spread throughout Egypt. Maj. Gen. Sayed Shafiq, assistant interior minister for public security, told Al-Monitor, “We began taking measures to apprehend Muslim Brotherhood members whose … Continue reading

Saudi Arabia and the Muslim Brotherhood

by Joseph Puder Reuters reported on March 7, 2014 that Saudi Arabia had formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) as a terrorist organization. Apparently the Saudis view the MB with a great deal of suspicion and mistrust, seeing the organization as too “republican” and anti-monarchist. According to the Qatari Daily News, the Hamas regime in … Continue reading

Al Jazeera stages solidarity day with Egypt-held staff

DOHA — Al Jazeera television on Thursday organised a “global day of action” in solidarity with its four journalists detained in Egypt over accusations of supporting the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood. Dozens of staff of the Doha-based satellite news channel staged a five-minute gathering at the network’s headquarters. “It is not a crime to be a … Continue reading

Confirmed: Qatar to Expel Brotherhood

By Raymond Ibrahim in From The Arab World Dr. Kamel Helbawi, a former spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood, confirmed that Qatar is preparing to evict many Muslim Brotherhood leaders who had fled to Doha seeking refuge after the Egyptian military ousted the Muhammad Morsi government in July 2013. Earlier reports had said that Qatar—home of Al … Continue reading

Egypt orders 504 Islamists to face mass tribunal

An Islamist suspect holds a photo of late Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden and a copy of the Qur’an during his trial with other suspects at a court in Nasr city, Cairo, Egypt, in this Feb. 18, 2014, photo. On Monday, Egypt’s chief prosecutor ordered 504 Islamists facing various charges to face mass trial. (AP Photo/Mohammed … Continue reading