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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

The Muslim Brotherhood/Al-Qaeda Connection

Originally published by As former Egyptian President Muhammad Morsi’s trials continue, it’s enlightening to consider what is likely to be one of the centerpieces of the trial: longstanding accusations that Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood party worked with foreign terrorist organizations, including al-Qaeda, against the national security of Egypt.  Based on these accusations of … Continue reading

Muslim Brotherhood Leader Meets Obama in White House

BY: Adam Kredo A senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood was recently hosted at the White House for a meeting with President Barack Obama, prompting an outcry from critics of the global Islamist organization. Anas Altikriti, a top British lobbyist for the Muslim Brotherhood whose father heads Iraq’s Muslim Brotherhood party, recently met with the … Continue reading

Egypt Charges 20 Al-jazeera Journalists With Belonging To Muslim Brotherhood

Journalists charged with fabricating news reports and tarnishing Egypt’s reputation include ex-BBC correspondent Peter Greste and Mohamed Fahmy Patrick Kingsley Fire at al-Jazeera studio in Tahrir Square in 2012. Foreign journalists are the target of considerable anger from Egypt’s government and its supporters.t Photograph: Str/EPA Egyptian prosecutors say they have charged 20 al-Jazeera journalists, including … Continue reading

Al-Qaeda to Morsi: Execute All Christians and Secularists Who Oppose Sharia

By Raymond Ibrahim Many of the alleged telephone recordings between ousted Egyptian president Muhammad Morsi and Muhammad Zawahiri, al-Qaeda leader Ayman Zawahiri’s brother, are becoming available on Egyptian media, and will likely be part of Morsi’s February 16 trial, dealing with his alleged conspiracies with various foreign jihadi organizations. Muhammad Zawahiri One call is especially … Continue reading