Tag archive for ‘Brotherhood’
Lilach Weissman On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Egyptian Poet Fatima Naoot on Trial for Insulting Abraham and Islam

Abraham, who is an important figure in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, was the subject of a Facebook post by Egyptian poet Fatima Naoot that could land her in jail for up to 3 years, according to Reuters. More...

JNS On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Bucking Stereotypes, Egypt’s El-Sisi Fights Terror and Seeks ‘Revolution’ in Islam

By Sean Savage As the world continues to grapple with a new wave of Islamic extremism, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has emerged as an unlikely Middle East leader willing to confront terrorism both More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Panicked Arab Gulf States Hold Urgent Summit on Police and Military Response to Iran and ISIS

Arab Gulf states leaders are meeting in Qatar for a summit to deliberate plans for a unified military command and the establishment of a regional police force, modeled after Interpol, to counter Iran and More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Egyptian court sentences 185 to death for attack on police

– An Egyptian judge sentenced 185 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death on Tuesday over an attack on a police station near Cairo last year in which 12 policemen were killed. The ruling is preliminary More...

Reuters On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Mubarak verdict fuels protests, mockery in Egypt

– Protests erupted at universities across Egypt on Sunday, condemning a court decision to drop criminal charges against Hosni Mubarak, the president whose ouster in the 2011 uprising raised hopes of More...

JNS On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Israel Demands NATO Response to New Hamas Headquarters in Turkey

Israel has demanded that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) take action against one of its members, Turkey, after learning that the country allowed the Gaza-based Palestinian terror group Hamas More...

Reuters On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Islamists Outraged by United Arab Emirates Designating them as Terrorists

A group of Islamist scholars led by an influential Qatar-based cleric expressed “astonishment” Monday that their organization had being designated a terrorist group by the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The More...

Associated Press On Monday, November 10th, 2014

Egyptian Militants Pledge Allegiance to ISIS

Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, a jihadi organization based in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula that has carried out several attacks targeting Egyptian security forces, has pledged allegiance to the Islamic More...

Associated Press On Saturday, November 1st, 2014

8 Convicted for Same-Sex Wedding in Egypt

An Egyptian court on Saturday convicted eight men for “inciting debauchery” following their appearance in an alleged same-sex wedding party on a Nile boat, sentencing each of them to three years More...

Reuters On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Egypt court sets January 1 appeal date for Al Jazeera journalists

– CAIRO (Reuters) – An Egyptian court has set January 1 as the date for an appeals hearing for the three Al Jazeera journalists serving jail time in Egypt, the network said on Tuesday. The journalists More...

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