Muslim Brotherhood

Transnational Sunni Islamist organization

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Muslim Brotherhood: Transnational Sunni Islamist organization
The Society of the Muslim Brothers, better known as the Muslim Brotherhood, is a transnational Sunni Islamist organization founded in Egypt by Islamic scholar and schoolteacher Hassan al-Banna in 1928. Al-Banna's teachings spread far beyond Egypt, influencing today various Islamist movements from charitable organizations to political parties—not all using the same name.


Some medics say they're muzzled over Egypt's virus response [Video]

Some medics say they're muzzled over Egypt's virus response

Some doctors have accused the Egyptian authorities of muzzling their criticism of the coronavirus response, saying while Egypt exports shipments of PPE, healthcare workers at home are doing without...

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CAIRO - Egyptian security forces arrested 11 people on suspicion of fabricating media content for the Qatar-based Al Jazeera network, the interior ministry said Friday. The suspects were allegedly..
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Tajik reporter jailed for quoting Muslim Brotherhood leaders

A Tajik court on Thursday sentenced a local journalist to a year in prison over a dissertation in which he quoted the works of Muslim Brotherhood leaders, his lawyer said.
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Tajikistan arrests 113 alleged Muslim Brotherhood members

Tajikistan has arrested 113 people charged with being members of Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist organization outlawed in the Central Asian nation, Prosecutor General Yusuf Rakhmon said on Tuesday.
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Egypt urges decisive action against states backing 'terror'

egypt urges decisive action against states backing 'terror'
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s president Wednesday called for “decisive” and “collective” action against countries supporting “terrorism" in an apparent reference to Turkey and Qatar, who back the..
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Tory candidate faces Islamophobia investigation days after saying disabled people should be paid less

Sally-Ann Hart, who is already being investigated for antisemitism, endorsed conspiracy theory claiming Muslim Brotherhood is trying to brainwash American students
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French court asked to block new Tariq Ramadan book identifying accuser

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A woman who has accused Tariq Ramadan of rape has asked a French court to block publication of a new book written while the grandson of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood was on criminal charges. A..
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UAE diplomat says Sudan turning page on Muslim Brotherhood rule

The UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Sunday Sudan was turning over the page of being ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood.
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HRW: Kuwait's return of Egyptian dissidents unlawful

hrw: kuwait's return of egyptian dissidents unlawful
DUBAI - Kuwait's deportation of eight Egyptian dissidents linked to the Muslim Brotherhood is unlawful and put them at "grave risk" of torture and prosecution, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. The..
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Kuwait hands Muslim Brotherhood-linked militants to Egypt: KUNA

Kuwait has handed over to Egypt eight Egyptians who it said had admitted to carrying out terrorist operations in their home country, and had fled to Kuwait after being convicted in Egypt, the state..
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Kuwaiti authorities arrest militant cell linked to Muslim Brotherhood: ministry

Members of a militant cell linked to the banned Muslim Brotherhood group have been arrested in Kuwait, the interior ministry there said on Friday.
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Egypt detains eight for funding plot to 'overthrow state'

egypt detains eight for funding plot to 'overthrow state'
CAIRO - Eight people have been detained by the Egyptian authorities on accusations of belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood and helping to fund a plot to overthrow the state, a judicial source said...
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Thousands of Brotherhood supporters in Turkey mourn Egypt's Mursi

Thousands of supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Turkey took to the streets of capital Ankara and Istanbul on Tuesday to mourn former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, with some chanting slogans..
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Former Egyptian president Mursi buried in Cairo, son says

Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi has been buried alongside other senior figures of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo, his son, Ahmed Mursi, said on his Facebook page on Tuesday.
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Mohammed Morsi dies in court during espionage case hearing, Muslim Brotherhood blames Egypt for ex-president's 'deliberate slow death'

Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi, an Islamist who was ousted after one year of divisive rule, died after collapsing in court on Monday, the attorney general said. He was..
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Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi dies at age 67

Egypt's former president, Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who rose to office in the country's first free elections in 2012 and was ousted a year later by the military, collapsed in court..
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Muslim Brotherhood says Mursi death was 'full-fledged murder', calls for mass funeral in Egypt

The Muslim Brotherhood said on Monday that the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursion Monday was a "full-fledged murder" and called on Egyptians to gather for a mass funeral.
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Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi dies; was imprisoned since 2013

Egypt's former president, Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who rose to office in the country's first free elections in 2012 and was ousted a year later by the military, has died. He was..
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Islamist Mursi briefly made history as Egypt's first democratically elected president

When Mohamed Mursi, a leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubarak's presidency in 2011, he little imagined that the following year he would be..
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