Mohamed Morsi

5th President of Egypt

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Mohamed Morsi: 5th President of Egypt
Mohamed Morsi was an Egyptian politician and engineer who served as the fifth President of Egypt, from 30 June 2012 to 3 July 2013, when General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi removed him from office in the coup d'état after the June protests. An Islamist affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood organisation, Morsi led the Freedom and Justice Party from 2011 to 2012.


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U.N. calls for release of ex-aide to Egypt's Mursi, son jailed since 2013

An Egyptian Islamist father and his son have been detained unlawfully since 2013 part of the political persecution of ex-aides to deposed president Mohamed Mursi, and should be freed immediately and..
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Youngest son of Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mursi dies

The youngest son of Egypt's former president, Mohamed Mursi, died on Wednesday from a heart attack, his brother and a family lawyer told Reuters, 2-1/2 months after his father's death from similar..
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Mursi's death in Cairo prison raises fears for other inmates

The children of high-profile Egyptian Islamists detained in the same prison as former President Mohamed Mursi before his sudden death last week say they fear for their parents' health.
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Morsi Died, or was Murdered, while Reciting a Patriotic Poem in a Cage

morsi died, or was murdered, while reciting a patriotic poem in a cage
Former President of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, had finished his 15-minute discourse in a courtroom, while being locked inside a sound-proofed cage. He read a poem about his love for Egypt, and then..
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Turkey's Erdogan says he believes U.N. will look into death of Egypt's Mursi

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he believed the United Nations will look into the "suspicious" death of Islamist former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi and hold those responsible..
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Mohamed Morsi death: Turkish president says former Egyptian leader was 'murdered' and vows to ensure ...

mohamed morsi death: turkish president says former egyptian leader was 'murdered' and vows to ensure ...
Turkey's president has accused Egyptian authorities of murdering former president Mohamed Morsi,...
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Egypt Morsi TV gaffe puts spotlight on control of media

egypt morsi tv gaffe puts spotlight on control of media
"Sent by a Samsung device" - a TV host slips up as she announces the Egyptian ex-president's death.
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Turkey to push for trial of Egypt government over Mursi death

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed to try to ensure the Egyptian government is tried in international courts for the death of former president Mohamed Mursi, who suffered a fatal heart..
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Egypt accuses United Nations of 'politicising' Mohamed Morsi's death, calls for 'independent inquiry'

Egypt accused the UN on Wednesday of seeking to 'politicise' the death of Mohamed Morsi by calling for an 'independent inquiry'. Foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez said it was a 'deliberate attempt..
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Mohammed Morsi: Egypt accuses UN of 'politicising' death

mohammed morsi: egypt accuses un of 'politicising' death
Egypt has lashed out at the United Nations for "politicising" the death of the country's first...
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Former president’s death ‘wasn’t normal’

former president’s death ‘wasn’t normal’
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he doesn’t believe that Egypt’s former president Mohammed Morsi died of natural causes. ......
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Factbox: Calls mount for inquiry into death of Egypt's ex-president Mursi

The death of Mohamed Mursi, modern Egypt's first democratically elected head of state, while on trial in a Cairo court, has brought an outpouring of condolences around the Middle East and calls for an..
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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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Egyptian ex-president Mursi buried in Cairo as Islamists mourn

Modern Egypt's first democratically elected leader, Mohamed Mursi, was buried in a small family ceremony on Tuesday, a day after suffering a fatal heart attack in court at a Cairo prison, his sons..
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Mohammed Morsi: UN calls for inquiry into ex-Egyptian president's death

mohammed morsi: un calls for inquiry into ex-egyptian president's death
The 67-year-old former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi died after collapsing in court.
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UN calls for 'independent' probe into death of Egypt's Morsi

The UN human rights office has called for an "independent inquiry" into the death of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, who was hastily buried on Tuesday just hours after he collapsed in a Cairo..
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U.N. rights office calls for independent probe into Mursi death

The United Nations human rights office called on Tuesday for an independent investigation into the death of Egypt's former President Mohamed Mursi, saying it should encompass all aspects of his..
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Egypt’s Ousted President Morsi Buried After Courtroom Death

egypt’s ousted president morsi buried after courtroom death
Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, was buried under heavy security early on Tuesday, a day after his dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom,..
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Egypt's former president buried in Cairo

egypt's former president buried in cairo
CAIRO - Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi was buried in Cairo on Tuesday, his lawyer said, a day after he collapsed in court and died. Rights groups called for an independent..
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Mohammed Morsi: Egypt faces pressure over death during trial of ousted leader

mohammed morsi: egypt faces pressure over death during trial of ousted leader
Morsi was appearing in Cairo on Monday on charges of espionage related to suspected contacts with the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas. Officials say he had asked to address the jury, and spoke for..
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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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Former Egyptian president Mursi died from a heart attack: state TV

Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi died from a sudden heart attack during a court session, state television reported early on Tuesday, citing a medical source.
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Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after collapsing in court

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt's modern history, died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage..
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Here's the latest for Monday June 17th: Trump admin weighs response to Iran uranium enrichment claim; Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi dies after court hearing; Heiress Gloria Vanderbilt dies;.. - Published

Amnesty International urges fair Egyptian inquiry into Mursi's death

Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, who died suddenly aged 67 after collapsing in court in Cairo during a..
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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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Qatar's emir offers condolences to former Egyptian president Mursi's family

Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, offered condolences in a tweet on Monday to the family of former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi "and the brotherly Egyptian people".
Reuters - Published

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