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Muslim Brotherhood

Apr 28, 2014 — It's the second mass death sentence in just two months in Egypt; however, all but 37 of the 529 people convicted in March had their sentences commuted.
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Mar 24, 2014 — The court found 529 Muslim Brotherhood supporters guilty of killing one police officer in a riot last year. It is being described as the country's largest-ever mass sentencing.
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Feb 23, 2014 — The ousted Egyptian leader is accused of being part of a wide conspiracy to destabilize Egypt involving, among other things, passing state secrets to Tehran.
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Jan 24, 2014 — A huge explosion outside a security headquarters killed at least four people and wounded dozens. Three smaller explosions later left at least two more people dead. Cairo is on edge this weekend, which marks the third anniversary of protests that led to the toppling of President Hosni Mubarak's regime.
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Dec 27, 2013 — At least three people are dead and more than 250 arrested just days after the Muslim Brotherhood was declared a terrorist organization.
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Oct 29, 2013 — An Egyptian kung fu champion is suspended for supporting ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Also, Japanese financial regulators examined the records of three major banks. And a tunnel now connects the Asian and European parts of Istanbul.
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Oct 6, 2013 — In central Cairo, as well as other parts of Egypt, clashes broke out between supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and the military-backed government on Sunday.
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Sep 23, 2013 — Observers say the decision could allow opponents to undermine the infrastructure of the Islamist group, which is still protesting the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi this summer.
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Aug 31, 2013 — The official MENA news agency denies reports that Mohammed Badie, who was arrested by Egyptian authorities earlier this month, has died.
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Aug 20, 2013 — While the U.S. has not called the toppling of President Mohammed Morsi a "coup," most direct military aid has been suspended, a top Democratic lawmaker's staff tells The Daily Beast. But the White House says that's incorrect.
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