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Qatar expels 7 Brotherhood leaders

Qatar has asked seven senior figures from Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to leave the country, following months of pressure from its neighbours to stop backing the Islamists, a report said. "The Qatari authorities to

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Brotherhood stages pro-Hamas rally in Jordan

More than 15,000 Muslim Brotherhood supporters gathered at a pro-Hamas rally in Jordan's capital on Friday, with many chanting "death to Israel" and urging the militant Palestinian group to step up rocket salvos against Israeli tow

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Brotherhood leader sentenced to life

An Egyptian court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie to life in prison on Saturday, the court's judge said, for inciting violence that erupted after the army deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi last year. B

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Egypt's Brotherhood struggles to regroup in exile

Exiled leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood are struggling to regroup, targeted by hostile Arab powers, cut off from senior colleagues imprisoned back home and challenged by angry young followers tempted to seek change by violence.

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Gulf envoys 'may not return to Doha soon'

Saudi, the UAE and Bahraini ambassadors will not return to Doha until Qatar demonstrates its good intentions, Saudi diplomatic sources said yesterday (April 18). Qatar has yet to take concrete measures to implement its commitments

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Egypt steps up campaign to control mosques

The Egyptian government has stepped up a campaign to curb Muslim Brotherhood influence over mosques, saying it has licensed more than 17,000 state-approved clerics to give Friday sermons to stop places of worship falling "into the hands of

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Saudi names Brotherhood as terrorist group

Saudi Arabia has formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation, in a move that could increase pressure on Qatar whose backing for the group has sparked a row with fellow Gulf monarchies. The kingdom has al

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General Sisi may run for Egypt presidency

Egypt's army chief General Abdel Fatah al-Sisi gave his clearest signal yet on Saturday of his interest in becoming president, a move that could turn the clock back to the days when the presidency was controlled by men from the military.

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Egypt jails 63 Brotherhood supporters

An Egyptian court sentenced 63 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to three years in jail each on Thursday on charges including rioting, thuggery and weapons possession during protests late last year in Cairo, a judicial source said. It

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Violence escalates in Egypt as Mursi trial date nears

Thirteen people were shot dead as supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood clashed with police across Egypt on Friday, defying an ever-widening state crackdown on the movement that ruled the country until six months ago. Islamists opp

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