Egypt arrests another Muslim brotherhood leader

The last remaining senior leader of the Muslim Brotherhood who was not in prison was arrested on Thursday by the Egyptian police, closing off the government’s main channel of communication with the group. The leader, Mohamed Ali Bishr, is considered a moderate within the Brotherhood, Egypt’s main Islamist organization and the sponsor of the political […]

UAE rejects Mursi’s request to free Egyptian cell ‘leaders’

The UAE has rejected a formal Egyptian request to release 11 Egyptians arrested recently in the UAE over links with the Muslim Brotherhood group, Gulf News has learnt. An Egyptian delegation led by Essam Al Haddad, a senior adviser to Egyptian President Mohammad Mursi, visited the UAE on Wednesday and met with senior officials to […]

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood and its ‘Supreme Guide’

During a recent night of opposition protests in Cairo, people chanted against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and decried the draft constitution he was pressing. But the angriest and most fervent chants of all were aimed at a 69-year-old Islamist veterinarian, who many are convinced is secretly ruling Egypt.