A senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood was recently hosted at the White House for a meeting with President Barack Obama, prompting concerns among some that the administration is coordinating too closely with the global Islamist organization.
A convicted terrorist supporter who is currently under house arrest attended a Capitol Hill briefing hosted by a pro-Muslim Brotherhood group in a congressional office building earlier this month, according to reports.
A group of Egyptians sympathetic to former President Mohmamed Morsi are gearing up to stage a demonstration along the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade route in New York City, according to organizers.
Georgetown University is scheduled to host an event on Egypt that features a member of Egypt’s Nazi Party.
Georgetown University’s Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal Center for Christian Muslim Understanding is scheduled to host a Dec. 5 event on “Egypt and the Struggle for Democracy.”
A top jihadi leader is urging Egyptian supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood to cease peaceful demonstrations and take up arms against the Egyptian military, which he dubbed “an army of infidels and apostates,” according to a translation of his remarks.
Al Jazeera officials are keeping quiet following reports that the Qatari-owned news organization is funding high-class hotel suites for the exiled senior leaders of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.
A senior adviser at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is under fire for arguing on Thursday that America is “an Islamic country with an Islamically compliant constitution.”
Israel struggled to hide its frustration on Thursday at a U.S. decision to withhold aid to Cairo, fearing the move could damage Washington’s standing in the region and undermine its own peace treaty with Egypt.
Senior Israeli officials have criticized U.S. handling of Egypt since the downfall of President Hosni Mubarak in 2011 and had urged it to support the new army-backed government following the ousting of Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi in July.
A recent “slowdown” in key U.S. military shipments to Egypt has significantly impacted the country’s ability to combat terrorism in the lawless Sinai region and elsewhere, according to a group of former U.S. military leaders who recently returned from meetings with senior Egyptian officials.
Clashes broke out in Cairo and several other Egyptian cities on Friday during protest marches staged by supporters of deposed President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood, security sources and state media said.