Mohamed Morsi

Egypt Court Postpones Morsi Death Sentence Ruling

Mohamed MorsiCAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court postponed on Tuesday issuing a final ruling over a death sentence recommendation for former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi and other top Muslim Brotherhood leaders in a case related to a 2011 mass jail break.

Foreigners, Diplomats Warned to Leave Egypt or Be Targeted for Jihad

‘Revolutionary Punishment Movement’ Issues Warning to Foreigners

In this Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 file photo, Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi hold a large Egyptian national flag as chant slogans against Egyptian Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi outside Rabaah al-Adawiya mosqueAn Islamist organization sympathetic to the Muslim Brotherhood is warning all foreigners and diplomats to flee Egypt by the end of February or face becoming “a target by the Revolutionary Punishment Movement,” according to a recent warning posted online by a Brotherhood-affiliated site and read live on television by one of its broadcast organs.

Jihadi Leader: Jihad Against Egyptian Military a ‘Religious Duty’

Urges Muslim Brotherhood-backers to end peaceful protests

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.

Kerry to Visit Egypt, Tensions High Before Morsi Trial

CAIRO (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Egypt a day before deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi goes on trial, the next likely flashpoint in the struggle between his Muslim Brotherhood and the army-backed interim government.

Egypt Military Officers Back Army Chief For President

Army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ousted former president Mohamed Mursi in July

Anxious over months of turmoil in Egypt, military officers are pushing popular army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for president, after a 2011 popular uprising had inspired hopes for democratic change in a country long dominated by generals.

Egypt Sees ‘Slowdown’ in U.S. Military Aid

Slowdown in shipments hurting anti-terror operations, experts say

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.