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The brother of Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri will stand trial in Egypt along with 67 others on charges of forming a “terrorist group”, state media reported on Sunday. Mohamed al-Zawahiri was arrested last August for supporting Islamist president…

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The United States on Tuesday urged Egypt not to execute 529 supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi who were given the death penalty in a mass sentencing which has triggered an international outcry. Deputy State Department spokeswoman…

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A court sentenced 529 supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to death on Monday after just two hearings, in the largest mass death sentencing in Egypt’s modern history. Legal experts said the shock verdict would likely be overturned…

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A court in Egypt on Monday sentenced 529 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to death after a mass trial, judicial sources said. Islamist backers of Morsi are facing a deadly crackdown launched by the military-installed authorities…