Egypt Court Overturns Life Sentence Against Ex-President Morsi

CAIRO, Nov 22  – Egypt’s Court of Cassation overturned on Tuesday a life sentence against deposed President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood and ordered a retrial in the case that revolves around accusations of espionage with Palestinian group Hamas. The court last week overturned a death sentence against Morsi in a separate case, meaning

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Egyptian Court Overturns Ex-President Morsi’s Death Sentence

CAIRO, Nov 15 – Egypt’s Court of Cassation on Tuesday overturned a death sentence against deposed president Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood and ordered a retrial. Morsi was sentenced to death in June 2015 in connection with a mass jail break during Egypt’s 2011 uprising. Morsi, the first president to be democratically elected after

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Egyptians Vote in Second Round of Parliament Poll

CAIRO, Nov 22 – Egyptians vote on Sunday in the second phase of parliamentary elections which have so far attracted just a quarter of the electorate in a process critics say has been undermined by widespread repression. The elections, which will restore parliamentary life to Egypt after a more than three-year hiatus, have been hailed

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