Egypt is putting to trial the ousted President Mohamed Morsi on murder and other charges related to a mass jail break during the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak. These are the third set of accusations that were brought against Morsi since he was deposed by the Egyptian Army in July. Earlier, the prosecutor ordered Morsi and 35 other Brotherhood leaders to stand trial for the alleged case plotting with Hamas and Hezbollah to carry out acts of conspiracy against Egypt. For more details the Voice of Russia talked to Mohamed Soudan, Foreign Relations Secretary for the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party.
An Egyptian court Thursday acquitted the two sons of ousted president Hosny Mubarak and his last premier Ahmed Shafiq of corruption charges.
The Swiss government on Wednesday extended by three years a freeze on the assets of ousted Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and Egypt's Hosni Mubarak.
Egyptian police arrested a leading political activist on Thursday after the prosecutor ordered he be detained for inciting protests, a security official said.
The retrial of ousted Egyptian president Hosny Mubarak is to resume Saturday in Cairo at a closed session with testimony from two ex-officials, reported state media.
The Egyptian Army is the only organism in the state who can bring all the parts of the state together, said Sergey Filatov, an observer at International Affairs journal, in an interview with the Voice of Russia.
Egyptian state media say top security officials are testifying behind closed doors in the retrial of ex-president Hosni Mubarak, who faces charges related to the killings of around 900 protesters during the 2011 uprising that led to his ouster.
Clashes erupted Saturday in Cairo as former president Hosny Mubarak was back in court for a retrial over alleged complicity in the killing of protesters.
A leader of Al-Qaeda’s Iraqi branch has urged Egyptians to take up arms against their army and derided the Muslim Brotherhood as “evil”, saying a bloody crackdown on Islamist protesters showed peaceful methods were futile.
Court hearings took place on Sunday for Egypt’s ex-president Hosni Mubarak and high-ranking officials of the Muslim brotherhood. The twin judicial processes were billed as the "trial of the two regimes". Amir Magdi, Freelance Journalist and Political Science Researcher in Sweden, comments on situation.
A military helicopter transported Hosni Mubarak to Cairo's Maadi military hospital, where he is to stay under house arrest. Egypt's ex-president was released after on Wednesday the Cairo court ruled to clear him of all corruption charges. Today the Prosecution confirmed that it would not contest the court's decision, which removed the last obstacles to transferring Mubarak from prison to house arrest.
An Egyptian court on Sunday adjourned the murder and corruption retrial of former strongman Hosni Mubarak, his sons and security commanders to September 14.
Egypt's ousted dictator Hosni Mubarak attended his trial Sunday on charges of inciting the murder of protesters, days after he was released from prison and placed under house arrest.
Unrelated court hearings will begin on Sunday for Egypt’s ex-president Hosni Mubarak and high-ranking officials of the Muslim brotherhood, Egypt’s Al-Ahram newspaper said.
“Friday of Millions of Martyrs” declared by the Muslim brotherhood, was surprisingly calm. Neither millions, nor even hundreds of thousands of the Islamists’ supporters took to the streets. Certain clashes took place in some cities of Egypt, but they did not even resemble the last week’s “street battles”, which took the lives of nearly a thousand people. Either Egypt has, finally, tired of its endless revolutions, or the army is doing its job of restoring order and stability well, or both. However, Cairo has met the weekend quite calmly.
Mass protests called by Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood mostly failed to materialise on Friday as the movement reels from a bloody army crackdown on followers of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak has been released from prison and taken to a military hospital in Southern Cairo after he was cleared for conditional release while standing trial, said an interior ministry general.
A helicopter landed at the Cairo prison where deposed Presidentto take Hosni Mubarak is being held to take him to a new location where he will be put under house arrest, state TV reported.
An Egyptian prosecutor has ordered a Cairo prison to release deposed President Hosni Mubarak, an official said on Thursday.
Deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak will be put under house arrest, the prime minister's office said on Wednesday. Mubarak, who was toppled in a 2011 uprising, is expected to be released from a Cairo prison on Thursday.