Mohamed Morsi Receives 20 Year Sentence

Mohamed Morsi Receives 20 Year Sentence

Mohamed Morsi, former Egyptian president, received a 20 year sentence in an Egyptian prison nearly two years after his ouster in July 2013, along with a dozen more of his supporters. All of his supporters either worked in his administration or were part of the Muslim Brotherhood, a Islamic organization considered by many to be […]

Sinai Peninsula Terrorist Attack Kills 18

Sinai Peninsula Terrorist Attack Kills 18

Today, in the┬áSinai peninsula (located in Egypt) a terrorist attack killed 18 people and wounded several more. The attack took place near the town of Sheikh Zuweid at a military checkpoint, and resulted in the deaths of 15 soldiers (as well as three civilians.) Officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, claimed that this strike […]

Egyptian Court Releases Al Jazeera Jouralists

Egyptian Court Releases Al Jazeera Jouralists

An Egyptian court has released two Al Jazeera journalists on bail. The journalists are being retried on suspicion that they were aiding the proscribed Muslim Brotherhood by reporting false news. Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed had previously been convicted and sentenced to seven to ten years in prison along with their Australian colleague, Peter Greste. […]