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Muslim Brotherhood leader Gomaa Amin is in hiding in London

The new spiritual leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is living in hiding in London in fear of state-sponsored assassination, it can be disclosed.   Mohammed Badie, 70, the Muslim Brotherhood’s previous spiritual leader, was arrested last Tuesday morning in Cairo. Photo:… Read More ›

‘Frankly, I’d just as soon not use this’: Emails show the then CIA-chief David Petraeus objected to Obama administration’s version of Benghazi terror attack events

The White House on  Wednesday released 100  pages of emails detailing discussion inside the  administration over last year’s  deadly attacks on a U.S. diplomatic  compound in Benghazi, Libya Among the details, the documents show that  then-CIA Director David  Petraeus objected… Read More ›

Death toll rises as gun battles rage in Egypt: The protesters accuse the new president Mohammad Morsi, elected in June with the support of his Muslim Brotherhood group, of betraying the democratic goals of the revolution

Alastair Beach in Port Said is witness to further violence as the unrest escalates Alastair Beach Sunday, 27 January 2013 The streets of Port Said were convulsed by gun battles tonight as groups of civilians, some using Kalashnikov machine guns,… Read More ›