Tag: Hosni Mubarak

Protests After Mubarak Murder Charges Dropped

Violence erupted in the Egyptian capital as security forces clashed with people protesting a decision to throw out charges against former president Hosni Mubarak over the killing of protesters during a 2011 uprising. Egyptian security forces shot one person dead late on Saturday, either with live ammunition or birdshot, as[Read More…]

Morsi To Be Tried For ‘Espionage’, Hamas Ties

(AFP) EGYPT – Egypt‘s deposed president Mohamed Morsi and ex-aides will stand trial for “espionage” that helped a “terrorist” campaign involving the Palestinian militant Hamas and jihadists, the prosecution said Wednesday. If found guilty, they could face the death penalty. Morsi, an Islamist toppled by the military in July after a single[Read More…]