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Egypt issues new life sentence against Brotherhood guide

Egypt issues new life sentence against Brotherhood guide

An Egyptian court sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's supreme guide Mohamed Badie to life in prison for "planning violent attacks" in a retrial on Monday, judicial officials and a lawyer said.

Hamas leader praises Egypt after returning to Gaza

Hamas leader praises Egypt after returning to Gaza

Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniya returned to Gaza on Friday after five months abroad, an AFP reporter said, praising improving ties with neighbours Egypt.

Egyptian president pardons 82 jailed 'youths'

Egyptian president pardons 82 jailed 'youths'

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday pardoned 82 "youths" including a prominent advocate of Islamic reform, following calls to free prisoners swept up in a crackdown, his spokesman said.

Egypt accuses Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas of assassinating prosecutor

Egypt accuses Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas of assassinating prosecutor

Egypt has accused exiled Muslim Brotherhood officials of conspiring with Gaza-based Hamas militants to assassinate Public Prosecutor Hisham Barakat last year and arrested 14 people in connection with the attack.