Islamists targeted as Egypt gets interim president

The Egyptian authorities moved to arrest Muslim Brotherhood leaders as a military-appointed interim president was sworn in with the challenge of healing a polarised nation following the ouster of Mohamed Mursi.

5th July, 2013
Tahrir Square celebrations yesterday

The Egyptian authorities moved to arrest Muslim Brotherhood leaders as a military-appointed interim president was sworn in with the challenge of healing a polarised nation following the ouster of Mohamed Mursi.

The Brotherhood’s senior leader, or general guide, Mohammed Badie, was taken into custody on July 2nd, the day before Mursi was removed from power by the army, the state-run Ahram Gate website said yesterday.

The state-run Middle East News Agency said the...

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