Former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is on pace to win Egypt’s presidential race by a large margin, as he has won 91.8 percent of the votes cast in half of the nation’s polling stations, according to judicial sources.
RT spoke with a person who is facing death sentence in ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s case. He told RT about the current court hearings in Egypt and about the myths surrounding the Muslim Brotherhood.
US Senator Patrick Leahy, chairman of the Senate subcommittee that handles foreign aid, says he will not approve funding for the military in Egypt, where 683 Muslim Brotherhood members were summarily sentenced to death on Monday.
An Egyptian court sentenced nearly 700 Muslim Brotherhood members to death on Monday for organizing violent protests after the ouster of former President Mohammed Morsi. The verdict is intimidation ahead of May elections, activist Ahmed Naguib told RT.
Saudi Arabia has confirmed 26 more cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) a day after Egypt registered its first incidence of the deadly SARS-like coronavirus. The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed concern about the growing numbers.
It’s clear that charges against Muslim Brotherhood members are politically motivated since there is a vendetta between the military-backed authorities and the Muslim Brotherhood and it’s playing out in courts, journalist Shahira Amin told RT.
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