Middle East

Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader killed in Egypt

Government says two men killed in shoot-out but Brotherhood says they were killed in detention.

Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader killed in Egypt

Middle East

Report: 'Cruel and inhuman' treatment in Egypt's prison

Prison authorities refused to provide inmates with medical care, possibly causing their deaths, HRW report finds.

 In Egypt's Guantanamo 'abuse is systematic'

Middle East

Can Jordan's new parliament spearhead political change?

Despite the Islamists' comeback to parliament,'no radical changes' are expected.

Can Jordan's new parliament spearhead political change?

Middle East

Jordan's Islamists hopeful about making electoral gains

Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood stands a chance to win between 20-30 seats in new parliament, says its spokeswoman.

Jordan's Islamists hopeful about making electoral gains

Longform

The evolution of Islamists

Ideology does not tell us the full story of the evolution of Islamist movements.

The evolution of Islamists

Middle East

Profile: Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi

The Muslim Brotherhood leader was the country's first democratically-elected president before the coup and imprisonment.

Profile: Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi

Middle East

Egypt court sentences dozens to life in prison

Muslim Brotherhood's leader and 35 others sentenced to life in jail for 'inciting violence' in 2013 clashes.

Mohamed Badie among dozens sentenced for life in Egypt

Jordan

Jordan closes Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in Amman

Security services searched and evacuated the building before sealing off the entrance with red wax.

Jordan closes Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in Amman

Egypt

Egypt dismisses minister after 'prophet' comments

Ahmed al-Zend 'relieved of position' after his controversial remarks about imprisoning the prophet go viral.

Egypt dismisses minister after 'prophet' comments

Politics

Hamas rejects Egypt allegations over 2015 killing

Palestinian group had been accused of helping the Muslim Brotherhood of plotting fatal bomb attack on chief prosecutor.

Hamas rejects Egypt allegations over 2015 killing

Egypt

Egypt claims Hamas-Brotherhood hand in killing

Palestinian group denies it aided Muslim Brotherhood leaders in plotting 2015 car bombing which killed chief prosecutor.

2015 killing: Egypt claims Hamas-Brotherhood hand

Egypt

Egypt court overturns mass death sentences

Appeals court orders retrial for 149 charged with lynching officers in attack on Kerdassa police station in August 2013.

Egypt court overturns mass death sentences

Corruption

Egypt's top auditor faces backlash over graft comments

Hesham Genena alleged $75bn in corruption while commenting on official report undertaken with the United Nations.

Egypt's top auditor faces backlash over graft comments

Opinion

Islam as partisan profit: An Egyptian epic

Scholars, whether religious authorities or not, would fulfil a great role if they would exhibit consistency.

H A Hellyer

by H A Hellyer

H A Hellyer

Opinion

Addressing fault-lines within the Saudi-led coalition

Before embarking on peace negotiations, the coalition should agree on how to deal with al-Islah party.

Sultan Barakat

by Sultan Barakat

Sultan Barakat