Muslim Brotherhood http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Muslim Brotherhood en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:38:23 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Associated Press analysis: Old story, new twists in Gaza war http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657351/Associated-Press-analysis-Old-story-new-twists-in-Gaza-war.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657351/Associated-Press-analysis-Old-story-new-twists-in-Gaza-war.html The third Gaza war is playing out much like the first one more than five years ago: The harrowing civilian toll in Gaza is... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:28:28 MDT Gaza blockade key to any Israel-Hamas truce deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657158/Gaza-blockade-key-to-any-Israel-Hamas-truce-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657158/Gaza-blockade-key-to-any-Israel-Hamas-truce-deal.html Ibrahim Zain was driven from his home by Israeli tank fire this week, but says he'd rather endure more Israel-Hamas fighting... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:12:05 MDT Truce elusive as Hamas, Israel stick to positions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657100/Truce-elusive-as-Hamas-Israel-stick-to-positions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657100/Truce-elusive-as-Hamas-Israel-stick-to-positions.html The top Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip signaled Monday that the Islamic militant group will not agree to an unconditional... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:04:03 MDT Obama voices concern about casualties in Mideast http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657090/Obama-voices-concern-about-casualties-in-Mideast.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657090/Obama-voices-concern-about-casualties-in-Mideast.html President Barack Obama called Monday for the international community to focus on ending the fighting in the Gaza Strip, as... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:30:42 MDT Israeli shells hit hospital in Gaza, official says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657067/Israeli-shells-hit-hospital-in-Gaza-official-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657067/Israeli-shells-hit-hospital-in-Gaza-official-says.html Israeli tank shells struck a hospital in the Gaza Strip on Monday, killing four people and wounding 60, Palestinian officials... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:05:29 MDT Diplomacy intensifies amid mounting Gaza toll http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657062/Diplomacy-intensifies-amid-mounting-Gaza-toll.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657062/Diplomacy-intensifies-amid-mounting-Gaza-toll.html The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state headed to Cairo on Monday for the highest-level attempt yet to end two weeks... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:28:33 MDT Kerry heads to Mideast in bid for cease-fire http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657054/Kerry-heads-to-Mideast-in-bid-for-cease-fire.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657054/Kerry-heads-to-Mideast-in-bid-for-cease-fire.html Secretary of State John Kerry is heading back to the Middle East as the Obama administration attempts to bolster regional... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 21:45:00 MDT United States sharpens criticism of Hamas, urges cease-fire http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657043/United-States-sharpens-criticism-of-Hamas-urges-cease-fire.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657043/United-States-sharpens-criticism-of-Hamas-urges-cease-fire.html The United States on Sunday sharpened its criticism of Hamas and urged the militant Palestinian group to accept a cease-fire... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:36:11 MDT Hamas meets Egypt truce call with rocket fire http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656730/Hamas-meets-Egypt-truce-call-with-rocket-fire.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656730/Hamas-meets-Egypt-truce-call-with-rocket-fire.html Gaza militants on Tuesday met Egypt's call for a quick truce with repeated rocket fire on Israel and senior Hamas officials... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:37:07 MDT Egypt proposes cease-fire between Israel, Hamas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656720/Egypt-proposes-cease-fire-between-Israel-Hamas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656720/Egypt-proposes-cease-fire-between-Israel-Hamas.html Egypt presented a cease-fire plan Monday to end a week of heavy fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:09:00 MDT Israel widens air attack, Gaza death toll hits 135 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656554/Israel-widens-air-attack-Gaza-death-toll-hits-135.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656554/Israel-widens-air-attack-Gaza-death-toll-hits-135.html Israel widened its air assault against the Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers on Saturday, hitting a mosque, Hamas-affiliated... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:18:19 MDT Israel hits key Hamas targets in Gaza offensive http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656436/Israel-hits-key-Hamas-targets-in-Gaza-offensive.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656436/Israel-hits-key-Hamas-targets-in-Gaza-offensive.html The Israeli army on Wednesday intensified its offensive on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, striking Hamas sites and killing at... Wed, 09 Jul 2014 08:11:27 MDT World Cup entangled with Mideast conflicts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656439/World-Cup-entangled-with-Mideast-conflicts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656439/World-Cup-entangled-with-Mideast-conflicts.html With the World Cup in faraway Brazil coming at a time of unprecedented sectarian violence and soaring tension in the Middle... Wed, 09 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT Israel foils seaborne attack from Gaza Strip http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656407/Israel-foils-seaborne-attack-from-Gaza-Strip.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656407/Israel-foils-seaborne-attack-from-Gaza-Strip.html The Israeli military launched a major offensive in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday, striking more than 100 sites and... Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:03:23 MDT Israel launches Gaza offensive, at least 10 killed http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656396/Israel-launches-Gaza-offensive-at-least-10-killed.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656396/Israel-launches-Gaza-offensive-at-least-10-killed.html The Israeli military launched what could be a long-term offensive in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday, striking more... Tue, 08 Jul 2014 08:48:25 MDT Egypt premier defends steep rise in energy prices http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656238/Egypt-premier-defends-steep-rise-in-energy-prices.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656238/Egypt-premier-defends-steep-rise-in-energy-prices.html Egypt's prime minister on Saturday defended his government's decision to introduce a steep rise in fuel prices, saying energy... Sat, 05 Jul 2014 14:43:22 MDT Tens of thousands of Israelis mourn slain teens http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656059/Tens-of-thousands-of-Israelis-mourn-slain-teens.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656059/Tens-of-thousands-of-Israelis-mourn-slain-teens.html Tens of thousands of mourners converged Tuesday in central Israel for a funeral service for three teenagers found dead in the... Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:23:53 MDT Hamas member killed after Israeli teens found dead http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656038/Hamas-member-killed-after-Israeli-teens-found-dead.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656038/Hamas-member-killed-after-Israeli-teens-found-dead.html A Palestinian from the militant group Hamas was shot dead when he threw a grenade at forces carrying out an arrest raid in... Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:05:07 MDT Egypt moves to restrict Ramadan sermons to faith and morality http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655958/Egypt-moves-to-restrict-Ramadan-sermons-to-faith-and-morality.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655958/Egypt-moves-to-restrict-Ramadan-sermons-to-faith-and-morality.html Egypt will restrict sermons during the holy month of Ramadan to topics of faith and morality, the state's top official in... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 17:56:55 MDT Egypt president refuses pardon for 3 Al-Jazeera journalists http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655679/Egypt-president-refuses-pardon-for-3-Al-Jazeera-journalists.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655679/Egypt-president-refuses-pardon-for-3-Al-Jazeera-journalists.html Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Tuesday he will not interfere in court rulings, rebuffing calls from the United... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:31:47 MDT Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 7 years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655612/Egypt-sentences-3-Al-Jazeera-reporters-to-7-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655612/Egypt-sentences-3-Al-Jazeera-reporters-to-7-years.html An Egyptian court convicted three Al-Jazeera journalists and sentenced them to seven years in prison each on... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 06:55:16 MDT US pressing Egypt to adopt more moderate policies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655572/US-pressing-Egypt-to-adopt-more-moderate-policies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655572/US-pressing-Egypt-to-adopt-more-moderate-policies.html U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday made the highest-level American visit to Egypt since President Abdel Fattah... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:55:48 MDT Egypt court confirms death sentences for over 180 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655517/Egypt-court-confirms-death-sentences-for-over-180.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655517/Egypt-court-confirms-death-sentences-for-over-180.html The Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader and over 180 others were sentenced to death Saturday by an Egyptian court in the... Sat, 21 Jun 2014 09:47:27 MDT Egypt's president swears in new government http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655179/Egypts-president-swears-in-new-government.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655179/Egypts-president-swears-in-new-government.html Egypt's newly elected President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi chaired the first meeting of his new Cabinet on Tuesday, shortly after... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:12:22 MDT 2 Christians kidnapped Egypt's Sinai Peninsula http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655138/2-Christians-kidnapped-Egypts-Sinai-Peninsula.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655138/2-Christians-kidnapped-Egypts-Sinai-Peninsula.html Masked armed men, suspected to be Islamic militants, kidnapped two Coptic Christians in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula in two... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:39:43 MDT Egypt's el-Sissi sworn in as president http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654653/Egypts-el-Sissi-sworn-in-as-president.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654653/Egypts-el-Sissi-sworn-in-as-president.html Egypt's former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was sworn in on Sunday as president for a four-year term, assuming the... Sun, 08 Jun 2014 08:15:43 MDT Egypt's el-Sissi: Brotherhood will not return http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653100/Egypts-el-Sissi-Brotherhood-will-not-return.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653100/Egypts-el-Sissi-Brotherhood-will-not-return.html Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the former military chief who removed Egypt's Islamist president and who is now poised to win the post... Tue, 06 May 2014 07:55:28 MDT 102 sentenced as Egypt's presidential race starts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652997/102-sentenced-as-Egypts-presidential-race-starts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652997/102-sentenced-as-Egypts-presidential-race-starts.html An Egyptian court sentenced 102 alleged Islamists to 10 year in prison Saturday for rioting as campaigning began for the... Sat, 03 May 2014 11:16:57 MDT Attacks in Egypt kill 4, including police, soldier http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652947/Attacks-in-Egypt-kill-4-including-police-soldier.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652947/Attacks-in-Egypt-kill-4-including-police-soldier.html A bomb blast near a Cairo court killed one policeman on Friday, shortly after two suicide bombers struck in Egypt's restive... Fri, 02 May 2014 07:09:21 MDT Egypt's judges rebuff criticism of 680 death sentences http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652871/Egypts-judges-rebuff-criticism-of-680-death-sentences.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652871/Egypts-judges-rebuff-criticism-of-680-death-sentences.html Egypt's Justice Minister on Wednesday rebuffed international criticism of a mass trial this week in which some 680 defendants... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11:40:23 MDT Secretary of State John Kerry: US wants Egypt to succeed as a democracy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652803/Secretary-of-State-John-Kerry-US-wants-Egypt-to-succeed-as-a-democracy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652803/Secretary-of-State-John-Kerry-US-wants-Egypt-to-succeed-as-a-democracy.html Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that Egypt has made some progress in its democratic transition but must address... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 10:41:53 MDT With Mideast talks over, Palestinians seek unity http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652789/With-Mideast-talks-over-Palestinians-seek-unity.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652789/With-Mideast-talks-over-Palestinians-seek-unity.html Tuesday was to have been the day to seal a deal on a Palestinian state alongside Israel. Instead, it became another missed... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:45:20 MDT Egypt sentences 683 to death in another mass trial http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652665/Egypt-sentences-683-to-death-in-another-mass-trial.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652665/Egypt-sentences-683-to-death-in-another-mass-trial.html A judge in Egypt on Monday sentenced to death 683 alleged supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president, including... Mon, 28 Apr 2014 09:28:06 MDT Egypt sentences 11 people to up to 88 years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652611/Egypt-sentences-11-people-to-up-to-88-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652611/Egypt-sentences-11-people-to-up-to-88-years.html An Egyptian court on Saturday convicted and sentenced 11 alleged supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president to up... Sat, 26 Apr 2014 14:29:11 MDT Bomb, shooting in Egypt kills 2 police officers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652437/Bomb-shooting-in-Egypt-kills-2-police-officers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652437/Bomb-shooting-in-Egypt-kills-2-police-officers.html A senior Egyptian police officer was killed after an explosive device placed under his car went off in a western Cairo suburb... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:49:58 MDT Egypt: former military chief el-Sissi in final step to run for president http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651935/Egypt-former-military-chief-el-Sissi-in-final-step-to-run-for-president.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651935/Egypt-former-military-chief-el-Sissi-in-final-step-to-run-for-president.html Egypt's former military chief on Monday took the final formal step to run in next month's presidential election, submitting... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:42:30 MDT Egypt women: Rights on paper, not yet on ground http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651474/Egypt-women-Rights-on-paper-not-yet-on-ground.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651474/Egypt-women-Rights-on-paper-not-yet-on-ground.html Women activists say they won a major step forward with Egypt's new constitution, which enshrined greater rights for women.... Tue, 08 Apr 2014 06:41:20 MDT Bombs at Egypt university hit riot police, 1 dead http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651052/Bombs-at-Egypt-university-hit-riot-police-1-dead.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651052/Bombs-at-Egypt-university-hit-riot-police-1-dead.html Three bombs exploded Wednesday outside Cairo University's main campus, hitting riot police deployed against near daily... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Al-Jazeera reporters ask Egypt judge to free them http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650919/Al-Jazeera-reporters-ask-Egypt-judge-to-free-them.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650919/Al-Jazeera-reporters-ask-Egypt-judge-to-free-them.html Three Al-Jazeera journalists on trial in Egypt directly asked the judge on Monday to release them, insisting the terrorism... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:05:10 MDT Egypt army chief says he will run for president http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650634/Egypt-army-chief-says-he-will-run-for-president.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650634/Egypt-army-chief-says-he-will-run-for-president.html Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the Egyptian military chief who last summer removed the elected Islamist president, has announced that... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 06:46:40 MDT Egypt prosecutor orders new mass trials of 919 despite criticism of death sentences for 529 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650580/Egypt-prosecutor-orders-new-mass-trials-of-919-despite-criticism-of-death-sentences-for-529.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650580/Egypt-prosecutor-orders-new-mass-trials-of-919-despite-criticism-of-death-sentences-for-529.html Egypt's chief prosecutor on Wednesday ordered two new mass trial for 919 suspected Islamists on charges that include murder,... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:04:47 MDT In our opinion: Voice against atrocities http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599439/Voice-against-atrocities.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599439/Voice-against-atrocities.html Egypt has been wracked by unrest since the Arab Spring first hit there three years ago. The Obama administration and others... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:02:34 MDT Egypt lawyers boycott new mass trial of Islamists http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650509/Egypt-lawyers-boycott-new-mass-trial-of-Islamists.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650509/Egypt-lawyers-boycott-new-mass-trial-of-Islamists.html An Egyptian court opened a new mass trial of 683 suspected Islamists charged with murder and inciting violence on Tuesday,... Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:34:12 MDT Egypt opens another mass trial of Islamists http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650499/Egypt-opens-another-mass-trial-of-Islamists.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650499/Egypt-opens-another-mass-trial-of-Islamists.html An Egyptian court on Tuesday opened another mass trial of Islamist suspects, with 683 defendants — including the Muslim... Tue, 25 Mar 2014 06:51:07 MDT Egypt sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650404/Egypt-sentences-529-Morsi-supporters-to-death.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650404/Egypt-sentences-529-Morsi-supporters-to-death.html A court in Egypt on Monday sentenced to death 529 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi on charges of... Mon, 24 Mar 2014 06:51:55 MDT Egypt crackdown brings most arrests in decades http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649862/Egypt-crackdown-brings-most-arrests-in-decades.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649862/Egypt-crackdown-brings-most-arrests-in-decades.html Egypt's crackdown on Islamists has jailed 16,000 people over the past eight months in the country's biggest round-up in... Sun, 16 Mar 2014 12:27:41 MDT Gunmen kill 6 Egyptian soldiers at checkpoint http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649776/Gunmen-kill-6-Egyptian-soldiers-at-checkpoint.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649776/Gunmen-kill-6-Egyptian-soldiers-at-checkpoint.html Gunmen stormed an Egyptian army checkpoint outside Cairo early Saturday morning and killed six soldiers, including some still... Sat, 15 Mar 2014 15:14:52 MDT