Muslim Brotherhood http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Muslim Brotherhood en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Mon, 22 Dec 2014 20:27:24 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Saudi top diplomat criticizes Iran over conflicts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661155/Saudi-top-diplomat-criticizes-Iran-over-conflicts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661155/Saudi-top-diplomat-criticizes-Iran-over-conflicts.html Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Monday lashed out at regional rival Iran, accusing the Shiite powerhouse of having forces... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:03:57 MDT $5.4 billion pledged to Gaza Strip after Israel-Hamas war http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661109/54-billion-pledged-to-Gaza-Strip-after-Israel-Hamas-war.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661109/54-billion-pledged-to-Gaza-Strip-after-Israel-Hamas-war.html A donor conference in Cairo to raise money to rebuild the Gaza Strip after this year's war between Hamas and Israel ended... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 13:26:21 MDT Yemen's crisis reflects arc of Arab Spring revolts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661073/Yemens-crisis-reflects-arc-of-Arab-Spring-revolts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661073/Yemens-crisis-reflects-arc-of-Arab-Spring-revolts.html Yemen's 2011 Arab Spring revolt began with a nucleus of young men and women, a mix of socialists, secularists and moderate... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 19:30:00 MDT Qatar pledges $1B for Gaza Strip reconstruction http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661077/Qatar-pledges-1B-for-Gaza-Strip-reconstruction.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661077/Qatar-pledges-1B-for-Gaza-Strip-reconstruction.html Qatar pledged $1 billion Sunday toward the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip after this year's devastating Israel-Hamas war,... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:43:21 MDT Analysis: In wake of Gaza war, hints of change http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661032/Analysis-In-wake-of-Gaza-war-hints-of-change.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661032/Analysis-In-wake-of-Gaza-war-hints-of-change.html The wars between Israel and Hamas tend to be futile and frustrating for all. Each side ends up more or less where it began,... Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:12:10 MDT On campus in Egypt, a heavy security clampdown http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660853/On-campus-in-Egypt-a-heavy-security-clampdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660853/On-campus-in-Egypt-a-heavy-security-clampdown.html At Cairo University's campus, new, black steel walls have gone up. A private security firm has put up surveillance cameras.... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:59:58 MDT Shiite rebels are Yemen's new masters http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660669/Shiite-rebels-are-Yemens-new-masters.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660669/Shiite-rebels-are-Yemens-new-masters.html The capital of Yemen, the Arab world's poorest and perhaps most chronically unstable nation, has new masters. Anti-American... Sat, 04 Oct 2014 11:07:53 MDT How politics and unrest are changing religious life in Egypt http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612137/How-politics-and-unrest-are-changing-religious-life-in-Egypt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612137/How-politics-and-unrest-are-changing-religious-life-in-Egypt.html Mosques have long been central to political dialogue in Egypt. But over the past three years, a tug-of-war between Islamists... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:40:00 MDT Egypt court postpones ruling in Mubarak retrial http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660331/Egypt-court-postpones-ruling-in-Mubarak-retrial.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660331/Egypt-court-postpones-ruling-in-Mubarak-retrial.html An Egyptian court on Saturday postponed its ruling until November in the retrial of former President Hosni Mubarak, charged... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 09:26:11 MDT Arab states risk backlash by joining Syria strikes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660183/Arab-states-risk-backlash-by-joining-Syria-strikes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660183/Arab-states-risk-backlash-by-joining-Syria-strikes.html The Arab nations that joined the United States in striking the Islamic State group in Syria were unusually open about it,... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 MDT At least 340 killed in Yemen's week-long fighting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660121/At-least-340-killed-in-Yemens-week-long-fighting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660121/At-least-340-killed-in-Yemens-week-long-fighting.html A Shiite militia that overran the Yemeni capital sized tanks and armored vehicles from military headquarters on Monday and... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:45:36 MDT Yemen Shiite rebels rout Islamist-allied general http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660097/Yemen-Shiite-rebels-rout-Islamist-allied-general.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660097/Yemen-Shiite-rebels-rout-Islamist-allied-general.html Heavily armed Yemeni Shiite militiamen took over the headquarters and house of a powerful army general allied to Sunni... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:43:58 MDT Yemen sets curfew as fighting roils capital http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659963/Yemen-sets-curfew-as-fighting-roils-capital.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659963/Yemen-sets-curfew-as-fighting-roils-capital.html Yemen's top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:53:38 MDT Associated Press Interview: El-Sissi, Egypt and the terror fight http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659985/Associated-Press-Interview-El-Sissi-Egypt-and-the-terror-fight.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659985/Associated-Press-Interview-El-Sissi-Egypt-and-the-terror-fight.html Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world's alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:53:00 MDT Fierce fighting in Yemeni capital kills 120 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659867/Fierce-fighting-in-Yemeni-capital-kills-120.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659867/Fierce-fighting-in-Yemeni-capital-kills-120.html Shiite rebels and Sunni militiamen battled in the streets of the Yemeni capital for a second day Friday in fighting that has... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:40:00 MDT Henri Sisneros: Race matters: Looking forward while remembering the past http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611265/Race-matters-Looking-forward-while-remembering-the-past.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611265/Race-matters-Looking-forward-while-remembering-the-past.html The subject of race in America is one we cannot forget. Race matters here just as it matters in nearly every country. It is... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 MDT Roadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypt's Sinai http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659749/Roadside-bomb-kills-6-policemen-in-Egypts-Sinai.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659749/Roadside-bomb-kills-6-policemen-in-Egypts-Sinai.html A powerful explosion killed five Egyptian police conscripts and an officer near the border town of Rafah in the restive Sinai... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:55:08 MDT Prominent Egyptian activist to be released http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659705/Prominent-Egyptian-activist-to-be-released.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659705/Prominent-Egyptian-activist-to-be-released.html Egypt's most prominent activist, who is facing a retrial on a 15-year prison sentence for violating a draconian protest law,... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:44:56 MDT Egypt: Qatar ordered Islamists out within 2 months http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659686/Egypt-Qatar-ordered-Islamists-out-within-2-months.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659686/Egypt-Qatar-ordered-Islamists-out-within-2-months.html Egypt will hunt down exiled Muslim Brotherhood leaders and seek their arrest, a top official said Sunday, after Qatar ordered... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:54:05 MDT Egypt seeks broader alliance with US over Libya http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659627/Egypt-seeks-broader-alliance-with-US-over-Libya.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659627/Egypt-seeks-broader-alliance-with-US-over-Libya.html As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought Egyptian support on Saturday for an international coalition to combat jihadi... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 15:51:55 MDT US, Arab allies committed to fighting IS militants http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659463/US-Arab-allies-committed-to-fighting-IS-militants.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659463/US-Arab-allies-committed-to-fighting-IS-militants.html Key Arab allies of the U.S. agreed Thursday to "do their share" to fight against the Islamic State group, promising to take... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:05:52 MDT Kerry presses Mideast allies on militant fight http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659448/Kerry-presses-Mideast-allies-on-militant-fight.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659448/Kerry-presses-Mideast-allies-on-militant-fight.html Secretary of State John Kerry sought to pin down Middle Eastern allies gathering in Saudi Arabia on Thursday on what support... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:57:10 MDT Egypt president asks for patience over power cuts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659201/Egypt-president-asks-for-patience-over-power-cuts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659201/Egypt-president-asks-for-patience-over-power-cuts.html In a nationally televised speech on Saturday, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi asked the public to be patient and... Sat, 06 Sep 2014 10:28:20 MDT Yemen clashes between rebels, tribesmen kill 40 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659225/Yemen-clashes-between-rebels-tribesmen-kill-40.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659225/Yemen-clashes-between-rebels-tribesmen-kill-40.html Clashes in Yemen between Shiite rebels and Islamist tribesmen killed 40 people over two days in the country's north, local... Sat, 06 Sep 2014 10:02:35 MDT Yemeni president dismisses Cabinet to ease tension http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659034/Yemeni-president-dismisses-Cabinet-to-ease-tension.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659034/Yemeni-president-dismisses-Cabinet-to-ease-tension.html The Yemeni president on Tuesday dismissed the Cabinet including the prime minister who led it for two years, while partially... Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:45:18 MDT Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secrets to Qatar http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658807/Egypts-Morsi-accused-of-leaking-secrets-to-Qatar.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658807/Egypts-Morsi-accused-of-leaking-secrets-to-Qatar.html Egypt's ousted and jailed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi refused to answer a prosecutor's questions about allegations that... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:56:01 MDT Tunisia crackdown raises fears of rights rollback http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658600/Tunisia-crackdown-raises-fears-of-rights-rollback.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658600/Tunisia-crackdown-raises-fears-of-rights-rollback.html Mosques are being closed, local organizations banned and at least 1,000 people have been arrested as Tunisia cracks down on... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:49:25 MDT 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