Muslim Brotherhood
  • Mohammed Badie's arrest is the latest move in an escalating crackdown by authorities on the Brotherhood, which has seen hundreds of its members taken into custody.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 20, 2013, 6:38 PM EDT
  • Two civilians holding guns walk on a street in the Zamalek neighborhood of Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.

    Residents battled with protesters taking part in a "Day of Rage," ignited by anger at security forces for clearing two sit-in demonstrations Wednesday in clashes that killed more than 600 people.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 16, 2013, 6:13 PM EDT
  • Egyptian relatives and colleagues of policemen who were killed during Wednesday's clashes carry coffins covered with national flags during a military funeral in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013.

    World condemnation widened for the bloody crackdown on Morsi's mostly Islamist supporters, including an angry response from President Barack Obama, who canceled joint U.S.-Egyptian military maneuvers.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 15, 2013, 11:18 PM EDT
  • An Egyptian protester holds the portrait of Egyptian minister of Defense Adel Fattah al-Sisi as Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians demonstrate against President Mohammed Morsi and the muslim brotherhood in Egypt's landmark Tahrir square on July 3, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt.

    Military-backed leadership called on by Western backers to release Islamist figures jailed since the ouster of Mohammed Morsi.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 06, 2013, 7:37 PM EDT