Mohammed Morsi’s Death Sentence Upheld by Egyptian Court

Last month, former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was sentenced to death by an Egyptian court due to a 2011 jailbreak. Tuesday, the Egyptian court confirmed the ruling after a review from the Grand Mufti, the highest religious figure in Egypt. The Grand Mufti must review all death sentences in Egypt. However, […]

Egyptian President Calls for UN Action on Libya

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi called for a UN resolution that would mandate international forces step in in Libya where ISIS has made significant progress. Yesterday, Egypt’s Air Force bombed ISIS forces in Libya after twenty-one Egyptian Christians were killed. Libya has been struggling in the post-Gaddafi era. While many Americans […]

International Correspondents Call for Journalists Release

Several international correspondents have written and signed a letter that calls on Egypt to release detained al Jazeera journalists. Producers Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed, and correspondent Peter Greste have been detained in Egypt for over two weeks without being charged. Signatures include correspondents from CNN, The Guardian, BBC, and CBS […]