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WorldEgypt's former president Mursi dies: state television

19:16  17 june  2019
19:16  17 june  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt (Arabic: رئيس جمهورية مصر العربية‎) is the head of state of Egypt . Under the various iterations of the Constitution of Egypt

Mohamed Morsi (/ˈmɔːrsi/; Arabic: محمد محمد مرسي عيسى العياط‎, ALA-LC: Muḥammad Muḥammad Mursī ʿĪsā al-ʿAyyāṭ, IPA: [mæˈħæmmæd mæˈħæmmæd ˈmoɾsi ˈʕiːsæ (ʔe)l.ʕɑjˈjɑːtˤ]; born 8 August 1951) is an Egyptian politician who served as the fifth President of Egypt

Egypt's former president Mursi dies: state television © Reuters/Amr Dalsh FILE PHOTO: Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Mursi greets his lawyers and people from behind bars at a court wearing the red uniform of a prisoner sentenced to death, during his court appearance with Muslim Brotherhood members on the outskirts of Cairo

CAIRO (Reuters) - Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi has died in court, state television reported on Monday.

It said Mursi had fainted after a court session and died afterwards.

Mursi, a top figure in the Muslim Brotherhood, was toppled by the military in 2013 after mass protests against this rule. He had been serving a seven-year sentence for falsifying his candidacy application for the 2012 presidential race.

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Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi looks on from behind bars, along with other Muslim Brotherhood members at a court in the outskirts of Cairo Egypt ’ s deep state apparatus — the Interior Ministry, intelligence services and army — now appears to have a tighter grip than ever on the most

Egypt ' s deposed president Mohamed Mursi greets his lawyers and people from behind bars at a court wearing the red uniform of a prisoner sentenced to death, during his court appearance with Muslim Brotherhood members on the outskirts of Cairo.

Egypt's former president Mursi dies: state television © Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh FILE PHOTO: Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi looks on during his appearance in court on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt

(Reporting by Nayera Abdullah and Mohamed El-Sherif; Writing by Nadine Awadalla and Sami Aboudi)

Egypt says 7 policemen killed in Sinai jihadist attack.
Seven police officers have been killed in a jihadist attack in restive North Sinai, Egypt's interior ministry said Wednesday. The attack near the regional capital El-Arish targeted an "assembly centre" for police, according to the ministry. Four assailants died "during clashes" following the attack, one when he detonated an explosives belt, it said. North Sinai has long been a centre of insurgents and Egyptian authorities last year launched an offensive against the jihadists.

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