Hosni Mubarak
  • 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
  • FILE -- In this Saturday, April 13, 2013 file photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waves to his supporters from behind bars as he attends a hearing in his retrial on appeal in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian judiciary officials say former President Hosni Mubarak could be freed from custody this week. They say a court on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 ordered his release in a corruption case that alleged he and his two sons embezzled funds for presidential palaces. (AP Photo, File)

    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who is on retrial for the killings of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising that led to his ouster, could be released from custody later this week.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 19, 2013, 10:42 AM EDT
  • Mourners carry the coffin of Mohamed Abdel Hamid Mecca Masjid, who was killed Sunday when gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on a protests against Egypt's Islamist President, Mohammed Morsi, in Assiut, Egypt, Monday, July 1, 2013.

    Christian minority had previously kept a low profile, but some 50,000 people packed the streets in what became a violent protest.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 01, 2013, 8:31 PM EDT