October 30, 2013
by Max Slater
Egyptian police on Wednesday arrested a senior leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, according to a source from Egypt's Interior Ministry. Essam el-Erian had been on the run since the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi. El-Erian, along with twelve other Muslim Brotherhood leaders, face charges ...[read more]
October 9, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
A Egyptian court on Wednesday set the trial date for the ousted president Mohamed Morsi for November 4. Along with Morsi, 14 other leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood, including Essam el-Erian and Mohammed el-Beltagy, will be tried on the same day. The defendants were charged in September with " ...[read more]
December 9, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
Egypt officials announced Saturday that they will release from prison two leaders of the banned Muslim Brotherhood who were jailed in May for their involvement in pro-judicial independence protests. Essam el-Erian and Mohamed Mursi were previously arrested in 2005 for protesting a constitutional ...[read more]
October 17, 2005
by Sara R. Parsowith
The Egyptian government ordered Sunday that five members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood be released after they had been detained for five months without charges. The Muslim Brotherhood, established in 1928 and banned in 1954, renounced violence in the 1970s and is thought to be Egypt's largest... ...[read more]
May 7, 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts
A leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood announced Saturday through his lawyer that he would run as a candidate against Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak in upcoming elections, although his party has not formally endorsed his candidacy. Essam el-Erian was arrested this week along with some 200 ...[read more]

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