The Egyptian army has ousted democratically-elected President Mohammed Morsi and announced fresh elections.
Saudi Arabia has listed the Muslim Brotherhood and a number of other groups as terrorist organizations. The Brotherhood has been the target of many Gulf nations since Egypt's Mohammed Morsi was ousted last July.
An Egyptian court has banned all activities by the Palestinian militant group Hamas in Egypt. Cairo’s relations with the group have fallen apart since president Morsi’s military-backed ouster.
Hizb al-Nur is Egypt's only Islamist party that supports the military-backed government. Doing so may have secured its survival, but internal disputes may derail the party in the months ahead.
Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohammed Morsi has appeared in court in Cairo on espionage charges and conspiring to commit terror attacks. It's one of four trials against Morsi.
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