Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie arrested
The Brotherhood’s Supreme Guide Mohammed Badie was detained early Tuesday in an apartment in Cairo’s Nasr City near where one of the protest camps that was broken up last week. He was on the run after hundreds of Brothers were detained. He faces trial next week on charges of inciting violence and murder. His son Ammar Badie, 38, was shot dead Friday during a pro-Morsi protest.
A three-day period of national mourning was declared for the 25 policemen executed in Sinai by Salafist gunmen Sunday. The UN Secretary has called for a probe into the deaths of 36 Islamists in a prison truck earlier that day.