2011 uprising

  • Senior Muslim Brotherhood figure dies in prison in Egypt
    CAIRO, August 13 (Reuters): Essam el-Erian, a senior leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, died in prison in Cairo on Thursday after suffering a heart attack, prison sources, a lawyer and local media said. Erian, 66, had served as deputy leader of the Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party, and was swept up in a crackdown on the movement's leadership after it was forced from power in 2013. He had been detained in Cairo's Tora prison along with other senior Brothe