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Egypt Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie arrest ordered

Egypt's prosecutor's office has ordered the arrest of the leader of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood movement, Mohammed Badie, state media report.

Mr Badie is accused of inciting the violence in Cairo on Monday in which at least 51 people were killed.

Several leading Muslim Brotherhood figures are already in detention and warrants have been issued for hundreds more.

Jim Muir in Cairo said news of the warrant had been greeted with anger by Mr Badie's supporters.

  • 10 Jul 2013
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