Tributes pour in as former Egypt President Mohamed Mursi buried in Cairo

Egypt’s former president Mohamed Mursi was buried in a restricted family ceremony in Cairo early on Tuesday, a day after he suffered a fatal heart attack in court, his son said, as tributes poured in on social media. The first democratically elected head of state in Egypt’s modern history, who was deposed by the army… Read More Tributes pour in as former Egypt President Mohamed Mursi buried in Cairo

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi dies following collapse in court

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt’s modern history, died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges, authorities said. Mursi, a top figure in the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, had been in jail since being toppled by the military in… Read More Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi dies following collapse in court