Former Egyptian president Morsi sentenced to life in latest blows

CAIRO — An Egyptian court issued further blows Tuesday against former President Mohamed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood allies, sentencing the ousted leader to life in prison and handing death sentences to three others in connection with alleged contact with foreign groups.

The court decision is the latest move by prosecutors to punish Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood, whose Islamist-inspired government was ousted by military-led pressures in 2013.

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    Why are all the earnest efforts to combat the Muslum Brotherhood all found in the Middle East, and ONLY the Middle East?

    • And why did/does President Obama support them both here and over there? Three guesses- first two don’t count.