Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Egypt: Mohamed Morsi Died of Heart Attack After Court Appearance

Egypt’s former President Mohamed Morsi, a prominent leader of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood (MB) group who was democratically elected in the wake of the country’s 2011 uprising, suffered a fatal heart attack on Monday while facing espionage charges in a Cairo court after spending six years in prison following the military coup that ousted him.

FILE - In this June 21, 2015 file photo, former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, wearing a red jumpsuit that designates he has been sentenced to death, raises his hands inside a defendants cage in a makeshift courtroom at the national police academy, in an eastern suburb of Cairo, Egypt. An …

Trump to Meet Egyptian President Sisi to ‘Discuss Counter-Terrorism’

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump is slated to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Washington on April 9 to discuss “strengthening the strategic partnership between the United States and Egypt, and building on our robust military, economic and counter-terrorism cooperation,” a statement from the White House said. 

President Donald Trump greets Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)