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Egypt orders fresh arrest of Brotherhood leaders

  • Supporters of deposed President Mohamed Mursi gather during a rally around the Raba El-Adwyia mosque square in Cairo July 24, 2013.(REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih)

CAIRO: Egypt's public prosecutor ordered the arrest of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and eight senior members of the Islamist movement on Wednesday in a probe over accusations of inciting violence, MENA state news agency reported.

Badie has been detained for questioning and later released at least once since the army deposed Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, a leader of the Brotherhood, on July 3.

 
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