Egypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi dies: state media
State TV reports Morsi fainted after a court session and died afterwards.
By AL JAZEERA
Egypt’s former President Mohamed Morsi has died after appearing in court, according to state media.
State TV on Tuesday reported that Morsi fainted after a court session and died afterwards.
Morsi was democratically elected after the 2011 Arab Spring saw the end of President Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year rule. He was then deposed following mass protests and a military coup in July 2013.
He served just one year of a four-year term, while the organisation to which he belonged, the Muslim Brotherhood, has since been outlawed.
—— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: June 17, 2019 at 01:16PM