Egypt says 2 senior Muslim Brotherhood officials arrested

CAIRO – Egypt’s security forces have arrested the secretary general of the Freedom and Justice Party, the Muslim Brotherhood’s political wing, and another high-ranking Brotherhood member, the state-run news agency reported on Monday.

Hussein Ibrahim, the dissolved party’s secretary general, and El-Refei Hassan, were reportedly hiding in the western Mediterranean province of Marsa Matrouh on Egypt’s north coast.

According to the report, the two have confessed they were trying to reach Libya.



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