Military arrests top Brotherhood figures in sweep as interim president of Egypt sworn in

  • by: LEE KEATH , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 4, 2013 - 8:26 PM

CAIRO — Egypt's military moved swiftly Thursday against senior figures of the Muslim Brotherhood, targeting the backbone of support for ousted President Mohammed Morsi. In the most dramatic step, authorities arrested the group's revered leader from a seaside villa and flew him by helicopter to detention in the capital.

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