Egypt's new rulers escalate crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood, ordering arrest of its leaders

  • Article by: MAGGIE MICHAEL , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 10, 2013 - 5:55 PM

CAIRO — Egypt's military-backed government tightened a crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood on Wednesday, ordering the arrest of its revered leader in a bid to choke off the group's campaign to reinstate President Mohammed Morsi one week after an army-led coup.

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