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Egypt Targets Last Bastion of Muslim Brotherhood Dissent, Al-Azhar

Egypt has moved to close down one of the last bastions of Muslim Brotherhood dissent with sweeping new rules to curtail violent protest at Al-Azhar University, among the world's most venerable centers of Islamic learning. Egypt has banned the Muslim Brotherhood and jailed thousands of its supporters since July 2013, when then-army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sissi overthrew Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first freely elected president and a senior member of the group. As the noose tightened...

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