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Former Presidential Candidate Ordered Detained for Two Weeks in Egypt

Egyptian authorities on Thursday ordered a senior Islamist leader to remain in police custody for two weeks after a day of questioning by state security prosecutors about his alleged links to Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group. The order was the latest development in the government's crackdown on dissent ahead of next month's presidential election. Abdel-Monaem Abul Fetouh, 66, was arrested Wednesday night shortly after his return from a trip to London. On Thursday,...

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