Cairo Breaking News: Egypt: Head of Muslim Brotherhood and Deputy Chief

Cairo Breaking News: Egypt: Head of Muslim Brotherhood and Deputy Chief Arrested
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Hours after military action ousted President Muhammed Morsi, Saad el-Katatni, the head of the Muslim Brotherhood political party and Rashad Bayoum, the Brotherhood's deputy chief have been arrested. The two were wanted, along with Morsi in connection with an escape of 30 Brotherhood members from prison during the 2011 uprising against autocrat Hosni Mubarak. Jubilant crowds across Cairo cheered, chanted pro-army slogans and set off fireworks after the military suspended the constitution and overthrew President Mohamed Mursi Egypt's military moved to tighten its control of key institutions , sending troops backed with armored vehicles to the heart of Cairo and slapping a travel ban on President Mohammed Morsi and top allies in preparation for an almost certain push to remove the Islamist president with the expiration of an afternoon deadline.
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