Egypt court sets Aug 25 trial for Brotherhood leaders

CAIRO (AFP) - An Egyptian court on Sunday set an August 25 trial date for the Muslim Brotherhood chief, his two deputies and three other group members for their alleged involvement in protesters' deaths.

Supreme Guide Mohammed Badie, who is currently in hiding, and his two deputies - Khairat al-Shater and Rashad Bayoumi - who are being held in Cairo's Tora prison, are accused of inciting violence against protesters outside the Islamist group's headquarters on June 30.

The other members are accused of killing protesters, the official Mena news agency said