Egypt's Brotherhood names interim head after supreme leader arrested

CAIRO (AFP) - The Muslim Brotherhood has named an interim leader to head the group after its supreme guide was arrested on Tuesday, the website of its political party said.

"Mahmoud Ezzat, deputy leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, will assume the role of supreme guide of the group on a temporary basis after the security forces of the bloody military coup arrested supreme guide Mohamed Badie," the Freedom and Justice Party website said.

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