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  11/13/2013, Kislev 10, 5774

Egypt: Morsi Government Minister Arrested

Egyptian police have arrested Bassam Odeh, who served as Minister of Trade in the government of ousted ex-President Mohammed Morsi.

Odeh was hiding in a factory immediately prior to his arrest. Like other senior members of the Muslim Brotherhood who were recently arrested, he is being charged with criminal arson.