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Brotherhood ban rocks Egypt


The outlawing of the Muslim Brotherhood by an Egypt court leads the news in Arabic media on Tuesday, alongside reports of potential rapprochement between Iran and the United States.

“Egyptian court bans the activities of the Muslim Brotherhood,” reports Saudi-owned daily A-Sharq Al-Awsat, featuring a photo of the burned and vandalized headquarters of the Brotherhood in the Cairo suburb of Muqattam, ransacked by anti-Morsi protesters in July.

According to the court ruling, the Brotherhood’s buildings and funds will be confiscated by government. Egyptian legal experts told the daily that the Brotherhood will likely appeal the decision, considering it “political and void.”

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