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Egyptian Court Upholds Brotherhood Ban

An Egyptian court has upheld a ruling to ban the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood and seize its assets. The original ruling came last month amid a crackdown on the group that has landed most of its top leadership in custody, including ousted president Mohamed Morsi. The Brotherhood appealed the case, but the Cairo Court for Urgent Matters ruled Wednesday the ban and asset seizure order will remain in place. The group was outlawed for most of its existence, which dates back to the 1920s, but ...

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