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Egyptian Court Bans Hamas' Armed Wing as Terrorist Organization

An Egyptian court on Saturday banned the armed wing of the Palestinian group Hamas and listed it as a terrorist organization. Hamas is an offshoot of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood which the authorities have also declared a terrorist group and have repressed systematically since the army ousted one of its leaders, Mohamed Morsi, from the presidency in 2013. The ruling came days after the country faced some of the bloodiest attacks on security forces in years. During Morsi’s one-year...

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