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Egypt dissolves Muslim Brotherhood organization

October 09, 2013, 13:46 UTC+3
Previously court ruled to make the Islamist organization illegal
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AP Photo/ Hassan Ammar

AP Photo/ Hassan Ammar

CAIRO, October 9 (Itar-Tass) - Egyptian Minister of Social Solidarity Ahmed Borai signed a decree on Wednesday dissolving the Muslim Brotherhood association, Egyptian television reported.

 September 23, a Cairo court ruled that the association was illegal, granting the claim against the Islamic body by the leftist Tagammu Party. Under the verdict, the association's assets and property will be arrested, including its offices and missions.

The court also ordered creation of a special committee under the government’s ruled which will take over properties previously possessed by the Brotherhood. The body was officially created October 2.


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