1. Egypt’s court on Monday banned Muslim Brotherhood activities in a continuing campaign to crack down on deposed President Mohammed Morsi’s supporters.
2. The group’s funds were seized, and the government was ordered to administer its assets.
“The court bans the activities of the Muslim Brotherhood organization and its non-governmental organization and all the activities that it participates in and any organization derived from it,” said the presiding judge Mohammed al-Sayed.
3. Army Chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is leading the toughest crackdown on the 85-year-old Muslim Brotherhood in decades.
4. “This is totalitarian decision,” leading Muslim Brotherhood member Ibrahim Moneir said in an interview with Qatari-based Al-Jazeera Mubasher Misr TV.
“You are losers and it (the Brotherhood) will remain with God’s help, not by the orders by the judiciary of el-Sissi,”
- Inside WikiLeaks: A former employee shares what he learned about Julian Assange (including his beef with Hillary Clinton).
- One week into the fight to take back Mosul, expectations for quick success have clashed with the reality of a bloody struggle ahead.
- Less than 24 hours after AT&T announced an $85 billion deal to buy Time Warner, politicians are expressing skepticism and opposition.
- An NFL player paid tribute to Harambe, the gorilla who died at a Cincinnati zoo, on his cleats.