The United Arab Emirates has formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood and local affiliates as terrorist groups, state news agency WAM reported on Saturday citing a cabinet decree.
The Gulf Arab state has also designated
Qatar has asked seven senior figures from Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to leave the country, following months of pressure from its neighbours to stop backing the Islamists, a report said.
"The Qatari authorities to
More than 15,000 Muslim Brotherhood supporters gathered at a pro-Hamas rally in Jordan's capital on Friday, with many chanting "death to Israel" and urging the militant Palestinian group to step up rocket salvos against Israeli tow
An Egyptian court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie to life in prison on Saturday, the court's judge said, for inciting violence that erupted after the army deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi last year.
Exiled leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood are struggling to regroup, targeted by hostile Arab powers, cut off from senior colleagues imprisoned back home and challenged by angry young followers tempted to seek change by violence.
Saudi, the UAE and Bahraini ambassadors will not return to Doha until Qatar demonstrates its good intentions, Saudi diplomatic sources said yesterday (April 18).
Qatar has yet to take concrete measures to implement its commitments
The Egyptian government has stepped up a campaign to curb Muslim Brotherhood influence over mosques, saying it has licensed more than 17,000 state-approved clerics to give Friday sermons to stop places of worship falling "into the hands of
Saudi Arabia has formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation, in a move that could increase pressure on Qatar whose backing for the group has sparked a row with fellow Gulf monarchies.
The kingdom has al
Egypt's army chief General Abdel Fatah al-Sisi gave his clearest signal yet on Saturday of his interest in becoming president, a move that could turn the clock back to the days when the presidency was controlled by men from the military.
An Egyptian court sentenced 63 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to three years in jail each on Thursday on charges including rioting, thuggery and weapons possession during protests late last year in Cairo, a judicial source said.