Egypt's ministry of social solidarity Monday ordered the dissolution of 169 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) affiliated with the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood, Xinhua news agency reported citing state-run Ahram Online.
An Egyptian court put ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi on trial on Sunday on charges of endangering national security by leaking state secrets and sensitive documents to Qatar, furthering a state crackdown on his outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.
Two remaining Al Jazeera journalists, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, were released from an Egyptian jail on Thursday after more than 400 days, but the court said the case against them was still pending.
An Egyptian court is to begin a retrial of Al-Jazeera journalists Thursday, including a Canadian awaiting deportation, after an appeals court said their initial trial failed to show Muslim Brotherhood links.
The president of Egyptian soccer club Zamalek SC, Murtada Mansur, Monday accused the banned Muslim Brotherhood (MB) of instigating and taking part in the violent riots pitting the Ultras White Knights hooligans against Egyptian security forces, which resulted in the death of 22 people.
Egypt`s top Islamic cleric on Tuesday backed the arrest of more than 500 supporters of the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood following clashes over the weekend on the anniversary of the country`s 2011 uprising.
Seventy-five members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt were on Monday sentenced to jail terms ranging from five years to life on various charges, including inciting violence and attacking public property.