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Egypt Government Mulls Declaring Muslim Brotherhood a Terror Organization

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General Abdul Fatah Khalil Al-Sisi. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

JNS.orgEgyptian media reports indicated that the military-backed government is mulling the possibility of declaring the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization.

According to Egypt’s El-Watan, interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi has discussed with his ministers a directive that will declare the Islamist group a terror organization. Egypt’s military blames the Muslim Brotherhood for organizing violence and protests since the July 2013 ouster of former Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Meanwhile, Egypt’s defense minister and de-facto leader General Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has been named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year,” according to a fan poll conducted on their site. El-Sisi, who came to power during the Morsi ouster, won 26.2 percent of the vote, beating out Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and American pop star Miley Cyrus.

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