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February 28, 2015 8:40 pm

Egyptian Court Labels Hamas a ‘Terrorist Organization’

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A crowd of Hamas supporters.

An Egyptian court declared Hamas a “terrorist organization” on Saturday, further isolating the rulers of the Gaza Strip who once found a warm welcome under the country’s past Islamist government.

The ruling by Judge Mohamed el-Sayed of the Court For Urgent Matters described Hamas as targeting both civilians and security forces inside Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula and aiming to harm the country. The Sinai has been under increasing attack by Islamic extremists since the Egyptian military ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in 2013.

Read full story at the Associated Press.

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  • Jonathan Ottenstein

    The enenemy of my enemy is my friend
    The fact that Egypt finds Hamas an enemy means a possible closer
    relaitionship between Israel and Egypt