Egypt Court Declares Hamas 'Terrorist' Group

February 28, 2015 1:52 PM

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Egypt Court Declares Hamas 'Terrorist' Group

Cairo: An Egyptian court today declared Hamas a "terrorist" organisation, a judicial source said, weeks after the Palestinian Islamist movement's armed wing was given the same designation.

Since Egypt's military ousted Mohamed Morsi in 2013, the authorities have accused Hamas of aiding jihadists who have waged a string of deadly attacks on security forces in the Sinai Peninsula.

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