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Egyptian court designates Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis terrorist group

ABM has claimed responsibility for most of the deadliest attacks against security forces

Ahram Online , Saturday 18 Apr 2015
Ansar Bait Al-Maqdis
A snapshot from a video released on Twitter by Ansar Bait Al-Maqdis on August 28, 2014
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An Egyptian court has designated militant group Ansar Beit El-Maqdis (ABM) a terrorist group, as well as its founder and 207 other members terrorists, the state television website reported on Saturday.

According to the investigations in the trial against 213 alleged members of the Sinai-based ABM group, the ruling came upon the request of the prosecutor general.

Prosecutors have charged the defendants with forming, leading and joining a terrorist group, assaulting citizens’ rights and freedoms, harming national peace and unity, sabotage of state property, espionage for Hamas — the de facto leaders of Gaza — murder, attempted murder and illegal weapons possession.

Investigations have shown that members of ABM have had training by Al-Qaeda in different countries and came back to form camps and plan attacks in Egypt.

In March, the same court lifted a media gag order on the trial.

The defendants are charged with 54 separate crimes, including killing police and the attempted assassination of former interior minister Mohamed Ibrahim.

ABM is the most active militant group in Egypt and has claimed responsibility for the deadliest attacks.

In 2014, ABM swore allegiance to the Islamic State group, changing their name to Welayat Sinaa (State of Sinai).

In late March, several leaders of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood — including supreme guide Mohamed Badei and his deputy Khairat El-Shater — were also added to the terrorism list, which was the first implementation of the Terrorist Entities Law issued on 24 February.

The Law has expanded on articles in Egypt's penal code that deal with terrorism.

In April 2014, Cairo court for urgent matters compelled the government to designate ABM as a terrorist group.

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expat
19-04-2015 06:20pm
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i wonder....
if you "read" that picture...how "bride" can a person be,which is not able to summarize a short text,which is anyway just resembling his hostile feelings towards the deliquents and instead starts to show his raw reading capabilities like this? maybe he needs glasses,but the prophet didnt think of them during his live,so they are haram? we know,without the help of the half criminal and half anarchistic tribes,this lunatics would be whiped out even by the "highly trained egyptian army" in a week so,how much brain-power does it take in the upper military inteligence to get this tribes to a understanding and reward to stop trafficing etc in return of better live style? they cannot honestly want this idiots to rule them in the end, as this would also put an end to their own livestyle
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ZUHRA
18-04-2015 05:14pm
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MACHINE OF DECISION
Egypt court not only a court but machine of quick decision and good helper of Egyptian Enemies so many problems are there but court Enjoying by united state dollors
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expat
18-04-2015 06:44pm
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so you mean?
that headchoppers,which make videos of their self imposed "rulings" and executions should better be a part of the "democratic" system,as was Jama'a Islamia under mursi? well,i would say,YOU have a serious problem or other way round,you are just as mad as this murderous scum violating every human right and rule...kill them,is the only rightful answer towards this neanderthals

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