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Egypt court bans all Muslim Brotherhood activities

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CAIRO — For most of its 85-year history, the Muslim Brotherhood has been an outlawed organization. Now it has come full circle.

The Islamist movement, which soared to undreamed-of political heights when one of its leaders became Egypt’s president last year, suffered a decisive blow Monday when an Egyptian court banned all of its activities and ordered the confiscation of its financial assets. It was among the current government’s most sweeping measures yet against the group, most of whose leaders have been jailed on serious charges, with thousands of its followers dead or in hiding.

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