A picture taken on April 12, 2014 shows a poster bearing a portrait of retired army chief and presidential candidate Abdel Fattah al-Sisi displayed in the Egyptian capital Cairo. AFP PHOTO / MOHAMED EL-SHAHED
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A court on Tuesday banned members of the Muslim Brotherhood, a movement listed as a "terrorist group", from running in Egypt's upcoming elections, a lawyer and state media said.Egypt's military-installed authorities are engaged in a deadly crackdown against the Islamist movement, which swept all elections in Egypt since the fall of former president Hosni Mubarak in 2011 . A court in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria ordered authorities to bar any candidacies from Brotherhood members or former members in presidential and parliamentary elections. Morsi belongs to the Brotherhood.
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