Egypt to freeze assets of 14 Brotherhood, Islamist leaders

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Posted: Jul 14, 2013 11:11 AM
Egypt to freeze assets of 14 Brotherhood, Islamist leaders

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's public prosecutor on Sunday ordered that the assets of 14 Muslim Brotherhood leaders, including its head Mohamed Badie, be frozen, judicial sources said.

Also included in the measure were his deputy, Khairat El-Shater, and the deputy head of the Brotherhood's political party, Essam El-Erian, the sources added.

(Reporting by Yasmine Saleh; editing by Mike Collett-White and Kevin Liffey)