A Cairo court declared the Qassam Brigades — the military wing of Palestinian Hamas — a terrorist organization on Saturday, the state-owned Al-Ahram newspaper reported.
The decision also stated that all members of the group found in Egypt would be considered terrorists.
The Abdeen Court for Urgent Matters accused the group of executing terrorist attacks in Egypt and using tunnels between Gaza and Egypt to smuggle arms and finances, with the aim of terrorizing people...
The Jihadi Ribat, a group purporting to be an offshoot of the Sinai-based militants Ansar Beit al-Maqdes, announced on Monday its break with the latter organization due to its allegiance with the Islamic State.
Last month, Ansar Beit al-Maqdes announced it would join the Islamic State, calling on all Egyptians to pledge their allegiances as well.