Cairo - Egypt's interim government has revoked the permit
for a non-governmental organisation set up by the Muslim Brotherhood.
Tuesday's move by the Cabinet is the latest in its push to
dismantle the Brotherhood, from which ousted president Mohammed Morsi hails.
It follows a 23 September court ruling that banned the
Brotherhood and its affiliates, and ordered its assets confiscated.
The Brotherhood's NGO was registered in March, while Morsi
was still in power. It was set up as one of the two main legal faces of the
Islamist group, which was outlawed for most of its 85-year existence.
Morsi was ousted in a popularly-backed military coup on 3 July.
Since then, hundreds of Brotherhood supporters and the
group's top figures have been arrested. Morsi is being held incommunicado at a