(Associated Press) A panel of judges on Wednesday recommended the dissolution of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamist group from which President Mohammed Morsi hails, arguing it has no legal status.
The recommendation is not binding, but is significant given charges by the opposition that the Brotherhood's leadership is the real power behind Morsi. The president and Brotherhood have repeatedly denied the charge.
The recommendation was made to a high administrative court that is expected to rule later this month on the Brotherhood's legitimacy. The judges' panel, which was providing an advisory opinion to the court, said that the organization does not have a proper legal status.
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