22 August 2019

Egypt arrests son of Abbas adviser


Ramy Sha'ath’s lawyers learned that their client was being charged with “assisting a terrorist group,” referring to the Muslim Brotherhood. Nabil Sha’ath, a former Palestinian Authority deputy prime minister and foreign minister, denied on Thursday that his son, Ramy, was linked to an anti- Egyptian terrorist group. Sha’ath’s denial came after his family revealed on Wednesday that Ramy, 48, was arrested by Egyptian security forces last July. The 81-year-old Sha’ath, who played a major role in [...]