Arab Spring

Egypt puts soccer star Aboutrika on no-fly, terror list

Egyptian authorities have placed one of the country's all-time greatest soccer players on a terror watch and no-fly list, over accusations he helped finance the Muslim Brotherhood, now banned as a terrorist organization, judicial officials said Wednesday.

Court officials said Wednesday that Mohamed Aboutrika, of Cairo's Al-Ahly club and the national team, was added last Thursday to a "terrorism list" that includes former president Mohamed Morsi as well as the Brotherhood's spiritual guide, Mohammed Badie and other leaders from the group.

The Cairo Criminal Court ruling by judge Khalil Abdul Aziz included a travel ban and asset freeze for three years, although the...