That’s Profiling! Egypt tightens grip on mosques to curb Islamist dissent

Egypt’s military-installed authorities are tightening their grip on mosques by laying down the theme for the weekly Friday sermons, in the latest move to curb Islamist dissent.

The controversial measure comes as Egypt remains deeply polarised after a government crackdown on supporters of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, who was deposed by the army last July.