Egyptian court orders temporary ban on YouTube

Video-sharing site YouTube has landed in an issue over a video that is believed to denigrate the Prophet Mohammad, due to which an Egyptian high court has approved a month ban on YouTube. The ruling is considered final and cannot be appealed. Mohamed Hamid Salem, an Egyptian lawyer filed a lawsuit against YouTube for publishing the low-budget 13-minute video. The video, which was made in California with private funding, had provoked a wave of anti-American unrest in Egypt and other Muslim countries when it appeared in 2012.