Egyptian authorities Wednesday ordered leading Muslim Brotherhood officials be referred to criminal court for allegedly inciting deadly violence against opponents, legal sources said, dpa reported.
The defendants include the Islamist group's head Mohammed Badie his deputies Khyrat al-Shater and Rashad al-Bayoumi,they added.
No specific date has been set for the beginning of the trial.
Badie is still at large. He has not been seen in public since July 5 - two days after the army toppled Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, who belongs to the Brotherhood.
Al-Shater and al-Bayoumi have been detained in a security crackdown on Islamists following Morsi's overthrow.
The Brotherhood has condemned the ouster of Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, as a coup and vowed to continue protesting until he is restored to office.