Egypt court to examine Mohammed Ramadan over "normalisation" photos
The case is to be heard on December 19.
Also on Monday, the syndicate of Egyptian artists said on Facebook it was suspending Ramadan's membership until he is questioned "at the latest in the first week of December".
Ramadan, a 32-year-old actor and rapper, boasts millions of followers in the Arab world, is a close friend of Morocco's King Mohamed VI and won the 2019 All Africa Music Awards prize.
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On Saturday, an official Facebook page in Arabic of the State of Israel posted a photo of Ramadan hugging Israeli singer Omer Adam on a rooftop in Dubai, a member of the UAE which signed a normalisation deal with Israel in September.
Another widely shared photo of him with Israeli footballer Diaa Saba also caused a stir online, with the hashtag "Mohamed Ramadan is a Zionist" trending on Twitter.
The celebrity has shot back, saying: "I don't ask which country the person who wants to take a photo with me comes from unless they say themselves."
He also took the opportunity to pay tribute to the Palestinian people.
Egypt in 1979 became the first Arab country to sign a peace treaty with Israel but relations have remained cold, with many Egyptians fiercely opposed to Israel's policies towards the Palestinians.