“This game encourages children to harm themselves and may lead to suicide,” Dar al-Iftaa said.
Tweets about PUBG’s temporary suspension over technical error have been trending, collecting hilarious comments from addictive gamers.
All websites and platforms that allow access to suicide-encouraging games, like the Blue Whale, are banned in Egypt.
A blue whale was spotted off Eilat coast Tuesday, in a seemingly unprecedented phenomenon, and was spotted in the Egyptian city of Taba the following day.
NTRA representative Hossam Abdel Mawla said complete blocking of suicide-encouraging games deemed "impossible".
The NTRA assured that banning all websites and platforms that allow access to suicide-encouraging games like the Blue Whale is not an easy task.
Attorney General Nabil Sadek ordered Saturday the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) to ban all websites allow playing Blue Whale challenge
One of the victims of the Blue Whale game, who survived an assassination attempt, revealed details of what had happened to him and how his family helped him get rid of the game trap.
Beheira Governorate has seen another case of an Egyptian teenager committing suicide after playing deadly “Blue Whale”
The deadly online games “Blue Whale” and “Mariam” continue claiming the lives of more victims, with seemingly no end in sight.
Egyptian Dar al-Ifta issued an advisory opinion regarding the suicidal Blue Whale game.
Head of Egyptian Federation for Electronic Games said blocking any site or game needs high technical capabilities
The horrifyingly dangerous game “Blue Whale” has claimed the life of former Egyptian MP Hamdy al-Fakharany’s son.