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January 2011 created a new set of alliances between the three main political currents in Egypt: the Islamists, the leftists and the liberals. During the first 18 days of the revolution and all the way up to the constitutional referendum in March 2011, this alliance was active and sound. Since the March referendum, this alliance …
The race for parliamentary seats has started early
Was the low turn-out of August 24 protests expected?
New parliament to take power amid doubts over their credentials and ability to govern
Jordanian minister for media affairs slams the call to boycott upcoming parliamentary elections
Romney’s statements cause controversy
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The party’s founding committee held a conference and issued a founding manifesto as they prepare for the official launch soon
The Ennahda or Renaissance Islamist party is likely to re-elect current leader Rashid Al-Ghannushi
He is described as the unseen hand of an incredibly hierarchal and rigid organization. The Muslim Brotherhood’s General Masul, the General Guide, Mohamed Badie is a man in the shadows, who some believe will have the last word.
Morsi’s narrow margin of victory my mean that even his own support base fragments
Government under pressure from Muslim Brotherhood while public fury over austerity measures grow
Analysts forecast contrasting scenarios for the coming period.
President Hosni Mubarak told his parliament yesterday that he plans to continue with democratic reforms, and hopes to work with both ruling party members and the opposition in the future.