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In an unprecedented event throughout the history of The Netherlands a far-right party will propose blocking ministerial appointments of two Muslim ministers on the ground of holding dual citizenship, in the parliament during the presentation of new Dutch government’s work program.
The president of the Labor Party dismissed Magdi Hussein, the editor-in-chief of the now closed al-Sha‘b paper, and other 10 members from the Party. The dismissed members represent the Islamic trend in the Party. The Muslim Brotherhood refused describing Shukri’s decision as a change in the...
The frozen Labour party challenged the administrative procedures used to freeze it and presented a list of 19 candidates for the next parliamentary elections, while a group of law activists called for the resumption of the party’s activities.
The current crisis of the frozen opposition party, al-Amal (Labour), entered a new stage after the revocation, by the administrative supreme court, of the ban imposed by the parliamentary committee of parties. There is a high expectation of a revival of the same party.
The consultative council (Shūrá) in the Egyptian parliament decided, on July 24, to freeze the Islamic opposition Labour Party. It filed an urgent case before the Administrative Supreme Court to dissolve the Labour Party, and to see whether the criminal charges, reported against 55 of the...
The three weekly publications ran simultaneous interviews with the Sheikh of the Azhar, Mohammed Sayed Tantawi, who was angry about the accusation of being away during the strongest ever controversy in the Egyptian society, which was about the novel "A Banquet for seaweed."
The article is an interview with some members of Al-Tahrir Al-Islami Party [Islamic Liberation Party]. Their main ideology is the establishment of the Islamic Caliphate. The party was founded in 1952 in Jordan by Taqi Eddin Al-Nabahani, a Palestinian. The interviewed members comment on the...
The Supreme Administrative Court decided to postpone its decision concerning the appeal lodged by the Labor Party to cancel the decision that suspended Al-Shaab paper, the mouthpiece of the Party. Members of the Party made some decisions to regain their unity. Some members objected to these...
Ibrahim Shukri, the president of the Labor Party went back on his decision concerning dismissing 11 members, representing the Islamic trend in the party. He stressed that it was General Tala’at Muslim [a given name] and not him who took such a decision. The latter denied what Shukri said about him.
The head of the Labor Party said that the Brotherhood does not need the party now as they have 17 representatives in Parliament. He added that the party bridged the gap between the Brotherhood and the other parties. The mistakes of the Brotherhood made the party what it is now. He denied...
The Muslim Brotherhood Group said that its candidates for the Shura Council elections were exposed to security contraventions to stop their attempts to join the next council elections. The group confirmed that the police excluded seven of its members from applying for the elections.
The General Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood stated that the group is not seeking power but only wants the Islamic Shari’a [law] to be enforced. He added that the aim of their activities in professional syndicates is not a matter of control. It is a democratic thing to have if the Brotherhood...
The General Secretary of the opposition Labor Party expressed his willingness to have a dialogue with the government concerning the future of the labor Party, which was suspended a year ago. Still, he rejected bargaining over the Islamic attitudes of the party. He said that respecting the decision...
The new General Secretary of the Labor Party said that the party’s paper would be open to the Brotherhood as they have a common goal in bringing Egypt back to its Islamic civilization. He added that accusing him of co-operating with the Brotherhood members of parliament in trying to pressure the...
Magdi Hussein was chosen to succeed Adel Hussein as secretary general of the Labor Party. The son of the party’s president considered choosing Hussein to be illegal because the party’s activities have been banned since last May. He believes that choosing Hussein serves only to increase the Party’s...
The chief editor of Al-Shaab urged the government to allow the re-opening of the paper following the court’s rejection of the last two government appeals. He claimed that political circumstances were now suitable for the instant re-opening of Al-Shaab, as proven by the Culture Ministry crisis. This...
A number of the leaders of the frozen Labor Party are looking at entering the coming Shura Council elections. The party is also trying to establish itself an unofficial parliamentary front in the People’s Assembly comprising of four representatives, two of whom are Brotherhood members. These...
The Supreme State Security prosecution started its investigations into the case of the Labor Party, in which nine charges have been made against Ibrahim Shukri. The article lists these charges.
Al-Midan had an interview with Essam Al-Erian, a prominent leader in the Muslim Brotherhood. According to rumors he would become the head of the Brotherhood as their General Guide. In this interview, he explained how he sees the map of the Muslim Brotherhood now, their future in the coming period...
Counselor Jabir Rihan of the Public Prosecution, charged the Labor Party with nine accusations of breaking the law. These accusations were made following investigations that revealed that the Party had links with the banned Muslim Brotherhood and relationships with other extremist Islamic groups....

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