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Background: Prominent Egyptian democratization activist Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn ʾĪbrāhīm (born 3 December, 1938) discusses the issue of elections in Egypt, and the extent to which they are fair or corrupt. Dr. ʾĪbrāhīm's interest is with democracy and human rights. He is involved in many organisations...
I believe that those who call for cooperation between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Nasserists are wise people. Some people insist on remaining hostages of the past. Things have changed and the views of the Brotherhood today in the early twenty-first century are totally different from their views...
Dr. Muhammad Habib, deputy of the Supreme Guide of the Brotherhood announced that the group seeks to open dialogue with small opposition parties following the dialogue it has opened with major opposition parties: Al-the Wafd party, the Nasserist party and theAl- Tagammu party. The Brotherhood...
Rif‘at al-Said, the spokesman for the Egyptian opposition parties? alliance, said he met with the U.S. Ambassador in Cairo David Welch for a couple of hours.
After the efforts the Brotherhood exerted to cement its ties with the three major opposition parties, the Wafd, the Tagammu and the Nasserist parties, opposition parties decided to exclude the Muslim Brotherhood from a body including all opposition parties pursuing political reform.
Al- Jamā‘a al-Islāmīya is planning to have a more significant presence within the Bar Association in the coming period, lawyer of al-Jamā‘a al-Islāmīya in Egypt and member of the Bar Association, Muntasir al-Zayyāt told Rose al-Yousuf.
The authors write about all Egyptian parties’ rejection to deal with the American International Republican Institute (IRI) except one party, the Social Constitutional Party, whose leader, Mamdouh Qināwī, welcomed cooperation with the American institution.
The article reports about the last general assembly of the Engineers’ Syndicate, saying it was a failure due to the splits among different powers in the syndicate. The author blames the Muslim Brotherhood for the failure.
The writers discuss the failure to enact a law, promised two years ago by President Mubārak, to cancel the imprisonment penalty against journalists in publishing cases, citing several recent rulings of imprisonment against journalists.
The Brotherhood dominated the Egyptian street and it became the nightmare of the National Democratic party not only because of their efficiency, or because religion is one of the main components of the Egyptian character. But there many other reasons: the deteriorated economic conditions of the...
In this interview with Dr. Diyaa Rashwan, the head of the Political Systems Department of Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategical Studies, he analyzes the relationship between the Muslim Brotherhood and the ruling Egyptian regime.
The possibility that the Muslim Brotherhood would strike an alliance with the Nasserist Party brings up the question of how the Brotherhood will be able to forget the persecution they faced during the rule of Abdel Nasser when they were imprisoned and tortured. The history of relations between the...
The Muslim Brotherhood never forgets its aim, which is to take hold of power in Egypt. They are not frank enough to admit it. After a period of silence, they have again started a dialogue with opposition parties. The outcome of the past months did not smell of anything positive as the mutual...
Habeel has formed a new church called the Church of the Virgin, the Mother of the Light, and the Habeel the Pious. Anyone who knows him would know that he seeks fame. He also wants to form a Christian political party and has submitted a request to the Committee of Political Party Affairs. The...
Sami Sharaf accused other members of the Nasserist Party of not standing up to defend late president Abdel Nasser as the Nasserists did not respond to the Muslim Brotherhood’s demands that the Nasserists should apologize for the mistakes Nasser committed against the Muslim Brotherhood. Sharaf...
The spokesperson of the Tagammu Party said members of the party met with members of the Muslim Brotherhood. He said that the Tagammu refuses to take religion as a cover platform for political activism because religion is a divine duty that should not be mixed with individual and group...
Intellectuals opposed the idea of forming a political party based on religion. We reject the Muslim Brotherhood initiative [for political reform] because it was issued by an illegal group. The Muslim Brotherhood has remained in political life by force, and violence constitutes a great part of...
In a meeting with Counselor Maher Abdel-Wahed, he asserted: "I am very keen to inspect every complaint issued by a Coptic or a Muslim about the incidents of Al-Kosheh. It will be studied and what is included in it will be investigated." The criminal investigations have dismissed the probability...
Since the Nasserist Party was established in 1992, it has placed the issue of national unity among its priorities. This is obvious in the party’s programs and its activities. This is quite natural because if the Nasserist Party would not do this, the party’s association with the name of Gamal Abd...
Last week, a group of Egyptian politicians representing various shades of the nationalist, Nasserist and Islamist rainbow announced that procedures were under way to establish a new political party. They called their brainchild the "National Salvation Party - Under Establishment" and adopted an...

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