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A quarrel erupted on August 22 between Islamists and leftists following Dr. ‘Isām ‘Iryān’s attack on the latter.  ‘Iryān, acting leader of the Freedom and Justice Party, accused leftists of receiving foreign funds and acting superior towards the people. (Ahmad ‘Alām, al-Misrī al-Yawm, August 23, p...
Both al-Tagamu’ and al-Mu’tamar political parties decided to endorse al- Sīsī in the coming presidential race. 
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...
Rifʿat al-Saʿīd was born in al-Mansūrah, al-Daqahlīyah governorate on 11 October, 1932. al-Saʿīd is considered as one of the most prominent leftist figures in Egypt. In 2005, al-Saʿīd criticized the amendment proposed by President Ḥusnī Mubārak to article 67 of the Egyptian constitution. The...
This interview was arranged by Cornelis Hulsman for Omar Ali’s research on political party institutionalization in Egypt. The interview was attended by both and took place on June 1, 2014. The interview started in Arabic but after the first response continued in English. Omar Ali made the...
The Progressive National Unionist Party expressed its sorrow for the riots that happened outside the Giza governorate headquarters last week. It said the main reason behind the recent rise in sectarian violence is the government’s failure to issue a unified law for places of worship. The party...
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.
This review discusses political responses to Fārūq Husnī’s controversial statements on the Ḥijāb.

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