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A fierce competition is taking place between the sufīs and salafīs on the parliaments seats. The sufī Islāh front is preparing its lists to prevail over the Salafīs in the upcoming parliament while the Nūr Salafī party has rejected these statements stating that the parliament is not a place for a...
While a group of experts in Islamist movements believe that Salafi in Egypt are a significant force in any electoral battle, given their number of 7 million out of about 54 million eligible voters, others doubt the ability of the ultra-conservative Islamists, or any other political blocs, to...
“We kept quiet, so he barged in with his donkey” is a popular idiom that exemplifies the state of religious parties, which started appearing directly after the 25th of January Revolution. 
Leading Coptic activists called on all Christians to rally their ranks into one political party so that Coptic votes would not be dispersed in the Egyptian Bloc or other alliances, urging Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III to investigate the bishops who asked Copts to vote for the Egyptian Bloc.  ...
Interviewers: Eline Kasanwidjojo, Quinta Smit   Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript)   Transcript: Quinta Smit   Approval: Requested and no objection received   Khālid Manṣūr talks about the reasons for establishing al-Iṣlāḥ Party and its relation to...
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