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The future of the Muslim Brotherhood

Almost nine months have passed since Mohamed Morsi was declared President. Nine months went by with the Muslim Brotherhood on top of state institutions, state authorities and in charge of political policies. Last summer when Morsi went to Tahrir Square for the first time, I was debating with a friend whether this experiment would be …

Ziad A. Akl

Review: Egyptian commentators debate how to end the political crisis

As protests continue to shake the streets of a number of Egyptian cities, writers are proposing suggestions to end the current political plight by calling for the delay of the upcoming parliamentary elections and forming a new government that is allowed time until 2016 to perform its duties.   A suggestion to exit the crisis …

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Is Boycotting the Solution?

There currently exists within Egypt’s democratic forces a raging debate as to whether or not to take part in the upcoming parliamentary elections. Those who advocate for boycotting the elections do so for a number of reasons, many of which are based on the assumption that it will only be a matter of time before …

Farid Zahran

Review: Authority and opposition appear top priority in columns

After announcing the timing of the parliamentary elections on April 27, Egyptian columnists debate the upcoming political marathon and condemn both the authority and the opposition in dealing with the crisis.   Farewell to a hopeful consensus Emad Al-Din Hussein Al-Shorouk newspaper As President Mohamed Morsi issued his decree to hold parliamentary elections on April …

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Abd al-Rahman al-Shurbagi, a member of the Freedom and Justice Party’s (FJP) High Council of the North Sinai, stated that the Muslim Brotherhood’s Renaissance program is one that will serve all Egyptians, and seek to establish a constitutional democracy based on Islamic principles. (File Photo)AFP Photo AFP Photo

Political conference held in Sinai

Freedom and Justice Party: We possess the capability to build a strong democratic state founded on Islamic principles
The opposition: the Freedom and Justice party is incapable of leading a country as large as Egypt

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