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Egypt Muslim Brotherhood names presidential candidate

By Jailan Zayan / AFP CAIRO: The Muslim Brotherhood is to field its deputy chairman Khairat Al-Shater as a candidate in the upcoming presidential election, the group’s party and supreme guide said on Saturday. “The Freedom and Justice Party will nominate Khairat Al-Shater as a candidate for the presidency,” the FJP said on its Facebook page. …


MB not ruling out nominating El-Shater for president

By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: Muslim Brotherhood (MB) spokesperson Mahmoud Ghozlan could neither confirm nor deny whether the group will nominate one of its leaders, Khairat El-Shater, in the upcoming presidential election. “This decision is up to the group’s Shoura Council, which will make the announcement soon,” Ghozlan told Daily News Egypt on Monday. Ever since the …


Security to release Muslim Brotherhood leaders

By AFP CAIRO:- Two senior leaders of the Egyptian opposition Muslim Brotherhood are to be released on Wednesday after nearly six years behind bars, their lawyer told AFP. Khairat Al-Shater — the Islamist group’s number three and one of its main financiers —and businessman Hassan Malek were detained in 2006 and sentenced to seven years …


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