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Muslim Brotherhood struggles to find political allies among opposition parties

Egyptian security forces arrested June 24 several politicians and activists in what they described as the so-called Hope Coalition, which they said is a conspiracy to use illicit Muslim Brotherhood funds to stir violence in the streets in a bid to topple the state.

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When the Procedural is Political: In reforming Egypt’s personal-status law, how it’s done is as important as who does it

In Egypt today there is little room for politics on issues in which the regime has staked out clear positions or that are deemed to be connected to security. But there is still room for vigorous debate over matters that might seem mundane, but are still consequential for Egyptians, such …

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Parliament urges disciplinary action for MP who proposed “political reform initiative”

Egypt’s parliament on Tuesday referred a request by 95 members to refer MP Ahmed Tantawi to the ethics committee for disciplinary action, to the parliament’s internal bureau to decide on it, after Tantawi proposed a political reform initiative.

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