September 30, 2012

Egypt's Salafist Party Racked by Internal Strife

Sherif Tarek, Ahram

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Ongoing disputes within the Nour Party – over both leadership issues and ideology – appear far from settled, leaving the future of Egypt's largest Salafist party hanging in the balance.

The disagreements, which have recently burst into public view, have led to rifts within the party, the unity of which is now being harshly tested for the first time since its establishment in the wake of last year's revolution.

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