Sunday, May 1, 2011

Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt will fight for half of Parliament

Cairo .- The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood announced its intention to compete for up to 50 percent of Egypt's parliamentary seats in elections scheduled for September. In addition, the group has approved a program for Freedom and Justice Party decided to form after the lifting of the 25 January that forced former President Hosni Mubarak to leave office, said in a press spokesman and member of the circle of leaders Mohamed Morsy party.

The Muslim Brotherhood participated in previous elections with independent candidates. In 2005 he won nearly a fifth of the popular assembly, making it the largest opposition bloc in the Lower House of Parliament.

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