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The Fall of the Muslim Brotherhood: Implications for Egypt

A new article published in the Middle East Policy journal looks at the rise and fall of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt since the Arab Spring.  It sets out the underlying factors and shows how domestic and regional challenges were … Continue reading

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Religion and politics in Egypt today: Ideological Trends and Future Prospects

  Religion and politics in Egypt today:Ideological Trends and Future Prospects Elizabeth Iskander for the Institute Francais des Relations Internationales. Introduction: The sudden opening up of political space since the uprising of 25 January 2011 began has given visibility to the range … Continue reading

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Report: Mohammed Morsi, Opportunities and Challenges (in German)

Präsidentschaftswahlen in Ägypten: Chancen und Herausforderungen für Mohammed Mursi Elizabeth Iskander und Annette Ranko Am 24. Juni 2012 erklärte Faruk Sultan, der Vorsitzende der ägyptischen Wahlkommission, den Kandidaten der Muslimbruderschaft, Mohammed Mursi, zum Sieger der ersten Präsidentschaftswahl des Landes seit … Continue reading

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al-Masry al-Youm: “Morsi Wins” in Second Round of Egypt’s Presidential Election

Egyptian newspaper al-Masry al-Youm has reported that Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi has won Egypt’s presidential elections.  According to their figures, Morsi showed strongly in Upper Egypt, whereas Ahmed Shafik gained more votes in Lower Egypt but Morsi gained 51.13 … Continue reading

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Egyptian Elections lead to Stark Choice for Voters but Offer Hope for the Future

by Elizabeth Iskander It is now clear that the two candidates who will go forward to a second round of voting in the Egyptian presidential elections are the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi and army man and former prime minister under … Continue reading

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Polling Stations Open in Egypt

by Dr Elizabeth Iskander Voting has begun in Egypt for the first post-Mubarak president.  Voting will take place over two days and follows weeks of expatriate voting around the world.  The results of the expat vote have been mixed and … Continue reading

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Fissures Grow Between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Army over the Constitution

Muslim Brotherhood clashes with Army over Egypt’s Constitution MARCH 26, 2012 BY DR ELIZABETH ISKANDER AND MINA MONIR (Originally published by the Conservative Middle East Council) Before presidential elections are due to take place in May 2012, Egypt’s transition timetable dictates that … Continue reading

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