Internal Elections


Sisters aspire to equality within Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood

The first time Asmaa Shehata managed to free herself from conservative family rules and a mother-imposed curfew was when she slept on the street for three nights among hundreds of

Cabinet ministers kick off campaigns

The ruling National Democratic Party's (NDP) electoral colleges are due to meet on 29 September to select candidates for November's People's Assembly election.

Egypt’s Brotherhood chief wants members’ rifts settled

IF the opposition group is to have any political role, the next leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood will have to heal divisions between moderates and conservatives, a senior member of

The rise of Muslim Brotherhood in strategic Jordan

In early September, three senior leaders of Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood (MB) resigned from the organization's executive bureau after it voted to dissolve the MB political department -

Conservative gains in Muslim Brotherhood elections

The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood has just announced the results of its internal elections to the 16 member Guide's Office (which acts a sort of executive branch for the movement).

Interview with Amr Hamzawy on The Egyptian Political Scene

The following is a summarized translation of an interview with Dr Amr Hamzawy conducted on June 21, 2008 by journalist Abdel Monem Mahmoud for the Egyptian daily Al Dostour and