Sunday, 2 October 2016

Salafists remain a problem in Egypt

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi saved Egypt from from the Muslim Brotherhood

The Salafists in the Egyptian parliament, represented by the Nour Party, are sulking because the government wants to (a) allow the building of new Christian churches and (b) increase the penalty for female genital mutilation. The Muslim Brotherhood is now banned in Egypt but their "brothers in doctrine", the Nour Party, live on:

Here is a piece I wrote in 2013 on the rise and fall of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt: