New cracks form in Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood

27.06.2011                      25.Siwan, 5771

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New cracks form in Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

Several Muslim Brotherhood factions have recently broken away to form new parties; the Brotherhood was the most powerful and organized opposition party during the Mubarak era.

Several members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, including a prominent senior figure, broke off to form a new political party, exposing further cracks in the influential Islamic group that is expected to be the most formidable contender in Egypt's upcoming elections.
The Brotherhood was the most powerful and organized opposition party before President Hosni Mubarak was ousted Feb. 11 in a popular uprising. It is expected to win big in parliamentary elections set for September….