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Rebels’ vs. Rivals: Meet the challengers to Egypt’s June 30 campaign
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Rebels’ vs. Rivals: Meet the challengers to Egypt’s June 30 campaign

If you’ve heard of “Tamarod,” Egypt’s increasingly popular oppositional petition against the presidency, then you may know about “Tagarod” – a recently launched rival campaign.   The competing campaign is still considered a fresh start-up, but its popularity has skyrocketed, with supporters championing the country’s Islamist President Mohammad Mursi.   […]

Egypt doesn’t want to be led by Islamists
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Egypt doesn’t want to be led by Islamists

He lacks charisma, notoriety, intensity and political depth. Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood (MB) candidate is not the president many Egyptians had in mind. He wasn’t even what the MB first had in mind. Mohammed Mursi, a replacement candidate for the Islamist bloc’s first choice, Khairat al-Shater, managed to snatch 26.4 percent […]