Skip to comments.Al-Nour emerges as key broker in post-Morsi Egypt (Salafi)
Posted on 07/12/2013 9:32:02 PM PDT by Olog-hai
The Salafis have come a long way in Egypt.
From an underground and frequently persecuted movement, whose members gathered in mosques under the radar in the 1970s, 80s and 90s, to being key players in the formation of an interim government after Mohammed Morsis removal from power.
The Muslim Brotherhood may have been in power for the past year, but the biggest political rise after the January 2011 revolution was that of the ultra-conservative Salafiswho adopt a very strict interpretation of Islam and call for Sharia law.
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