Facing the opposition

Klaus, Oliver
April 2006
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;4/14/2006, Vol. 50 Issue 15, p31
The article reports on the political condition in Egypt as of April 2006. President Hosni Mubarak retains a tight hold on power. His National Democratic Party (NDP) remains the strongest political bloc in parliament. The presidential and parliamentary elections in 2005 were marred by arrests, intimidation and violence. But the long-banned Islamist group, Muslim Brotherhood has established itself as the biggest opposition bloc in the parliament.


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