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Rantings of a Sandmonkey

Be forewarned: The writer of this blog is an extremely cynical, snarky, pro-US, secular, libertarian, disgruntled sandmonkey. If this is your cup of tea, please enjoy your stay here. If not, please sod off

Monday, October 10, 2005

Egyptian Opposition unites against Mubarak

About damn time. Leaders from 10 of Egypt's major opposition groups agreed to put aside their deep enmity for one another and join forces against President Hosni Mubarak's ruling party in next month's parliamentary elections. [...] The National Front includes groups from across the political spectrum and will attempt to mesh organizations that have been deeply critical of each other, if not outright enemies, in an attempt to wrest control of parliament from the 77-year-old Mubarak's National Democratic Party. Among those in the alliance, for example, are the leftist Tagammu party, a fierce critic of the Muslim Brotherhood, a long banned Islamist movement that is now an ally. Others signing on were the leftist Nasserites, the liberal Wafd party, the anti-Mubarak movement Kifaya (Enough) and such fledgling political groups as the Islamist al-Wasat and the left-wing al-Karama. All-right!


At 10/10/2005 08:50:00 PM, Blogger Papa Ray said...

Hang together or Hang seperately...

You think?

Oh, you got to know your new neighbors yet?

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Papa Ray

At 10/11/2005 08:07:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey SM
If you are wise & continue to do so, you shall see in the not so distant future that the opposition itself is fake. The Ruling party & opposition share the same ideology & mentality, except the ruling party knows how to rule.


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