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The historical events that led to the ongoing war
27 Nov 2010 03:53 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Egypt
The Muslim Brotherhood has officially been banned in Egypt for more than half a century, but its members are gearing up to compete in the country's upcoming election by running as independents.The Brotherhood has built its support by providing an alternative welfare system, and the ban adds to its appeal. But critics say its main goal is the same as that of all other parties - to win power.
Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from Alexandria, where the movement was founded.
Source: Al Jazeera
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Egypt's authoritarian democracy sprang from an army-led coup in 1952 and saw its first multi-party elections in 1979.
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