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Egypt's Brotherhood's faces greatest test

Muslim Brotherhood threatened by calls for president's resignation just months after taking power.
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2013 03:17

When Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood was formed in the 1920s, it called for social services and a modern Islamic society.

In the decades since, the organisation has grown into a modern political force and seized the reins of power.

Now that it is in power, however, the Brotherhood faces perhaps its greatest test.

Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports from Cairo.

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