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Egyptian Liberation Party

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Egyptian Tahrir Party

Hizb ut-Tahrir il-Masri
LeaderIbrahim Zahran[1]
IdeologySocial democracy
Sufism
National affiliationEgyptian Front[2]
House of Representatives
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The Egyptian Liberation Party is a Sufi[3] political party in Egypt.[4] The party was founded by Sheikh Aboul Azayem; most of the members are part of the Al Azmeya Sufi order.[5] The party is backed by the ‘Azmeyya Tareeka Sufi order.[6]

The party calls itself social democratic.[7]

References

  1. ^ "Islamist election map". Al-Ahram Weekly On-line. 24 November 2011. Archived from the original on 6 May 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Setting the boundaries". Al-Ahram Weeklu. 2 October 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Al-Tahrir al-Masry (Egyptian Liberation Party)". Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Archived from the original on 2 November 2013. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Egyptian Tahrir Party". Ahram Online and Jadaliyya. 13 December 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
  5. ^ "Sufi Islam in Egypt". Daily News Egypt. 21 October 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
  6. ^ "Muslim Political Parties". Islamopedia Online. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
  7. ^ El-Hennawy,Noha (5 September 2012). "Egypt's Sufi-dominated party aims to counterbalance Salafism in politics". Egypt Independent. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
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