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Egyptian Reform Party

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Egyptian Reform Party

Islah Party[1]
Founded16 September 2011[2]
National affiliationNational Legitimacy Support Coalition[3]
House of Representatives
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The Egyptian Reform Party (Arabic: حزب الإصلاح‎) is a Salafi political party.[1] The party is made up mostly of young Salafis.[1] A spokesperson for the party, named Essam Abdel Baset, has stated that the party will rely on scholars from Al Azhar and not Salafi sheiks.[1] The party was at one point part of the Democratic Alliance for Egypt.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Young Salafis form new political party". Egypt Independent. 16 September 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Salafis Move Into Mainstream Politics in Egypt". Connected in Cairo. 18 September 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
  3. ^ Islamist forces join together for Rabaa Al-Adaweya protest, Daily News Egypt, 28 June 2013, retrieved 16 December 2013
  4. ^ "Democratic Alliance (Freedom and Justice)". Egyptian Elections Watch (Ahram Online and Jadaliyya). 18 November 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
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