Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie talks during an interview ...
Feb 29th, 2012
(Reuters) - Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie talks during an interview with Reuters in Cairo February 7, 2012. The Brotherhood, which had been banned under Hosni Mubarak, has now, through its FJP party, won more than 43 percent of seats in parliament. In its public discourse, the Brotherhood lists its main concerns as the economy and social justice. Badie told Reuters he had despatched three of the group's top economists to offer advice to Egypt's military council, which he said had requested a meeting with him to discuss the economy. Picture taken February 7. To match Insight EGYPT-BROTHERHOOD/ REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION) -
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