A popular uprising in Egypt against President Hosni Mubarak's rule caught the country's political opposition off guard. Although officially banned, the Muslim Brotherhood is widely considered the most organised dissident group.
AP - This Mediterranean coastal city is a bastion of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, and perhaps nowhere else are the strengths – and the weaknesses – of the powerful fundamentalist movement clearer as Egypt explodes with protests aimed at removing its long-ruling president.
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Date created : 2011-02-01