Egypt’s Salafist Nour party in tenuous political alliance with President-elect Sissi

By Erin Cunningham, June 1, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt — Former defense minister Abdel Fatah al-Sissi won Egypt’s presidency in a landslide last month, but amid low turnout, one key group of voters who were expected to support him stayed away from the polls: ultraconservative Islamists who had officially endorsed his bid.

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