Egypt Salafist party gets green light
Ahram Online, Sunday 12 Jun 2011

El Nour, Egypt's first Salafist political party, was given the green light today by the Political Parties Affairs Committee.

The committee had accepted the petition submitted by Emad El Din Abd El Ghaffar Abdel Ghany, one of the founders of the party, on 24 May and formally awarded the party its license on Sunday 12 June.