Egypt’s Ruling Party Turns Down Membership Application from Opposition MP
A top body at Egypt’s ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) has rejected an application for membership submitted by a former opposition member of Parliament, according to the Cairo-based Al Gomhuria newspaper.
The paper said that Mohammad Fareed Hassanein, a deputy for the Tokh constituency, applied to join the NDP as a working member after he was sacked from his former party, the opposition Al Wafd.
Egypt's opposition parties are periodically torn by internal disputes that send the losers in search of new allies – Albawaba.com
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