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March 25, 2012 7:53 pm

Egypt’s Islamists Tighten Grip on Power

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Protestors outside Egyptian Parliament in February 2011. Photo: wiki commons.

FT – Egyptian Islamists, who control the recently elected parliament, are on track to consolidate their hold over politics after the selection of a panel that will draft the country’s new constitution.

They will have a large majority on the panel according to a final list published on Sunday, a day after parliament elected its members during a session which witnessed the withdrawal of parliamentarians representing liberal and leftist forces.

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