What is the Muslim Brotherhood?

  • Transnational Sunni Islamist organization founded in Egypt in 1928 - hugely influential in Islamic world via cocktail of political activism and charity work.
  • Banned in Egypt in 2013 after winning presidential (Mohammed Morsi) & parliamentary elections in wake of 2011 uprising.
  • Considered terrorist organization by Russia, Bahrain, Egypt, Syria, Saudi Arabia & UAE, while Qatar has been strongly supportive of them.

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