Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood names new leader

CAIRO - Egypt’s main opposition movement, appointed Mohammed Badie, a conservative figure, as its new leader, his predecessor told a news conference on Saturday.

By (AFP)

Published: Sat 16 Jan 2010, 4:13 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 7:39 AM

Badie, a veterinary professor at a university in southern Egypt, was “chosen by consensus by members of the consultative council,” Mohammed Akef said, adding the Brotherhood would work for a “renaissance” across the Muslim world.

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