In U-turn, Egypt’s Brotherhood names presidential candidate

Marwa Awad and Sherine El Madany Reuters 3/31/2012

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, in a policy U-turn, said on Saturday it would back its deputy leader for president, an endorsement that guarantees Khairat al-Shater a place among the frontrunners after the group initially said it would not field a candidate.

The Brotherhood said it changed tack after […]