Emad Abdel Ghaffour

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Emad Eddine Abdel-Ghaffour
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Born Egypt
Nationality Egyptian
Occupation Surgeon[1]
Religion Sunni Islam

Emad Eddine Abdel-Ghaffour (Arabic: عماد الدين عبد الغفور) is a founder of the newly formed Salafist Islamist Al-Watan Party in Egypt, and the former leader of the Al Nour Party.[2] He was released from detention 2 weeks after the 2013 Egyptian coup.[3] Ghaffour has stated that he would withdraw from politics and focus on worship, given the political climate.[3]


  1. ^ "Salafi bloc faces challenges of electoral support". Egypt Independent. 21 January 2013. Retrieved 13 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Nour’s Salafist splinter group forms new party". Ahram Online. 1 January 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Morsy aides released as deposed president remains confined". Egypt Independent. 17 July 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2013.