Pioneer Party

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Pioneer Party
حزب الريادة
Al Riyada[1]
Leader Haitham Abu Khalil[2]
Founded 26 June 2011[3]
House of Representatives
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The Pioneer Party (Arabic: حزب الريادة‎‎ Ḥizb ar-Riyadah),[4] also known as the Leadership Party,[5] is a civil political party in Egypt.[4] The party was founded by former members of the Muslim Brotherhood.[1] The party has decided to exclude former members of the National Democratic Party.[4] The party joined in a coalition with the Wasat Party in Alexandria during the parliamentary elections held in 2011 and 2012.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Al-Wasat Party". Egypt Elections Watch. 18 November 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Religious parties trade barbs over campaign tactics". Egypt Independent. 15 October 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "New cracks form in Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood". Al Arabiya. 30 June 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "Brotherhood splinter party issues founding statement". Egypt Independent. 29 July 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "The ups and downs of our civil current". Al Ahram Weekly. 27 September 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Islamists ally against Muslim Brotherhood". Egypt Independent. 21 October 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2013.