Umma Party (Egypt)

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Umma Party
Hizb Al-Umma
حزب الأمة
Chairman Ahmed Al-Sabahi Khalil
Founded 25 June 1983
Headquarters Cairo
House of Representatives
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The Umma Party (Arabic: حزب الأمة, Hizb Al-Umma) is a small Egyptian political party.

History and profile[edit]

The party was established in 1983.[1][2] It was the first party accepted by the Political Party Affairs Committee since the 1950s.[2]

Party principles[edit]

The party:[1]

  • Considers Egypt a part of the Arab and Islamic world
  • Calls for establishing a socialist and democratic system in Egypt
  • Calls of the adoption of Islamic law as the main source of legislation
  • Supports all efforts to establish peace with Israel
  • The party calls for building the society on principles of labor and production

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Ummah Party". State Information Service. Archived from the original on 19 January 2007. 
  2. ^ a b Hamdy A. Hassan (2011). "Civil Society in Egypt under the Mubarak Regime" (PDF). Afro Asian Journal of Social Sciences. 2 (2). Retrieved 5 October 2014.