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Muslim Brotherhood Joins Egypt Talks

Sunday, 06 Feb 2011 09:46 AM


The outlawed Muslim Brotherhood joined talks Sunday with Egyptian officials in efforts to calm days of street protests and negotiate the possibility of a transitional government to run the country until September elections, the Los Angeles Times reports

The Brotherhood's participation in resolving the crisis around President Hosni Mubarak is another dramatic sign in recent days that Egypt is on new political terrain. The government for years has labeled the popular Brotherhood a terrorist organization, closing its offices and arresting thousands of its members.

Talks between opposition parties, the military and Vice President Omar Sulieman unfolded as tens of thousands of protesters streamed into Tahrir Square amid a heavy army presence. Protesters and opposition groups, including the Brotherhood, have said demonstrations won't stop until Mubarak steps down or is removed from office.

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