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Egyptian Nation Alliance

The Egyptian Nation Alliance[4][5][6][7] (Arabic: تحالف الأمة المصرية; Tahalof El-Umma El-Masriya‎; also translated as Egyptian National Alliance,[3] Egyptian Patriotism Alliance,[8] Alliance for the Egyptian Nation,[9][10][11] Coalition of the Egyptian Nation,[1] or Egyptian National Coalition[12]) was a coalition of 12 parties.[7][12]

Egyptian Nation Alliance

تحالف الأمة المصرية
LeaderAmr Mussa
El-Sayyid el-Badawi[1]
IdeologyBig tent

Known members of the coalition included the Ghad El-Thawra Party, the Democratic Front Party, the New Wafd Party, and 9 other parties.[7] Purported members included the Conference Party, the Egyptian Popular Current, the Socialist Popular Alliance Party, the Egyptian Social Democratic Party,[12] the Revolutionary Democratic Coalition and the Free Egyptians Party.[8]

However, it is not entirely clear which parties joined the coalition. An article in Al Akhbar states that some parties that are mentioned as members have not yet made a final decision on whether to join the coalition.[3]

Formerly affiliated partiesEdit


  1. ^ a b Howeidy, Amira (1 October 2012), "Egypt's political coalitions and new parties: A guide", Ahram Online
  2. ^ "Egypt's Secular Forces". Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. 19 November 2012. Archived from the original on 29 December 2013. Retrieved 2012-11-30.
  3. ^ a b c Khawly, Mohammad (28 September 2012), "Egyptian National Alliance: A Liberal First Step", Al-Akhbar English
  4. ^ Aboul Enein, Ahmed (20 September 2012). "Nasserists join forces". Daily News Egypt. Retrieved 2012-09-28.
  5. ^ Mustafa, Ahmad (26 September 2012), "Egyptian Liberals Unite to Test Muslim Brotherhood at Polls", Al-Hayat
  6. ^ Aboul Enein, Ahmed (18 September), "Egyptian Conference not yet assembled", Daily News Egypt Check date values in: |date= (help)
  7. ^ a b c "Moussa Unites 12 Parties To Form Egypt's New Opposition". Al-Masry Al-Youm. 4 September 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-28.
  8. ^ a b c "Liberal, leftist forces unite to defeat 'unrepresentative' constitution". Ahram Online. 27 September 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-28.
  9. ^ Kader, Ramadan A. (11 September 2012), "Liberals in limbo", The Egyptian Gazette
  10. ^ Sabry, Bassem (4 September 2012), "Five Challenges Facing Egypt's Liberals", AL Monitor
  11. ^ Dawoud, Khaled (6–12 September 2012), "Getting it together", Al-Ahram Weekly
  12. ^ a b c "New liberal coalition plans to pressure Morsy". Egypt Independent. 27 September 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-27.
  13. ^ "Egyptian Conference not yet assembled". Daily News Egypt. 18 September 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-02.
  14. ^ "Political alliances in the post-revolutionary Egypt". Al-Arabiya News. 2 October 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-03.
  15. ^ ""Reform and development" announced his alliance with "political nation"". Youm7. 24 September 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-03.
  16. ^ "Aided by new alliance, Sufis plan election strategy". Egypt Independent. 21 September 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-06.