Who is backing who?

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Al-Sisi backers

Salafi Al-Nour Party, the political wing of the conservative preaching group Salafi Da’awa

Al-Wafd Party, one of Egypt’s oldest political parties, which was strongly active during the era of ousted president Hosni Muabark

Free Egyptians Party, a liberal party co-founded in 2011 by  business tycoon Naguib Sawiris

Egyptian National Movement Party, which was initiated and led by former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq, who was largely seen as a representative of the old guard in the 2012 elections


Sabahy backers

Al-Dostour Party, co-founded by Mohamed ElBaradei, who led one of the strongest opposition movements against ousted president Hosni Mubarak

Justice Party, founded after the 25 January Revolution; founders include several people who took part in opposing Mubarak including well-known poet Abdel Rahman Yusuf

The Nasserist Al-Karama Party, co-founded by Sabahy in 1996

The leftist Social Popular Alliance Party, founded in 2011

Revolutionary Socialists, which was founded in 1990 after the movement began in Egypt in the early 1980s

Political coalition Al-Tayar Al-Sha’aby (Political Current), which was co-founded by Sabahy after the 25 January Revolution

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