Egypt’s long-banned Muslim Brotherhood has been legally recognized as the Freedom and Justice Party, Egypt’s official news agency reported on Tuesday.
The announcement would allow the group to run in parliamentary elections set for September.
The Brotherhood is considered one of Egypt’s best organized blocs following the fall of longtime President Hosni Mubarak in February. It was founded in 1928 but outlawed since 1954.
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