Egypt’s Salafist Nur Party reaffirms support for army

The Islamist Salafist Nur Party Tuesday reaffirmed its endorsement of the Egyptian military coup against the Muslim Brotherhood after condemning the shooting of more than 51 Brotherhood supporters in Cairo Monday. Nur backs the appointment of former finance minister Samir Radwan as provisional head of government.  DEBKAfile: The support of the Salafist party is a key asset for Defense Minister Gen. Fattah al-Sisi’s next steps.

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