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Ahmed Shafik

Is Egypt's Government Nearing Its End?

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2013 | World

By Amena Bakr ABU DHABI, Feb 7 (Reuters) - To his critics, Ahmed Shafik is a typical autocrat consigned to history's dustbin by the A...

Morsi Announced New Egyptian President

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

After days of delay for the results of its presidential runoff, Egypt has announced Mohammed Morsi as the winner of the election and the country's new...

Egypt Braces For Presidential Announcement

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 08.23.2012 | World

CAIRO (AP) — The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi was declared the winner of Egypt's first free presidential election Sunday, and he proclaimed h...

Egypt Election Results To Be Announced On Sunday

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.23.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt will release results from disputed presidential elections Sunday, the country's top elections commission official said – an ...

Egypt Waits For President

Reuters | Posted 08.23.2012 | World

By Tamim Elyan and Alastair Macdonald CAIRO, June 23 (Reuters) - Egyptians were waiting for a president on Saturday, the first they h...

Egyptians Fear Fresh Turmoil

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2012 | World

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO, June 21 (Reuters) - Public frustration has deepened in Egypt after ruling generals acted to retain sweeping powe...

Egypt Election Results May Be Delayed

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

CAIRO — Officials postponed declaring a winner in Egypt's disputed election on Wednesday, sending political tensions soaring as the country awai...

Max J. Rosenthal

Egypt's Military Rulers Face Festive Demonstrators Vowing To Return | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 06.19.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Islamist and revolutionary groups packed Tahrir Square on Tuesday in protest of constitutional changes by Egypt's military government, presen...

Max J. Rosenthal

Constitutional Chaos Overshadows Egypt Election | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 06.19.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Before the sun rose over Cairo on Monday morning, Mohamed Morsi declared victory. In an early-morning press conference, representatives of th...

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Vows There Is No Way Other Party Can Win

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2012 | World

CAIRO, June 18 (Reuters) - Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said on Monday its candidate Mohamed Morsy had a commanding lead over his rival ex-military ma...

With Polls Closed, Egypt Awaits Its President

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2012 | World

* Polls closed; preliminary result could come in hours * Ruling generals to define new powers in Monday decree * Many vo...

Max J. Rosenthal

Voters Express Disappointment In Egypt Election | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 06.16.2012 | World

CAIRO -- As Egyptians went to the polls on Saturday morning to complete the first democratic presidential election in the country's history, none of t...

Max J. Rosenthal

Hopes Fade For Egyptian Revolution | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 06.15.2012 | World

CAIRO -- As Egyptians prepared to go to the polls on Saturday in what was supposed to be the triumphant culmination of their year and a half old revol...

Egypt Now Needs Activism 2.0

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 08.15.2012 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

Depressed, disillusioned and detracted from the political debates, many Egyptians are disappointed that they are left with a choice to pick between "the lesser of two evils."

Max J. Rosenthal

Egyptians Fear Military Coup | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 06.15.2012 | World

CAIRO -- With its Tuesday afternoon ruling that dissolved Egypt's parliament and ensured that Ahmed Shafik will remain a presidential candidate, Egypt...

Muslim Brotherhood: Egypt Enters 'Dark Tunnel'

Reuters | Posted 08.14.2012 | World

CAIRO, June 14 (Reuters) - A senior Muslim Brotherhood politician said Egypt would enter "a dark tunnel" if the Islamist-dominated parliament was di...

Democracy's Pulse in Egypt

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 07.19.2012 | World
Howard Steven Friedman

Egypt has gone through great changes in a short period of time. It shocked the world when the protests, known here as the 25 January Revolution, overthrew the Mubarak regime. Now Egyptians and foreigners alike are eagerly anticipating the next steps.