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Candidates File Appeals, Charge Fraud In Egyptian Elections

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 07.27.2012 | World

CAIRO — Three top candidates in Egypt's presidential race filed appeals to the election commission ahead of the deadline Sunday, alleging violat...

Former Mubarak PM: I Am Fed Up With Being Labeled 'Old Regime'

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.26.2012 | World

CAIRO — The two surviving candidates in Egypt's presidential election appealed Saturday for support from voters who rejected them as polarizing ...

Egypt's Election Need Not Be So Confusing

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 07.25.2012 | World
Mohamed A. El-Erian

Many Egyptians may feel confused about what the presidential election means for them and for their country. But there is a time when every revolution reaches the critical pivot point when it should transition from dismantling the past to building a better future. This is that time.

Who Will Be Egypt's Next President?

Annelle Sheline | Posted 07.24.2012 | World
Annelle Sheline

All of these candidates express support for Egypt's international commitments, such as the peace treaty with Israel, although Aboul Fotouh has said that he would put the treaty before a public referendum, and Sabahi has suggested the same.

Are the Egyptian Elections Fair?

Alaa Al Aswany | Posted 07.23.2012 | World
Alaa Al Aswany

Egyptians are in a situation they have never known before: for the first time they are taking part in a presidential election without knowing in advance who the next president will be. But the question remains: are these elections really fair?

Polls Open In Historic Egypt Elections

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | World

By Edmund Blair CAIRO, May 23 (Reuters) - Egyptians queued patiently to vote on Wednesday, eager to pick their leader for the first t...

Vote Won't Erase Mubarak Memories

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | World

By Shaimaa Fayed CAIRO, May 22 (Reuters) - Egypt holds its first genuinely contested presidential election this week, but Amr Adel bel...

Egypt Set For First Post-Mubarak Presidential Election

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 07.20.2012 | World

CAIRO — Sixty years after their country came under military dictatorship, Egyptians are for the first time freely electing their president. The...

Mubarak PM Allowed Back In Presidential Race

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

CAIRO — A panel of fundamentalist Islamic clerics on Wednesday endorsed the candidate of the Muslim Brotherhood for president of Egypt, an attem...

Egypt Bars Another Top Candidate From Running For President

AP | By SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 06.24.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Egypt's election commission on Tuesday disqualified an ex-premier from running for president because of a law that bans senior officials from...

Meet Egypt's New Prime Minister

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's military rulers appointed the first post-Hosni Mubarak prime minister Thursday, replacing an air force pilot close to the ousted ...

Egypt's Prime Minister Resigns

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military rulers appointed the first post-Hosni Mubarak prime minister Thursday, replacing an air force pilot close to the ousted...

Protesters Say Egypt Military Using Force

Reuters | By Marwa Awad and Dina Zayed | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

* Protesters say military fires shots into air * Thousands in Tahrir Square had called for new cabinet * Egyptian investigators detain former info...

Egypt Swears In New Cabinet

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military rulers swore in a Cabinet with 11 new ministers Tuesday, a nod to the protest movement that ousted longtime leader Hosn...

Egypt To Release Hundreds Of Political Prisoners

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO Feb 19 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq said on Saturday Egypt would release more than 200 political prisoners, saying only a few were ...

Egyptian Prime Minister's First Priority

Reuters | Tom Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SCROLL DOWN FOR LIVE UPDATES CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's government's top priorities are restoring security and returning life to normal, the prime m...