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Egypt Election

Amid A Divisive Election, Egypt Still Has The Best Sense Of Humor

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.28.2014 | World

In less than four years, Egypt witnessed a revolution, elected a president, deposed a president, and this week is voting again for a new leader. On...

Egypt: How to Fix an Election

Neil Hicks | Posted 07.23.2014 | World
Neil Hicks

In many ways, the upcoming Egyptian presidential elections, which will take place on May 26-27, are an object lesson in how to fix an election while presenting a façade that everything is free and fair.

Deadly Bombings Ahead Of Egypt Vote

Reuters | Stephen Kalin | Posted 04.02.2014 | World

CAIRO, April 2 (Reuters) - An Egyptian police brigadier-general was killed in bombings outside Cairo University on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry sa...

Egyptians Begin Voting In Constitutional Referendum

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2014 | World

CAIRO, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Egyptians began voting on Tuesday in a constitutional referendum, the first ballot since the military ousted President Moh...

Egyptian Voters Appear To Approve Controversial Constitution

Reuters | Posted 02.21.2013 | World

* Early indications suggest measure will pass * Constitution backed by 57 percent in first round vote * Rights groups re...

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 ha...

Brotherhood: Army Does Not Have Right To Curb Presidential Power

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2012 | World

By Dina Zayed and Tamim Elyan CAIRO, June 19 (Reuters) - Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood declared on Tuesday it did not want a confrontatio...

Egyptian MP's Vow To Defy Military Council Decision

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2012 | World

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO, June 18 (Reuters) - Members of Egypt's constituent assembly vowed to hold their first meeting at the parliament ...

Egytian Military Issues Interim 'Constitutional Declaration'

Posted 08.17.2012 | World

By The Associated Press CAIRO (AP) -- As vote counting began in Egypt's election for the successor to Hosni Mubarak, the ruling military issued an ...

Egypt's Agonizing Decision

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2012 | World

By Shaimaa Fayed and Dina Zayed CAIRO, May 28 (Reuters) - Egypt's electoral committee declared on Monday that a run-off for the presid...

Don't Hold Your Breath for Egypt's Presidential Election

Sara Khorshid | Posted 07.24.2012 | World
Sara Khorshid

In democracies, voters know what the president's formal, constitutional powers are. And they know for certain. But in Egypt Egyptians will go to vote with no knowledge of what authorities will be vested in the president.

TIMELINE: How Egypt Arrived At Historic Elections

Posted 07.23.2012 | World

Nearly a year after the fall of dictator Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians cast their votes on Wednesday in the country's first free presidential elections. "W...

Egyptian Voters Flex Their Cheops

Kate Seelye | Posted 07.22.2012 | World
Kate Seelye

Curiously, the next leader of Egypt will have to start this process not knowing what powers the presidency actually has in relation to the parliament or the armed forces.

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...

Google Marks Egypt's Historic Elections

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 11.28.2011 | Technology

On November 28, Egypt opened the voting process for its 2011 parliamentary elections, and Google marked the historical occasion with a doodle on the s...

The New Dynamics of Egypt's Elections

Mohamed Elmenshawy | Posted 01.11.2012 | World
Mohamed Elmenshawy

In these landmark elections, Egyptians will cast their vote for the first time without a pre-determined outcome, as the most populous Arab country holds its first free and fair election in modern history.