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Egypt Elections 2012

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

LIVE DISCUSSION: Will Egypt's New President Be Allowed To Govern? | Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 08.25.2012 | World

History was made on Sunday when the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi was declared Egypt's new president in the country's first free presidential el...

Coptic Christian Ex-Patriots Keep A Wary Eye On Egyptian Elections

Religion News Service | Lilly Fowler | Posted 06.19.2012 | Religion

LOS ANGELES (RNS) Abdel was born into a Muslim family in Egypt but embraced Christianity about 15 years ago. The decision eventually landed him in pri...

U.S. Warns Egyptian Military After Power Grab

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2012 | World

* U.S. urges generals to 'restore confidence' in transition * Gives Egyptian military more than $1 billion annually * Ba...

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...

Amid Elections, Violence Strikes In Egypt's Capital

Reuters | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

CAIRO, June 17 (Reuters) - A dispute between street vendors in Cairo turned into a gunfight in the early hours of Sunday, according to local media r...

Egypt's New President Must Hit the Ground Running or Face Tahrir

Carina Kamel | Posted 07.29.2012 | World
Carina Kamel

The task ahead of Egypt's next president is gargantuan. Egyptians will want to see progress and they will want to see it fast, or it will not be long before they return to Tahrir.

Muslim Brotherhood Claims To Hold Lead In Egyptian Elections

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | World

* Well-organised Brotherhood expected to do well * Vote marks last step in messy democratic transition * Election offici...

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...

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 ti...

The Meaning of Omar Suleiman

Steve Clemons | Posted 06.16.2012 | World
Steve Clemons

Egypt's Presidential Election Commission has deemed ten candidates unqualified for the upcoming election battle to succeed the toppled Hosni Mubarak. They include Omar Suleiman, Mubarak's long time spymaster.

Egypt Elections: What You Need To Know

Posted 11.27.2011 | World

On Monday, Egypt will begin a long, complicated process of elections to choose the country's first democratically chosen government. Over the course o...