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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...

Egypt's New Prez Takes Mubarak's Old Office

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 08.25.2012 | World

CAIRO — As Mohammed Morsi moved Monday into the presidential office last occupied by Hosni Mubarak, the contours emerged Monday of a backroom de...

Key Events In Egyptian Uprising And Transition

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.24.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was declared the winner Sunday of the first free presidential elections in Egypt's history, making h...

Morsi Calls For Unity, Peace

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 08.24.2012 | World

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

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 Military Rulers Vow To Transfer Power By End Of June

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 08.18.2012 | World

CAIRO — Islamist candidate Mohammed Morsi claimed a hollow victory Monday in Egypt's presidential vote just hours after the country's military r...

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 Empowers Military To Arrest Civilians

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.13.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's government extended the powers of military police and intelligence agents on Wednesday to allow them to arrest civilians for a w...

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.

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 ...

Egyptian Election Headed To Run-Off Vote

AP | LEE KEATH and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 07.24.2012 | World

CAIRO — The Muslim Brotherhood's candidate and a veteran of ousted leader Hosni Mubarak's autocratic regime will face each other in a runoff ele...

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...

'No One Can Now Take This Right Away'

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 07.24.2012 | World

CAIRO — The Muslim Brotherhood quickly staked a claim Thursday for its candidate to advance to a runoff vote, saying its exit polls showed him l...

'We Want A Flawless President'

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Egyptians say they want their next leader to be honorable, smart, a knight, a man with a heart, a military man, a religious man, one who goes...

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 t...

LOOK: Garbage City Feels Elections Fever

AP | KHALIL HAMRA | Posted 05.22.2012 | World

CAIRO -- Election fever has even come to Cairo's Garbage City, the sprawling neighborhood built on – and living from – the waste of the Eg...

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...

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.

Egyptian Islamists Secure 75 Percent Of Parliament

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 03.22.2012 | World

BY AYA BATRAWY -- The Associated Press...

Egypt Begins Third Round Of Parliamentary Elections

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 03.03.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egyptians voted Tuesday in the final round of elections likely to seal the domination by Islamists over the country's new parliament as ...