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‘Building a strong parliament essential for bringing about normalised democracy’: Nick Harvey

  /  September 7, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

British politician Sir Nick Harvey shares his views on coming parliamentary elections in Egypt and the importance of coalitions

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Parties choose between Al-Sisi and Sabahy

  /  April 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The Free Egyptians Party is backing the former defence minister; the Justice Party “fully backs” Sabahy

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Al-Sayed Al-Badawi wins Al-Wafd Party presidency

  /  April 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The party’s secretary-general resigns

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Genena again referred to criminal court

  /  February 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Central Auditing Organisation head referred to criminal court for defaming Minister of Justice

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What are the chances of mergers and alliances inside the democratic movement? (2-2)

  /  October 30, 2013  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Most people count the following parties as social democratic ones: the Egyptian Social Democratic Party, the Justice Party and Al Dostour Party. Other people describe them as liberal rather than social democratic, which is a read the rest…

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NSF calls for presidential elections before parliament

  /  October 2, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Assembly member Sayed Abdel Aal seeks consensus in rebuilding Egypt

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El-Badawi barred from travelling

  /  August 25, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Prosecutor General to remove his name from a Morsi-era travel ban

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NSF backs Tamarod, 30 June protests

  /  June 9, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Upcoming protests represent ‘second wave of revolution’

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Parties consider election participation

  /  February 24, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Nour Party meets to decide approach to elections, while opposition groups are scheduled to announce stances soon

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Al-Wafd to investigate murder

  /  January 8, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Yamama assigned to investigative committee concerning murder of late politician’s elderly daughters

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Al-Wafd journalists and members march

  /  December 17, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Wafd demonstrators protest against the attack of their party headquarters and marche to the Press Syndicate and High Court

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Salafi mob attacks opposition party offices

  /  December 16, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hazem Salah Abu Ismail denied any link to the group which also threatened independent newspapers

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Just for you: National Democratic Party members re-enter political scene

  /  September 18, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

NDP members will run in next election under the “Coalition of the People’s Representatives”

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Brotherhood and Wafd call for unified parties list in PA elections

  /  June 13, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

CAIRO: The Muslims Brotherhood (MB) and Al-Wafd Party called on Egypt’s political parties to present a unified list in the upcoming parliamentary elections to create the opportunity for equal representation in parliament. However, despite the read the rest…

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Al-Wafd’s Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour appointed minister of tourism

  /  February 20, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Mai Shams El-Din CAIRO: The Secretary-General of Al-Wafd opposition party Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour confirmed to Daily News Egypt his appointment as Minister of Tourism in the interim government led by Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq. read the rest…

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Parties distance themselves from Jan 25 demos as preparations announced

  /  January 21, 2011  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: Al-Wafd, Al-Tagammu and other political parties have distanced themselves from a Tunisia-inspired call for demonstrations on Jan. 25. They said their members can participate as individuals, but shied from officially joining planned read the rest…

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Al-Wafd forms shadow government with no interior, justice ministries

  /  November 24, 2010  /  Politics  /  No Comments

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: Al-Wafd opposition party announced Tuesday the formation of a shadow government to be headed by Ali Al-Selamy, member of the party’s supreme executive body and assistant to its chairman, as an alternative read the rest…

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