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Administrative court receives lawsuit to protect elections law’s constitutionality

  /  April 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawyer called for law to be presented before SCC prior to ratification

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Individual seats increase to 448 in latest electoral districts law amendment

  /  April 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

President Al-Sisi announced elections will not be held during Ramadan

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Al-Sisi congratulates Al-Bashir on landslide election victory

  /  April 27, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Al-Bashir, still avoiding an arrest warrant by the ICC, won with 94.5% in elections called ‘rigged’ by critics

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Sudan’s Al-Bashir wins landslide victory despite harsh criticism

  /  April 27, 2015  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Al-Bashir, still facing ICC arrest warrant, won 94.5% in elections called “rigged” by critics

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Parties talks over electoral coalitions resume

  /  April 20, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Wafd and For the Love of Egypt stand their grounds, Conference and ESDP mull over position

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Cabinet approves amended elections law

  /  April 15, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Law to be sent to State Council for revision

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Leaked African Union paper: Sudanese elections deeply flawed

  /  April 15, 2015  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

As the Sudanese polling stations are about to close, a leaked paper by the AU sees the standards for free and fair elections as “not been satisfied”

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Elections to commence before Ramadan: Mehleb

  /  April 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Not possible before mid-June, says party deputy head

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Government meetings with political parties on elections continue Tuesday

  /  April 6, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Popular Current invited, Karama and others still out in the cold

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Political parties disagree on constituency of elections lists distributions

  /  April 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Mehleb met parties’ representatives to amend electoral districts law

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State never wanted political parties’ involvement: Mohamed Abul-Ghar

  /  April 1, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Social Democratic Party head objects to security intervention in politics

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Egypt’s Press Syndicate: Struggle for journalism since 19th century

  /  March 30, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The syndicate celebrates 74th anniversary

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Egypt expects resumption of peace talks with new Israeli government

  /  March 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt expects any newly formed Israeli government to engage directly in a political process that leads to the resumption of negotiations between the Palestinian and Israeli authorities, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wednesday. The ministry added in a statement that read the rest…

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Court adjourns Ahmed Ezz’s appeal on election ban to 22 April

  /  March 15, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A previous appeal by Ezz was rejected in February

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Merkel invites Al-Sisi to visit Germany

  /  March 15, 2015  /  Egypt, Egypt Economic Development Conference, Politics  /  No Comments

Situation in the region depends on Egypt’s stability, says German vice chancellor

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World shares votes for Egypt, US committed to achieving democracy: Kerry

  /  March 14, 2015  /  Egypt, Egypt Economic Development Conference, Politics  /  No Comments

US Secretary of State discusses terrorism, Palestine-Israel issues during Economic Summit which “brings business and peace investments together” 

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Internal political manoeuvres: The road to the summit

  /  March 12, 2015  /  Egypt, Egypt Economic Development Conference, Politics  /  No Comments

Parliamentary elections announced “for the summit”, but were “intended” to be postponed, politicians say

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Cabinet entrusts drafting committee to amend unconstitutional elections law

  /  March 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Amendments could be reached within month, will feature change in numbers of seats, says constitutional law expert

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Student movements blame ‘current regime’ for postponement of union elections

  /  March 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Student Union elections have been delayed for two years, with the SCU further postponing them to next year

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Law drafting committee starts elections law amendments

  /  March 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Administrative court annuls elections procedures following Constitutional Court ruling

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Supreme Court rules election law unconstitutional

  /  March 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Elections postponed, Al-Sisi pushes for law amendment within month

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Parties welcome court decision postponing elections

  /  March 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Parliamentary elections were set to take place this month, with parties now urging government for quick amendments

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3 scenarios of Egypt’s parliamentary elections fate

  /  February 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Supreme Court can uphold elections laws constitutional or postpone elections until amendments

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Parliamentary elections’ procedures fail to abide by deadlines, causing delays

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“Cancelling elections now saves the state a waste of EGP 1bn,” says former State Council president

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Billions of spending on electoral campaigns face ghost of court ruling

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Candidates spending on elections may reach EGP 10bn, Sunday ruling potentially halts elections until amendments completed

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Parliamentary elections pending Constitutional Court decision to proceed or stop

  /  February 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Judges to rule on constitutionality of parliamentary laws Sunday

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Ahmed Ezz expected to be rejected as parliament candidate

  /  February 21, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Ezz’s assets are freezed; fails to meet candidacy’s legal requirements

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Election race heat up, as registration doors shut

and   /  February 21, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Candidates started applying to the SEC on 8 February, with the door for candidacy set to be closed on 17 February, but which was then extended by two days for those who had applied but were missing the required documents

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Libyan crisis highlights political parties’ weakness

  /  February 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Parliament will keep marginalising Christian community unless state expresses serious interest in issue, says rights activist

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Parliamentary elections update- 18 February

and   /  February 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Most candidates are aged between 41 and 50 years of age.

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