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Al-Sisi campaign collects 500,000 signatures of support

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Presidential hopeful’s legal advisor announces criteria adopted when submitting documents for presidential elections

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Catherine Ashton voices praise for EU election monitoring, concern for Minya 529

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

EU High Representative delivers varying messages on Egypt before Foreign Affairs Council meeting

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Al-Sisi becomes first candidate to submit documents for presidential elections

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Former military chief says Egypt needs between EGP 3tn and 4tn to recover economically

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Anti-Coup Alliance describes Ashton visit as ‘evil’

  /  April 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

EU Election Observation Mission to monitor presidential elections

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Afghan presidential hopefuls raise fraud concerns

  /  April 6, 2014  /  Politics, World  /  1 Comment

Voiced concern that voting was tainted by fraud

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Signatures of support for presidential candidates being collected

  /  April 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The two camps are currently collecting signatures and battling for support

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Egypt bourse rebounds

  /  April 1, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Reuters – Egypt’s index, which had lost 8% of its value in the previous three sessions, rebounded on Tuesday to close 1.5% higher. The dip was a result of profit-taking by investors who had built read the rest…

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Presidential candidates kick off campaigns

  /  April 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Sabahy campaign accuses Al-Sisi supporters of “irregularities”

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Election posters adorn Baghdad as campaigning begins

  /  April 1, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  5 Comments

Posters went up around Baghdad and across the country as candidates vie for one of 328 parliamentary seats.

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Egypt’s bourse posted its biggest percentage loss in seven months

  /  March 31, 2014  /  Business, Economy  /  1 Comment

Reuters – Egypt’s bourse posted its biggest percentage loss in seven months on Monday as local investors continued to book profits on positions built in anticipation of former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s run for president. read the rest…

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Door opens for presidential hopefuls to submit candidacies

  /  March 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Ministry of Foreign Affairs prepares polls for Egyptians abroad

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Presidential elections to begin 26 May

  /  March 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Door for application of presidential candidates opens Monday

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Baseera polls Egyptians’ planned participation in upcoming presidential elections

  /  March 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Nearly 45% of Egyptians have not decided yet who to elect if the presidential elections were to be held tomorrow

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Turkish PM in fight against shadow enemy

  /  March 29, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Out on the campaign trail ahead of Sunday’s local elections, there are few doubts about who Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has in mind when he vows to “liquidate” his foes.

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Egypt army extends power by taking charge of Gulf aid

  /  March 29, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Bread is a politically-explosive issue in Egypt – failure to deliver it at an affordable price has triggered major riots in the past and the government wants to boost its storage capacity to reduce its reliance on international markets.

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Friday clashes leave 5 dead

  /  March 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Morsi supporters protest Al-Sisi’s presidential bid

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Is politics about dirt or values?

  /  March 19, 2014  /  Opinion  /  3 Comments

By Mohammed Nosseir ‘Politics is a dirty game!’ is a phrase often used to justify the behavior of politicians. If you are a believer in this maxim, please vote for the most corrupt politicians you read the rest…

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Egypt better off now than it was at beginning of transition: Mansour

  /  March 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egypt’s interim president anticipates competitive presidential elections

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Khaled Ali announces he will not run for president

  /  March 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

Fair presidential race, Ali says, would necessitate cancellation of 2013 Protest Law and release of those detained for voicing their political opinions

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Poll Results on Egyptians Participation in the Upcoming Presidential Elections

  /  March 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Nearly 45% of Egyptians have not decided yet who to elect if the presidential elections were to be held tomorrow

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Tunisia’s economic woes could become ‘catastrophic’: PM

  /  March 4, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Tunisia’s economic recovery since its 2011 “Arab Spring” revolution has been hampered by political instability, social unrest and Islamist violence.

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Egyptian Engineers Assembly to boycott Engineers’ Syndicate elections

  /  March 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Engineers’ Syndicate elections will take place in April

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Elections don’t always lead to democracy, says Kerry

  /  February 27, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

The ousting of Yanukovych, like July’s toppling of Egypt’s Morsi, proved that elections by themselves were not always enough.

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Sabahy meets former presidential candidate

  /  February 21, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Meeting between Sabahy and Ali aims to reach common ground over coming presidential elections

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Sabahy releases electoral platform

  /  February 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabahy details policies on a variety of issues

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Al-Sisi’s choice

  /  February 16, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has exactly the same reason to run and not run for Egypt’s president: he could win

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Sabahy cautiously advises against Al-Sisi’s nomination

  /  February 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahy criticises political detentions, says result of upcoming elections not a “forgone conclusion”

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Abul Fotouh not to compete in presidential elections

  /  February 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Misr Al-Qawia Party refrains from nominating presidential candidate to protest lack of democratic process

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Al-Sisi discusses security and upcoming elections

  /  February 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Army chief Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi says the people’s free will to decide next leader

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Egypt’s elections draw near amid unrest

  /  January 29, 2014  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

Violence sweeps country as charismatic general waits in wings

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