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Al-Dostour finds participation in elections ‘difficult’ amid security crackdown

  /  January 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The party calls on civil forces to agree on a joint stance on political participation

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68 NGOs accepted to observe parliamentary elections

  /  January 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Almost 70 organisations will monitor the integrity of the upcoming parliamentary elections

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19 parties to sign joint list for parliamentary elections

  /  January 20, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Door is still open for everyone, says Al-Wafd secretary general

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SEC to open registration for media coverage of parliamentary elections

  /  January 19, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Media should register between 21 January and 1 February

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‘We are the solution’ initiative is positive step, lacks organisation: Ayman Nour

  /  January 19, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Morsi’s reign was part of a counterrevolution that started after Mubarak’s ouster, says liberal politician and former presidential candidate

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Al-Sisi requests meeting with political heads

  /  January 12, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Dostour apologises, Al-Karamah and Popular Current ‘uninvited’

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NGOs begin applications to observe parliamentary elections

  /  January 12, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

No international observers have come forward so far, says NGO leader

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Brotherhood, SAC call for escalation ahead of 25 January

  /  January 10, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Groups call for protests under slogan “Together We Revolt”

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Committee sets rules for media coverage of elections

  /  January 10, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Journalists cannot ask voters who they will vote for or conduct surveys outside polling stations

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Al-Adly’s lawyer to run for parliament in upcoming elections

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

Mohamed El-Gendy will run as individual in Sharabeya-Zawyea district

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Electoral Commission issues decree regulating NGOs monitoring of elections

  /  December 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Organisations will be allowed to monitor all procedures for listing candidates, distributing electoral propaganda, casting votes, counting votes and declaring results.

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Government institution to pay fees for female candidates in parliamentary election

  /  December 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

At least 70 seats for women, Al-Sisi to appoint 14 women, 48 will run individually, says Mervat Al-Tallawy

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Al-Sisi congratulates new Tunisian president and hopes for “new era of solidarity”

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

Essebsi declared winner with 55.68% of the vote

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Al-Sisi ratifies electoral districts law

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi ratified Monday the electoral districts law after its cabinet approval earlier this month. Under the new law, Egypt is divided into 237 constituencies assigned for individual nominees, and into four constituencies read the rest…

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Three parties withdraw from Egyptian Front Coalition

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Parties cited “unclear criteria” of selecting members as reason for withdrawal

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Misr Al-Qawia Party calls for dialogue, criticises current penal institutions

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

Party presented short- and long-term recommendations to end ‘political turmoil’

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Mubarak’s former prime minister to compete in upcoming elections

  /  December 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Ahmed Shafiq is head of Egyptian Patriotic Movement Party and will compete in Cairo district

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Egypt’s political parties split over new parliamentary laws

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

Worries mount over representation in upcoming elections, some politicians believe Islamists will be excluded

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Is Tamarod still relevant?

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

The group’s request to establish a political party was rejected by Supreme Electoral Commission on 3 December

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Electoral Districts Committee completes parliamentary elections law

  /  December 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Cabinet to decide on approval on Wednesday

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Shoukry warns against sectarian and ethnic conflict during Bahrain summit

  /  December 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian foreign minister is on two-day trip to the Gulf country to discuss international security in Middle East

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Bahraini king congratulates Mubarak on favourable court verdict

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Gulf monarchy itself subdued an Arab Spring-inspired rebellion in 2011

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Egypt welcomes ‘great success’ of Bahrain elections

  /  November 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Bahrain held parliamentary and municipal elections Saturday, opposition boycotted the vote

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Egypt commends efforts to build prosperous Somalia

  /  November 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Foreign minister Shoukry describes crisis in parts of Somalia as “alarming”, warranting an “immediate response”

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More Mubarak-era politicians to run for parliamentary elections

  /  November 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Kamal El-Ganzouri served as country’s prime minister from 1996 to 1999

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Shoukry meets British PM Cameron

  /  October 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

UK expresses shared interest with Egypt to defeat terror, expresses concern for freedoms

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Tunisians vote in parliamentary elections

  /  October 26, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Political parties cite high turnout, election monitors claim irregularities

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Tunisian holding parliamentary elections amid security concerns

  /  October 25, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Islamist Ennahda party will not run in next month’s presidential vote

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Supreme Electoral Commission urges voters to verify data

  /  October 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Date for upcoming parliamentary elections yet to be set

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Egypt and Israel admit goods to Gaza

  /  October 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egypt transferred food supplies, while Israel transferred construction material

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