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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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Reflections of a female Bedouin candidate on upcoming elections

  /  February 14, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Daily News Egypt interviewed Na’sa Ibrahim, a female Bedouin activist from South Sinai who will run individually for the seat in the Ras Sidr and Al-Tor electoral district.

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Al-Wafd to reconsider elections participation

  /  February 9, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Members concerned about “state intervention” in elections, says spokesman

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Young political parties and the election game: To play or not to play?

  /  February 8, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Party members eager to reflect revolution’s demands for democracy by participating

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Mastermind behind forged 2010 vote runs in upcoming elections

  /  February 8, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Former political tycoon Ahmed Ezz will run in Menufiya

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More parties to boycott elections, blaming government for ‘oppressive laws’

  /  February 8, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Thousands of opposition politicians are behind bars, says Salafi Watan Party

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Why do politicians keep fighting despite common goals?

  /  February 7, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Most projected electoral coalitions describe their goals as representing the 25 January and 30 June revolutions, rejecting terrorism and extremism, and safeguard the national identity

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Islamist, leftist parties to boycott elections; coalitions yet to formalise

, and   /  February 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Boycotters cite “absence of democratic political scene”

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New elections coalition formed to run for all seats

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

Karama insists on participation despite concerns from coalition over elections

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Parliamentary elections to be monitored by EU

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

EU monitored Egypt’s presidential election, describing it as “peaceful and calm” but with “limited spaces for dissenting voices”

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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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