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Former Muslim Brotherhood MP dies in prison

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

Former MP suffered from hepatic encephalopathy and did not receive appropriate medical treatment, says FJP

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Political parties seek ‘immunity from dissolution’ for next parliament

  /  May 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Parties submit new proposals for elections to president

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Political Islamists will not win more than 20% of parliament seats: Lieutenant General Hossam Khairallah

  /  May 9, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The battle between the media and interior ministry was blessed by the state, says former presidential candidate

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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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Newly amended parliamentary law awaits cabinet approval

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

Politicians maintain parliament is unrepresentative and alarmingly lacking youth

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Women rally women to work in reality for parliamentary success

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

2014 is “setback” in terms of women’s political empowerment, says report

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Parliamentary candidates used bribes, other promotion violations: Report

  /  February 28, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

International observatory mission noted that politicians used Libya’s tragedy to campaign for themselves

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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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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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British parliamentary delegation to meet Egypt’s FM

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

Foreign Affairs Committee members visit Egypt to follow up on 2012 Arab Spring report

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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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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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Infographic: Egypt’s Game of Seats

, and   /  February 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

  DNE’s special coverage of Egypt’s parliamentary elections

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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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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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14 governors to be replaced by month’s end

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

People turned down position offers and are afraid to take responsibility, says Al-Sisi

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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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Parliament caught in political ambiguity: will the president respect legislative independence?

  /  January 22, 2015  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

Experts warn of unfair representation, state control and failing public’s expectations

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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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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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Parliamentary elections to start 21 March

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

Voting processes are to be divided into two stages

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Arab League expresses full support for Libya’s Tobruk-based government

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

Libyan delegate requested Arab states to provide arms to troops to end violence

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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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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 ratifies electoral districts law amid concerns over fair democratic representation

  /  December 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Regulations do not weigh votes equally and will empower businessmen and Mubarak-era figures, says panel at CIHRS

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