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Forgery will not give legitimacy to any criminal: Brotherhood

  /  May 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The group rejects elections and maintains that ousted president Mohamed Morsi is the legitimate president of Egypt

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The 2014 Egyptian Constitution: Without accountability, checks or balances: Part II

  /  March 25, 2014  /  In Focus  /  3 Comments

The following is the second of a two part article by the Arab Reform Initiative, an independent research network, concerning the 2014 constitution’s treatment of human rights and the separation of powers in the government. read the rest…

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ANHRI denounces sentencing of Misr Al-Qawia members

  /  February 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) issued a statement on Wednesday denouncing “the faulty judgment” issued by Hadayek El Kobba Misdemeanour Court in Cairo to jail three members of Misr Al-Qawia (Strong Egypt) read the rest…

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Misr Al-Qawia members sentenced for campaigning against constitution

  /  February 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Party spokesman describes the sentencing as “harsh” and surprising

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Presidential election preparations underway

  /  January 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Committee tasked with holding elections meets with three ministries

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Where have all the young votes gone?

  /  January 25, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

As I watched news coverage of Egypt’s constitutional referendum, I am constantly inundated with this urban legend that has surfaced following the polling regarding the absence of young voters. Interim President Adly Mansour has recently read the rest…

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Required procedures to observe referendum beyond capabilities of most NGOs: ECOE

  /  January 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The Egyptian Coalition to Observe the Elections (ECOE) released a report detailing a set of recommendations for future voting

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Egypt seeks to strengthen ties in Latin America with visits to Honduras, Venezuela, Mexico

  /  January 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Numerous official meetings urge Latin American countries to invest in, support post-referendum Egypt

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Foreign minister chides international media

  /  January 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Fahmy considers referendum a major achievement for democratic process in Egypt

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EU ministers discuss post-referendum Egypt

  /  January 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Foreign ministers congratulate Egyptians on referendum but express concerns over political climate

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Brotherhood and FJP allege referendum was rigged

  /  January 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Al-Nour Party praises turnout and calls for unity

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Mansour describes passing constitution as a ‘good choice’

  /  January 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Interim president addresses the nation without resolving the issue of whether presidential or parliamentary elections would be held next

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Egypt’s markets see unexpected drop

  /  January 19, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Stock indices register a slump for second working day since constitutional referendum, after hitting three-year high last week

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New constitution opens road for Sisi but youths distanced

  /  January 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

Egyptian voters have approved the Tuesday-Wednesday referendum by 98.1%, officials announced Saturday, and the results are seen as nod to General Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi to run for president.

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Referendum results garner international response

  /  January 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

US, Transparency International urge voting oversight, while Arab League praises transparency

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A referendum caught between supporters and traitors

  /  January 18, 2014  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

By Wael Eskandar A referendum is meant to be a vote by the public whereby they can freely express their position on a certain political matter, but what is the point of a referendum when read the rest…

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Random observations on Egypt’s referendum

  /  January 18, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

On Wednesday, as the polls closed and results started pouring in, a big step in Egypt’s transitional roadmap was concluded. While it was a no brainer that the constitution was going to be overwhelmingly ratified by read the rest…

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New constitution passes in landslide

  /  January 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

98.1% of voters support constitution, says Supreme Electoral Commission

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Democracy International issues press report citing ‘serious concerns’ during referendum

  /  January 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Lack of debate, opposition primary issues cited by US-based group

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One Killed in Egypt as Police, Islamists Clash: security

  /  January 17, 2014  /  Politics  /  3 Comments

AFP –  At least one person was killed in clashes in Egypt Friday as police dispersed protesters loyal to ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, security officials said. Police clamped down on protests in several cities, read the rest…

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US remains concerned over ‘politically-motivated’ arrests

  /  January 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Spokeswoman refused to take a stance on the possible presidential candidacy of Defence Minister Al-Sisi

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Egypt presidency hails ‘high turnout’ in key referendum

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

Initial tallies published by state media suggest more than 90 percent of voters approved the new constitution

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Observatory NGOs announce preliminary turnout rates

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

36 to 38% of eligible voters cast their votes over two days, according to the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development and Human Rights Studies

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Official referendum death toll reaches 10; injuries at 29

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

Ministry of Health reports two dead and eight injured on the second day of the referendum

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Egypt constitution sails through vote but turnout key

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

The government hopes a large turnout in favour of the new constitution will bolster its disputed authority

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Violations resume on referendum’s second day

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

Various groups attempt to influence voters’ decisions

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28 % turnout on referendum’s first day, voting continues on Wednesday

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

Anti-Coup Alliance claims voter turnout “only reached 8%”

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Amnesty International concerned about environment surrounding referendum process

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

Watchdog organisation is apprehensive about ongoing human rights violations

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UN, US, EU weigh in on Egyptian referendum

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

Ban Ki-moon, others urge peace

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Death toll rises to 11 overnight following bloody afternoon

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

Death toll raised by five, with numerous arrests and injuries reported across the country

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