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Security forces on high-alert
Violations reported on the two-day electoral process of the presidential elections
AFP – Egypt was wrapping up a presidential election Tuesday with fears of a low turnout threatening to cloud the expected victory of the ex-army chief who toppled its first freely elected leader. As polls opened for the second and final day of voting, authorities announced that they were declaring a public holiday and extending …
Violations reported on the first day of the presidential elections
Agenda includes implementation of roadmap, priorities of Egyptian foreign policy
Prime Minister says resignation comes in line with laws, constitution
Instead, defiant residents have posted pictures of Morsi, describing him as “the legitimate president”.
Egyptians line up for the second presidential elections Egypt has witnessed in two years
Investors welcomed the result, with the Milan stock market opening 2.2% higher.
Jarba is not running against Assad in a 3 June presidential vote but Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian hit out regardless.
Poroshenko, a 48-year-old former cabinet minister, had said Sunday he would work immediately to end a bloody pro-Russian insurgency that prevented voting across swathes of the industrial east and to fix a recession-hit near bankrupt economy.
Statement also calls for release of detained, charged journalists
The group rejects elections and maintains that ousted president Mohamed Morsi is the legitimate president of Egypt
AFP – Amid heavy security, Egyptians voted for a new president Monday in an election expected to sweep to power ex-army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. The two-day election is the first since the frontrunner Al-Sisi deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July, a move that unleashed the bloodiest violence in Egypt’s recent …
Interior ministry lists arrests of “dangerous elements” planning to disrupt elections; army declares “combat readiness”
Egyptians will vote for its next president on Monday and Tuesday
Al-Sisi backers Salafi Al-Nour Party, the political wing of the conservative preaching group Salafi Da’awa Al-Wafd Party, one of Egypt’s oldest political parties, which was strongly active during the era of ousted president Hosni Muabark Free Egyptians Party, a liberal party co-founded in 2011 by business tycoon Naguib Sawiris Egyptian National Movement Party, which was …
Al-Sisi stresses that practicing freedoms should be balanced with national security, citing concern that the former might lead to chaos.
The Daily News Egypt investigates the motives of different political factions and independent voters who are boycotting the presidential elections
The Daily News Egypt lists the economic pledges made by both candidates
Daily News Egypt spoke with some of the regional and international observer missions that will be monitoring the two-day process in differing ways, depending on the size and scope of the individual missions.
As the economic crisis continues, the next president will face much of the same challenges Morsi did when taking office
Economic policy officials from the campaigns of both presidential candidates reflect on how to solve some of Egypt’s most
Political movements wary of a return to Mubarak-era practices due to the new draft
Gulf country’s move shows continued support for Egyptian roadmap
Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk had issued an appeal for voters to turn out in force on Sunday to “defend Ukraine” in the face of a crisis that has plunged relations between East-West relations to a post-Cold War low.
By Wael Eskandar It is no longer necessary to wait for the actual voting process to determine whether the upcoming elections will be free and fair. The idea of fair elections has been dispelled by the manner in which the current regime has operated on a variety of issues. While the counting itself may eventually …
Officials in Washington are “encouraging transparent and fair” elections
Approximately 181,921 military personnel will coordinate with police to secure this week’s elections
Presidential candidates officially halted their campaigns on Friday to enter period of pre-elections silence