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Latest in Tag: elections


As Egypt votes, many to boycott elections in Cairo

Egyptians are electing their first parliament since the 2013 coup that overthrew President Morsi. But, Naomi Conrad reports from Cairo, amid a climate of intimidation and repression, many are boycotting the elections. In the grimy, dimly lit hallway of a crumbling building in downtown Cairo, someone has painted a huge red star on the wall …

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Between a paranoid dinosaur state and a mythical monster: Gameela Ismail

Egyptian politician and media figure, Gameela Ismail gave a speech at the Middle East Institute conference held in Washington DC Wednesday, entitled “Politics vs security: Setbacks and opportunities in Egypt”. Below is the full text of the speech. Thank you Doyle, thank you all, panellists, organisers of this conference, attendes, the Middle East Institute, Kate …

Daily News Egypt

Tsipras: A second chance

Left-wing party leader Alexis Tsipras’ victory in Greece’s general elections was surprisingly clear. He has announced that he will continue to govern with right-wing populists ANEL as his coalition partner. Before midnight, the ex-prime minister – and now premier-elect – appeared in front of his supporters in the center of Athens to : Despite empty …

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EU relaxed about Greek elections

Six weeks after settling a third bailout package, Brussels’ attention to Greece has waned, even as Sunday’s vote looms. Everyone hopes that a new government will implement the aid program without any more conflicts. For about half a year, meetings of eurozone finance ministers took place under the spell of the “G-word.” Yet Greece was …

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