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Facebook page for Egyptian expatriates will be launched to respond to inquires about elections, says Makram
On Friday night, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi announced his bid for re-election. Shortly after, former military chief of staff Sami Anan did the same through a video published on his official Facebook page. A number of op-eds were aimed at attacking Al-Sisi’s rivals, such as in Al-Youm Al-Sabea and Al-Dostour. Others came in support of …
Former military chief of staff Samy Anan also announced he will run
Announcement comes at end of three-day conference
Last year, Al-Sadat was officially dismissed from parliament after accusations of leaking copy of draft NGOs law
Lawyer becomes third person to announce candidacy
On Monday, NEC announces 2018 presidential elections to be held in March and April
The first four-year term of Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi will come to an end in the first half of 2018. According to the 2014 Constitution, he is entitled to a second and last term. So far, he has not announced, officially, whether he would run for a second term, but the odds are that …
President denies that disputes between state entities exist
Germany’s football association has said that it will support Alexander Ceferin in the upcoming UEFA presidential election. He is one of three candidates vying to replace Michel Platini.
Constitutional judges in Austria unanimously agreed that holding a repeat presidential election will strengthen trust in democracy. They were astounded by inconsistencies in the handling of the ballots.
The US election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is increasingly being fought on social media platforms like Twitter where the candidates boast millions of followers. But not all of them are human – or benign.
On 8 June, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi completed half of his first presidential term, and there are only two years left before he faces a new presidential election. I do not think the coming election will be similar in its circumstances and consequences to the former election that led Al-Sisi to Itihadiya Palace two years …
It’s been a year of violence, unrest and historic change for the United States – both at home and abroad. With a presidential election just around the corner, the country’s future course is far from settled.
Chief observer recommends Egypt “rebuild confidence” in political process
“Who is the alternative?” This was indeed the most repeated and frustrating question asked by the pro-Sisi camp during the past two weeks, before and during the surreal presidential election that brought a military man to power after three years of calls for democracy. The question is frustrating because this camp thinks that the “revolution” …
US based observation team will continue to observe election despite criticism
Some voting violations reported by local NGOs, process in some polling stations “by the book”
Foreign ministry estimates total expatriate turnout to be 315,000, some expats prefer postal vote
AFP- Algerians will vote in a presidential election Thursday with Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has ruled the oil-rich North African nation for 15 years, the firm favourite for re-election despite chronic health problems. The 77-year-old president has been conspicuous by his absence from the campaign trail, looking frail on the rare occasions he has appeared in …
Bouteflika, in power since 1999, had been largely unseen for months because of health problems before he presided over a cabinet meeting on September 29 for the first time this year.
The winner will face the all-important task of managing revenue from oil production
Columnists discuss a variety of issues, including the arbitrary nature of the Egyptian cultural and political spheres and the effects of the looming US presidential elections on the Middle East.
By Agencies CAIRO: Nearly 40 percent of Egyptian voters are undecided less than six weeks before the first presidential election since the ouster of veteran strongman Hosni Mubarak, a poll published on Saturday found. A full 38 percent of respondents said they had yet to make up their minds which of the 23 candidates to …