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Medium turnout recorded in Giza’s district of Kerdasa on third day of referendum
Averaged turnout in Nasr City, Boulaq
Participation of Egyptians in constitutional amendments referendum thwart boycott calls, says Al-Sherif
Hashtags circulated among users urging citizens to participate in referendum
‘I do it for Al-Sisi to allow him to complete his achievements,” say president’s supporters
Polling stations across Egypt opened their doors early Saturday for citizens to express their opinions regarding the constitutional amendments, whether by yes or no. The dates of referendum were announced on Wednesday. Egyptians abroad started voting on Friday and will continue until Sunday. If the amendments receive a “yes” vote, they will immediately go into …
Women, seniors in excess, rallies in Mansoura calling for voters
Since early Saturday, the first day of the referendum on amendments to the country’s 2014 Constitution, the vicinity of several schools in the middle class neighbourhood of Ain Shams witnessed a celebratory atmosphere as campaigners and individuals affiliated with the election committees used DJs and nationalist songs to attract voters. Polling stations all over …
Officials called on media websites to seek accuracy before publishing baseless news
Expats to head to polls on 19-21 April, while locals will vote on 20-22 April
US, UN express regret as media highlights oil market, raising of Israeli flag
Iraq, Turkey aim at preventing Kurdistan’s oil exports
Six months after the UK’s EU referendum and amid growing discontent, Prime Minister Theresa May has now outlined her plans for Britain’s future. Samira Shackle reports from London on the reactions.
It’s been dismissed as a protest vote. But with Italian voters likely to reject a reform package in a plesbiscite, fears are growing that it could signal the beginning of the end of the euro.
A group of academics and lawyers has written to prosecutors to complain about “false statements” made ahead of the UK referendum vote on June 23.
Britain’s upcoming departure from the European Union has prompted the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to cut its global growth forecast for the next two years – the fifth time it has dialed back estimates in 15 months.
Theresa May, the longest-serving home secretary of recent times, has been known as a modernizer, an authoritarian – and above all, a pragmatist. Samira Shackle reports from London on Britain’s new prime minister.
“There is a clear danger the European Union will not survive,” former EU Commissioner Günter Verheugen told Deutsche Welle on Tuesday.
The euro and pound have fallen as the Brexit referendum approaches in the UK. With the “remain” and “leave” camps running almost level in the polls the markets are reflecting the uncertainty, as wary voices grow.
The group rejects elections and maintains that ousted president Mohamed Morsi is the legitimate president of Egypt
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. The first part, published yesterday, addressed the constitution’s articles concerning the military and security apparatus. The second part, below, deals …
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) Party on charges of hanging banners and distributing leaflets calling for a No vote to the constitution, among other charges. …
Party spokesman describes the sentencing as “harsh” and surprising
Committee tasked with holding elections meets with three ministries
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 held a meeting with the youth to discuss this theme; around the same exact time, presidential political adviser Mostafa Higazy held a …
The Egyptian Coalition to Observe the Elections (ECOE) released a report detailing a set of recommendations for future voting
Numerous official meetings urge Latin American countries to invest in, support post-referendum Egypt
Fahmy considers referendum a major achievement for democratic process in Egypt