Egyptians packed Tahrir Square in Cairo through the night on Saturday, waving flags and chanting for the end of military rule as they waited to know the name of the first president they have been free to choose.
Egyptian protesters have occupied Cairo’s Tahrir Square for the first time in months as they press for the release of the country’s presidential election results.
Eliminated Egyptian presidential candidates Hamdeen Sabbahi, Abdel-Moneim Abul-Fotouh and Khaled Ali are all expected to present a united stance on this month’s scheduled presidential runoff vote at a Sunday press conference at the Sabbahi campaign’s Cairo headquarters.
The leftist Tagammu party has announced its support for Hosni Mubarak’s ex-prime minister Ahmed Shafiq in the presidential elections runoffs. In a statement released Sunday, the party said it would back Shafiq
An early hint that Egypt’s presidential election might hold a surprise came in March in this Nile Delta village, when someone scrawled graffiti on the estate walls of one of the former regime’s most powerful apparatchiks: “One day, we will be back,” it read. The surprise came over the weekend when official vote tallies thrust […]
A group of unruly protesters ransacked and set ablaze the campaign headquarters of Egyptian presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq in Cairo, after the Election Commission announced that Hosni Mubarak’s last prime minister made it into a run-off vote with an Islamist rival.
The runoff vote for Egypt’s next president will pit the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate against the last prime minister to serve under Hosni Mubarak, according to full official results released Monday by the election commission.
The candidate who is said to have come third – missing out on a run-off – in Egypt’s historic election has demanded a recount, citing many “violations”. Hamdin Sabbahi, from the leftist al-Karamah party, said conscripts had voted illegally.
Egypt’s two most polarizing presidential candidates appeared headed for a runoff election next month that will decide whether the nation will be ruled by an ascendant political Islam or return to the secularist spirit that defined Hosni Mubarak’s toppled police state. Official results in Egypt’s first free presidential election are expected to be released in […]
The candidate of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood won a spot in a run-off election, according to partial results Friday from Egypt’s first genuinely competitive presidential election. A former prime minister and a leftist were vying for second place and a chance to run against him to become the country’s next leader.