Category Archives: Eelections

Egypt Presidential Elections: A Last Minute Surge for Sabbahi?

Just before midday today results in Egypt’s presidential elections gave leftist candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi a sudden surge in votes and he was reported to have won first place in Egypt’s second largest city,  Alexandria. According to al-Ahram’s website, results are … Continue reading

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Results so Far Indicate Morsi-Shafik Run Off in Egypt

by Elizabeth Iskander In the counting of votes in Egypt’s presidential election that took place over the past two days the front runners, as of 10am Egyptian time May 25, are the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi and former NDP member … Continue reading

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Fissures Grow Between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Army over the Constitution

Muslim Brotherhood clashes with Army over Egypt’s Constitution MARCH 26, 2012 BY DR ELIZABETH ISKANDER AND MINA MONIR (Originally published by the Conservative Middle East Council) Before presidential elections are due to take place in May 2012, Egypt’s transition timetable dictates that … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Election Shambles

Today marks the first day of voting in Egypt’s first parliamentary elections since former president Hosni Mubarak’s forced resignation in February 2011.  The run-up to the election was overshadowed by massive demonstrations against the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) that … Continue reading

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