Egyptian General Ahmed Shafik is likely to stand as a candidate in the next presidential election, the National Movement Party revealed on Friday. According to a report on Alarab-news.com website, he decided to stand having served and fought for the state for many years.
Allies of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi are now reportedly calling for his replacement in next year’s elections signalling a shaky future for the former military commander.
The Muslim Brotherhood (MB) has been in the news lately as one of the reasons behind the current diplomatic crisis between Qatar and other Gulf countries.
A report published today by the Arab Reform Initiative and the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, in partnership with ten research centres in the Arab world, shows a decline in the Arab Democracy Index and the shortcomings of the process of democratic change and its inability to transform …
A number of Egyptian opposition figures and groups announced on Monday their support for human rights lawyer and former presidential candidate Khaled Ali in the upcoming presidential elections which are set to be held in mid-2018.
The public prosecution ordered on Wednesday for lawyer Khaled Ali to be released on LE1,000 bail while investigations into charges of committing an “indecent act” are ongoing.
Prominent lawyer and founder of the Bread and Freedom Party Khaled Ali was questioned by the prosecution on Tuesday and held overnight at Dokki police station pending further investigations.
The peculiar case of the Arab middle class came to the fore during a dinner with some friends and their parents in Germany. As I was sitting there enjoying my meal, the mother of a friend, aware of my opposition to the military regime in Egypt, started to attack me …
The Dokki prosecution affiliated to the Giza governorate decided on Sunday to summon former presidential candidate and prominent lawyer Khalid Ali to undergo investigations over charges of establishing a political party without getting the authorities’ approval.
Head of the Media, Culture, and Antiquities Committee Osama Heikal said during a press conference on Monday that the parliament will not be committed to drafting a law of transitional justice and reconciliation with the Muslim Brotherhood.