Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is sparking widespread controversy with his recent court appointments, ignoring the protests of numerous judges.
For the sake of guaranteeing a democratic and appropriate political atmosphere for the upcoming presidential elections in 2018, the “Presidential Team” initiative called on the current government to follow a number of rules to reach a free and fair electoral atmosphere.
After the ‘Presidential Team’ initiative announced on Saturday their demands in order to run for 2018 presidential elections, political expert Gehad Ouda questions the seriousness of their intentions to run for elections.
Following his referral to the disciplinary committee over allegations of offending Parliament Speaker Ali Abdul Aal during Sunday’s general session, member of parliament (MP) Haitham El-Hariri said Monday that he was ready to pay any harsh price for defending his political stances in the parliament.
Complaints about Egypt’s recent parliamentary elections could indicate either electoral bias or just sour grapes, depending on whom you ask.
unoff elections in four constituencies resumed Monday for Egyptians abroad, and will continue until 16 December for locals as well, according to the Supreme Electoral Commission (SEC).
udge Ahmed Saad El-Din was appointed as the new secretary-general for Egypt’s parliament, according to state-owned media on Sunday.
As the second and final phase of the parliamentary elections comes to an end, early results show that independent candidates will hold a critical bloc — a marked shift from Egypt’s long-standing tradition of majority parties ruling the parliament.
Polling stations closed their doors at 9 pm on Wednesday, the last day in the last phase of Egypt’s 2015 parliamentary elections, which has witnessed an extremely low voter turnout rate, along with numerous reports of ballot-buying and a host of other electoral violations.
Top officials from Egyptian Ministry of Interior and security directorates heads inspected Tuesday the security measures outside the polling stations in 13 governorates for the run-off vote in the second phase of the 2015 parliament elections, Youm7 reported.