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Women ready to run for office in Egypt

Egypt has yet to pass a law needed to hold local elections, but hundreds of women will not be wallflowers waiting for an invitation to run for office. Thanks to an initiative dubbed “The Councils Are Ours,” potential candidates will be prepared when the elections are finally held for the first time in eight years.

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Chief editor of Masr al-Arabia kept in detention pending National Security investigations

Dokki Prosecution determined on Wednesday to keep the chief editor of the privately owned Masr al-Arabia website, Adel Sabry, in detention until further National Security Authority (NSA) investigations are conducted.

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Egypt fines newspaper for ‘critical coverage of elections’

An Egyptian newspaper has been fined 150,000 Egyptian pounds ($8,527) by Egypt’s media regulatory body and is being investigated over a front-page report it published saying the state rallied voters to participate in the presidential election.

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No appeals filed against results of polling stations: NEC

Spokesperson of the National Electoral Commission (NEC) Mahmoud El-Sherif said that no appeals were submitted by any of the candidates against reports released by electoral stations that witnessed the three days of the 2018 Egyptian presidential election.

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We will hold media accountable for publishing rumours about election: NEC

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) will hold any media outlet accountabile for publishing any false information about the 2018 presidential election, said the commission’s head, Lasheen Ibrahim, during a press conference on Wednesday, the third day of the election.

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