As the current regime in Egypt asserts its control over more spheres of politics and society, it is realizing the importance of spreading military morals as an ideology for all aspects of life, especially media and culture production. In addition to using the security apparatuses, the regime is also using civilian …
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.
Egypt’s local elections to be held next year for the first time in a decade, according to the state news agency, MENA.
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.
Moussa Mostafa Moussa, the losing candidate in the Egyptian presidential election, said that he accomplished “a very big achievement” by obtaining the votes of 700,000 Egyptians against a rival such as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was elected for a second term in office after garnering over 97.08 percent of the vote, the National Elections Authority (NEA) announced on Monday.
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.
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.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected for a second term with 92 percent of the vote, Egyptian state media reported on Thursday citing preliminary results.
Preliminary indicators and exit polls indicate that an estimated 25 million people participated in the 2018 Egyptian presidential election, bringing the election turnout to 40 percent.