Another Egyptian presidential candidate drops out

Lawyer Khaled Ali, seen as the last real challenger to Sisi, quits the race to be president.Elad Benari, 1/25/2018, 6:14 AM

Egypt's former chief of staff arrested, drops presidential bid

Lieutenant General Sami Anan detained and accused of breaking the law by running for office.Elad Benari, 1/24/2018, 3:44 AM

Egypt's former chief of staff to run for president

General Sami Anan, ousted by Islamist President Morsi in 2012, will challenge Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi for the presidency.Elad Benari, 1/21/2018, 6:35 AM

Egypt's Sisi to run for second term

Egyptian President announces his intention to run for a second term in office. Elections will be held in March.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/19/2018, 10:19 PM

Egypt announces dates of presidential election

Egyptians will head to the polls on March 26-28 in the first round of presidential election. Sisi expected to win.Ben Ariel, 1/9/2018, 6:34 AM

Egypt's former PM won't run for president

A month after declaring he will run for the presidency, Ahmed Shafiq backs down, says he's "not the best person" for the job.Elad Benari, 1/8/2018, 4:04 AM

12 million urge Sisi to run again

Supporters of Egyptian president say they have collected more than 12 million signatures from people urging him to run for another term.Elad Benari, 12/25/2017, 3:06 AM

Egypt Sets Date for Parliamentary Election

Egypt announces it will hold its parliamentary election starting on October 18-19, as path to democracy continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2015, 5:12 AM

Sisi Sworn in as President

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi becomes the next Egyptian president, citing 'people's revolution.' But was the election fair?Tova Dvorin, 6/8/2014, 12:33 PM

Egypt: Official Results Confirm Sisi's Victory

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi officially declared Egypt’s new president as final results show him winning more than 96 percent of the vote.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/3/2014, 9:28 PM

Egypt Rejects Appeal Over Election Results

Egypt's elections committee rejects defeated candidate Hamdeen Sabahi's appeal against voting results that gave Sisi a victory.Elad Benari, 6/2/2014, 3:44 AM

Sisi Wins Presidency with Overwhelming Majority

Partial results indicate that Egypt’s former army chief has captured at least 85% of the votes, and maybe even more.Elad Benari, 5/28/2014, 11:46 PM

Egypt's Election Extended Due to Low Turnout

Polling in Egypt's presidential election extended for a third day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2014, 5:44 AM

Egypt Declares Holiday to Encourage Voting

Egypt announces that Tuesday, the second day of the country’s presidential elections, will be an official holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2014, 3:13 AM

Sisi Urges Egyptians to Vote in Large Numbers

Egypt's presidential vote, which Sisi is expected to clinch easily, to be held Monday and Tuesday.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/24/2014, 1:51 AM

Egypt: Bomb Hits Election Rally in Cairo

Three people hurt by a bomb at a Cairo election rally for presidential frontrunner Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.Elad Benari, 5/18/2014, 5:40 AM

Sisi: I Survived Two Assassination Attempts

Egypt's leading presidential candidate reveals there were two attempts to kill him, stresses he is not afraid.Elad Benari, 5/6/2014, 4:16 AM

Sisi Calls for Big Turnout in Election

Former Egyptian army chief wants "unprecedented numbers" in upcoming vote.Elad Benari, 4/28/2014, 5:44 AM

Egyptian Spokesmen Call for Referendum

Spokesmen for the two Egyptian presidential candidates have advocated for putting the peace treaty with Israel to a vote in a referendum.Elad Benari, 4/24/2014, 6:13 AM

Did Mubarak Support Sisi for President?

Egyptian website claims former president Mubarak supported Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for president. Mubarak's lawyer: Not true.Elad Benari, 4/4/2014, 5:15 AM

Egypt Announces Date of Presidential Elections

The first round of voting in the Egyptian presidential election will be May 26 and 27, announces election commission.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2014, 4:12 AM

Sisi's Replacement in Egypt Sworn In

General Sedki Sobhi appointed Egypt's armed forces chief and defense minister, a day after Abdel Fattah el-Sisi resigned.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2014, 4:45 AM

Putin Backs Sisi's Presidential Bid

Russian President endorses Egyptian army chief's presidential bid, sparking outrage from the United States.Elad Benari, 2/14/2014, 4:42 AM

Popular Egyptian Activist to Run for President

Hamdeen Sabbahi, who came in third in the 2012 elections, announces he will run again.Elad Benari, 2/9/2014, 3:58 AM

Egypt's Army: Sisi Was 'Misinterpreted'

Egypt's army says a Kuwaiti newspaper "misinterpreted" comments by Abdel Fattah al-Sisi that he will run for the presidency.Elad Benari, 2/7/2014, 4:16 AM

Report: Egypt's Sisi Confirms Presidential Bid

Egyptian army chief reportedly confirms to Kuwaiti newspaper that he will run for president.Elad Benari, 2/6/2014, 2:45 AM

Egypt's Army Backs Sisi for Presidency

Egypt's top military body backs Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for the presidency. He is expected to resign as army chief within days.Elad Benari, 1/28/2014, 3:13 AM

Egypt Announces Early Presidential Elections

Egypt announces early presidential elections which many speculate will be won by military chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.Elad Benari, 1/27/2014, 6:36 AM

Egypt's Interim PM Backs Sisi for President

Sisi "is a candidate who we can count on," says Egypt’s interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi.Elad Benari, 1/24/2014, 3:43 AM

Report: Sisi Preparing Electoral Agenda

Egypt’s army chief is reportedly preparing the electoral agenda he will present when announcing his candidacy for the presidency.Elad Benari, 1/21/2014, 5:13 AM

Egypt's Sisi: I'll Run if the People Demand It

Egypt's popular army chief says he would run for president if the people demand it and the military supports him.Elad Benari, 1/12/2014, 5:30 AM

Mubarak's Last PM: I'll Run if Sisi Doesn't

Former Egyptian President's last prime minister, Ahmed Shafiq, says he'll run for president if the army chief does not.Elad Benari, 1/10/2014, 3:13 AM

Report: Egypt's Sisi to Run for President

Egypt's defense minister expected to step down to pave the way for his nomination in the upcoming presidential elections, says local media.Elad Benari, 1/5/2014, 5:32 AM

Egypt's President: Elections Within 7 Months

Egypt's interim president, Adly Mansour, says the government is committed to holding elections within seven months.Elad Benari, 12/30/2013, 5:13 AM

Egypt to Hold Elections in the Summer

Egypt will hold parliamentary elections in February or March, with presidential polls in early summer, says Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/8/2013, 10:45 PM

Egypt's President Sets Timetable for Elections

Egypt's constitution will be amended within five months, and parliamentary elections will be held two months after that.Elad Benari, 7/9/2013, 2:45 AM

Egypt's Morsi Appeals Cancellation of Elections

A legal body representing Morsi filed an appeal against a ruling cancelling Egypt’s parliamentary polls.Elad Benari, 3/14/2013, 5:43 AM

Egyptian Court Cancels Parliamentary Elections

Egypt's administrative court orders the cancellation of controversial parliamentary elections scheduled for April 22.Elad Benari, 3/7/2013, 5:42 AM

Egypt's Opposition Announces Boycott of Elections

Egypt's main opposition bloc says it will boycott upcoming elections because their transparency cannot be guaranteed.Elad Benari, 2/27/2013, 6:16 AM

Morsi Announces Dates for Parliamentary Elections

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi calls parliamentary elections starting April 27.Elad Benari, 2/22/2013, 3:14 AM

Hamas: Morsi Win will Lead to Recognition

Hamas official: Morsi's victory could enable Hamas to secure international recognition. We still won't recognize Israel, however.Elad Benari, 6/27/2012, 6:15 AM

'Morsi Will Deal with Internal Problems First'

Former Israeli consul in Egypt believes Morsi will have to deal with Egypt’s internal problems before he re-examines the peace treaty.Elad Benari, 6/26/2012, 6:13 AM

Muslim Brotherhood's Mursi is Egypt's President

Egypt has chosen the Muslim Brotherhood to lead the country after former President Hosni Mubarak.Chana Ya'ar, 6/24/2012, 5:53 PM

Tension Rises as Cairo Awaits New President

Tension is rising as Egyptians await the Electoral Commission announcement revealing the identity of the country's next president.Chana Ya'ar, 6/24/2012, 12:47 PM

Muslim Brotherhood Expects its Win to be Respected

The Muslim Brotherhood says it expects its presidential election win to be respected as its supporters pack Cairo's Tahrir.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/23/2012, 1:05 AM

Report: Shafiq to be Declared Egypt's President

Egypt's electoral body will announce that Ahmed Shafiq is the new president on Sunday, local government sources say.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/23/2012, 12:19 AM

Shafiq Reclaims Victory, Attacks Brotherhood

Ahmed Shafiq repeats his claim of victory in presidential runoff, accuses the Muslim Brotherhood of "playing games."Elad Benari, 6/22/2012, 5:14 AM

Egypt: Electoral Results on Weekend?

Egypt's electoral commission won't announce the results of the country's presidential run-off till at least the weekend, and maybe later.Chana Ya'ar, 6/21/2012, 12:07 PM

Egypt Delays Announcement of Presidential Results

Egypt's election commission delays the announcement of presidential results, looks into appeals over vote counting.Elad Benari, 6/21/2012, 4:46 AM

Ross: Muslim Brotherhood Must 'Play by Rules'

Dennis Ross says he believes the Muslim Brotherhood will win Egypt's presidential election and Israel and the US must prepare themselves.Chana Ya'ar, 6/20/2012, 4:00 PM

Mubarak on Life Support While Candidates Wait

Deposed President Hosni Mubarak remains on life support as Egypt's electoral commission prepares to announce his successor Thursday. Chana Ya'ar, 6/20/2012, 10:28 AM

Brotherhood Claims Victory in Election

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood claims its candidate, Mohammed Morsi, won the presidential runoff with 51.8% of the votes.Elad Benari, 6/18/2012, 5:49 AM

Egypt: Brotherhood Pins Hopes on Elections

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood pins its hopes on weekend elections to salvage its waning political fortunes.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/16/2012, 1:36 AM

Morsi 'Respects' Court's Decision

Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood’s presidential candidate in Egypt, says he respects the court ruling allowing Ahmed Shafiq to run.Elad Benari, 6/15/2012, 4:44 AM

Egypt: Court Dissolves Parliament Days before Poll

Muslim Brotherhood calls decision "a complete coup" erasing the achievements of the rebellion against Mubarak.Gil Ronen, 6/14/2012, 9:29 PM

Shafiq, Brotherhood Attack One Another

Days before the presidential runoff in Egypt, candidate Ahmed Shafiq and the Muslim Brotherhood sharpen their attacks on one another.Elad Benari, 6/11/2012, 6:15 AM

Thousands Protest Against Mubarak-Era Candidate

Thousands demonstrate in Egypt to demand that Ahmed Shafiq be banned from a run-off presidential election.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/9/2012, 1:55 AM