Egyptian Elections

Riots Follow ‘New Democracy' in Egypt

Riots Follow ‘New Democracy' in Egypt

Scenes of last year’s anti-Mubarak uprising return to Cairo. Thousands rioted, some of them torching the HQ of a presidential candidate.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/29/2012, 8:16 AM
Egypt: Former Candidates Slam Islamists, Old Guard

Egypt: Former Candidates Slam Islamists, Old Guard

A 'return to the old regime is unacceptable. So is exploiting religion in politics', Amr Mussa says of the new presidential frontrunnersGabe Kahn, 5/28/2012, 10:28 PM
B'hood Candidate and Former PM to Run-Off Round

B'hood Candidate and Former PM to Run-Off Round

Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi and former PM Ahmed Shafiq lead the vote in Egypt, will face off in a run-off round.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/25/2012, 10:22 PM
Egypt's Brotherhood Claims Lead

Egypt's Brotherhood Claims Lead

Muslim Brotherhood says its candidate is leading in exit polls from Egypt's landmark presidential election.Elad Benari, 5/25/2012, 6:42 AM
Egypt Votes for First Post-Mubarak President

Egypt Votes for First Post-Mubarak President

Egypt is in Day Two of its first presidential election since former President Hosni Mubarak was toppled from power more than a year ago.Chana Ya'ar, 5/24/2012, 4:34 PM
Anarchy in Egypt for Presidential Elections

Anarchy in Egypt for Presidential Elections

Three presidential candidates are among hundreds of people who have been attacked over the past year as Egypt prepares to vote.Chana Ya'ar, 5/23/2012, 1:12 PM
Egypt’s Candidates: Bad, Worse, Worst for Israel

Egypt’s Candidates: Bad, Worse, Worst for Israel

The good news for Israel is that the Muslim Brotherhood candidate is trailing in polls. The bad news is who is ahead.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/22/2012, 7:08 PM
Muslim Brotherhood: Egypt's  Islamic Caliphate

Muslim Brotherhood: Egypt's Islamic Caliphate

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood is hoping that when the polls open in nine days, voters will bring in the era of the Islamic Caliphate.Chana Ya'ar, 5/16/2012, 2:40 PM
Egypt's Candidates Say They'll Review Peace

Egypt's Candidates Say They'll Review Peace

Egypt’s top presidential contenders promise to review the peace treaty Egypt signed with Israel in 1979 if elected.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/11/2012, 9:51 PM
Students Want Former B'hood Leader as President

Students Want Former B'hood Leader as President

Former Muslim Brotherhood leader Abdel Moneim Abul-Fotouh is the winner of mock elections at Cairo University.Elad Benari, 5/11/2012, 5:46 AM
Egyptian Candidate 'Ready to Visit Israel'

Egyptian Candidate 'Ready to Visit Israel'

Egyptian presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq says he would be ready to visit Israel if it proves good intentions.Elad Benari, 5/3/2012, 5:14 AM
Egypt Kills 5 Protesters Three Weeks before Voting

Egypt Kills 5 Protesters Three Weeks before Voting

Violence returns to Cairo as plain-clothed security officers killed five protesters less than three weeks before presidential elections.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/2/2012, 11:32 AM
Moussa: Camp David Accords 'Dead and Buried'

Moussa: Camp David Accords 'Dead and Buried'

Egyptian presidential candidate Amr Moussa says the peace agreement between Israel and Egypt should be shelved.Elad Benari, 5/1/2012, 7:42 AM
Egyptian Salafists Back Brotherhood Candidate

Egyptian Salafists Back Brotherhood Candidate

In Egypt, Salafists, Christians and moderates have agreed on a new presidential candidate, one who is not the Muslim Brotherhood choice. Chana Ya'ar, 5/1/2012, 1:17 AM
Egyptian Women Appeal Sex-After-Death Law

Egyptian Women Appeal Sex-After-Death Law

Egyptian women urge the Islamist-dominated parliament not to pass a controversial law allowing a man to have relations with his dead wife.Chana Ya'ar, 4/30/2012, 9:46 PM
Egypt Allows Mubarak's Former PM to Run

Egypt Allows Mubarak's Former PM to Run

In a surprise move, Egypt's election commission reinstates Mubarak's last prime minister in the presidential race.Elad Benari, 4/26/2012, 4:13 AM
Anti-Mubarak Law Disqualifies Another Candidate

Anti-Mubarak Law Disqualifies Another Candidate

Egypt’s election commission disqualifies Ahmed Shafiq, Mubarak's former prime minister, from running for the presidency.Elad Benari, 4/25/2012, 4:14 AM
Amr Moussa: Vote for Me, Egypt is in Crisis

Amr Moussa: Vote for Me, Egypt is in Crisis

Egypt’s leading candidate for president says his decades as a senior government official is a reason to vote for him.Elad Benari, 4/23/2012, 5:15 AM
Thousands Protest in Cairo's Tahrir Square

Thousands Protest in Cairo's Tahrir Square

Tens of thousands of protesters pack Cairo's Tahrir Square, demand an end to military rule.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/21/2012, 12:03 AM
Egypt Officially Bars Presidential Contenders

Egypt Officially Bars Presidential Contenders

Egypt’s election commission officially rejects the appeals of three main contenders for the presidency, including Omar Suleiman.Elad Benari, 4/18/2012, 6:14 AM
Egypt's Barred Candidates File Appeals

Egypt's Barred Candidates File Appeals

Three of Egypt's main presidential candidates, including Omar Suleiman, have filed appeals after being barred from running.Elad Benari, 4/17/2012, 6:13 AM
Suleiman Warns Against War with Israel

Suleiman Warns Against War with Israel

Egypt's former intelligence chief warns that a Muslim Brotherhood win in the presidential elections will lead to war with Israel.Elad Benari, 4/16/2012, 4:43 AM
3 Top Runners Barred in Egypt's Presidential Race

3 Top Runners Barred in Egypt's Presidential Race

Egypt's election commission has barred 10 candidates from the upcoming presidential race, among them the three top runners.Chana Ya'ar, 4/15/2012, 11:31 AM
Egypt's Omar Suleiman Joins Presidential Race

Egypt's Omar Suleiman Joins Presidential Race

Egyptian ex-intelligence chief Omar Suleiman on Sunday formally joined the race for president.Chana Ya'ar, 4/8/2012, 4:20 PM
Egypt's Islamists Dominate Constitution Panel

Egypt's Islamists Dominate Constitution Panel

Egypt's Islamists tighten their grip on power, achieve a majority on a panel tasked with drafting a constitution.Elad Benari, 3/26/2012, 4:45 AM
Former Egypt VP Omar Suleiman to Run for President

Former Egypt VP Omar Suleiman to Run for President

Arab media reports former Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman has decided to run for president.Chana Ya'ar, 3/23/2012, 11:22 AM
Egypt Sets Date for Presidential Election

Egypt Sets Date for Presidential Election

Egypt sets May 23 and 24 for the first presidential election since Mubarak's ouster. New president to be named June 21.Elad Benari, 3/1/2012, 7:16 AM
Americans Take Shelter in US Embassy in Cairo

Americans Take Shelter in US Embassy in Cairo

American citizens trapped in Cairo have taken shelter in the U.S. Embassy as the dispute between the two countries escalates.Chana Ya'ar, 1/30/2012, 11:41 PM
Egyptian Tourism Down 30% in 2011

Egyptian Tourism Down 30% in 2011

Egyptian tourism revenues dropped nearly 30 percent last year due to its revolutionary ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak., 1/19/2012, 2:48 PM
ElBaradei Quits Egyptian Presidential Election

ElBaradei Quits Egyptian Presidential Election

Mohamed ElBaradei has dropped out of the running as a candidate in the Egyptian presidential race.Chana Ya'ar, 1/14/2012, 10:50 PM
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Wins Big in Final Round

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Wins Big in Final Round

Egypt's once-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood won big in the third and final round of parliamentary elections last week.Chana Ya'ar, 1/8/2012, 10:46 AM
Salafi Party Vows Peace with Israel, But...

Salafi Party Vows Peace with Israel, But...

The head of the Egypt's Salafi movement says the party will honor the country's 1979 peace treaty with Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 12/21/2011, 2:06 PM
Thousands of Egyptian Women Protest Brutality

Thousands of Egyptian Women Protest Brutality

Some 10,000 women marched Tuesday chanting "Egyptian women are the red line," protesting military brutality against female protesters.Chana Ya'ar, 12/21/2011, 11:19 AM
Egyptians Return to Polls for Runoff Elections

Egyptians Return to Polls for Runoff Elections

Egyptians return to the polls Wednesday in a run-off for round two of parliamentary elections not due to end until early next year.Chana Ya'ar, 12/21/2011, 11:10 AM
Egypt’s Islamic Extremists Claim Landslide Win

Egypt’s Islamic Extremists Claim Landslide Win

Egypt’s largest Islamic extremist parties claim they won nearly 70 percent of the votes in the second round of elections. Iran is happy. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/19/2011, 11:48 AM
Deadly Clashes Continue in Cairo

Deadly Clashes Continue in Cairo

Egyptians on Sunday entered a third day of deadly clashes between protesters and government forces in Cairo's Tahrir Square.Chana Ya'ar, 12/18/2011, 3:37 PM
Egypt Heads to Polls for Round 2

Egypt Heads to Polls for Round 2

Egyptians are heading to the polls for round two of their parliamentary elections.Chana Ya'ar, 12/14/2011, 1:02 PM
Muslim Brotherhood Takes Elections by Storm

Muslim Brotherhood Takes Elections by Storm

Islamist parties are expected to control Cairo's parliament by the spring with the Muslim Brotherhood projected to be in the driver's seat.Gabe Kahn., 12/1/2011, 7:19 PM
‘US Democracy’ Set to Elect Muslim Brotherhood

‘US Democracy’ Set to Elect Muslim Brotherhood

For the second time in six years, the United States urges Mideast elections, and for the second time, a terrorist party is likely to win. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/28/2011, 12:14 PM
Will Egypt's Military Ruler Seek Election?

Will Egypt's Military Ruler Seek Election?

A previously unknown political group has started a campaign for Egypt's military ruler, Hussein Tantawi, to seek the presidency in 2013.Gabe Kahn., 10/27/2011, 1:14 AM
Egypt Sets November 28 as Election Day

Egypt Sets November 28 as Election Day

Cairo's caretaker junta has said elections for a new government, expected to take place in stages, will being November 28.Gabe Kahn., 9/27/2011, 7:40 PM
Egypt Transitional Govt Appoints New-Old Gove

Egypt Transitional Govt Appoints New-Old Gove

Egypt's transitional government this month appointed 15 new governors, but grassroots citizens are still not satisfied.Chana Ya'ar, 8/15/2011, 10:05 PM
Egyptians Riot in Cairo Court

Egyptians Riot in Cairo Court

Egyptians rioted in a Cairo courtroom after a judge freed 10 police officers accused of killing protesters during the revolution. Chana Ya'ar, 7/5/2011, 3:16 AM
Egypt's Islamist Candidate

Egypt's Islamist Candidate

While the Muslim Brotherhood has promised not to field a candidate, a senior member of the group will run as an independent.Maayana Miskin, 5/13/2011, 12:11 PM
 Muslim Brotherhood Forms Party

Muslim Brotherhood Forms Party

The Muslim Brotherhood has formed a new political party and is campaigning to win up to half of the seats in the Egyptian parliament in September.Chana Ya'ar, 5/1/2011, 2:30 PM