Ahmed Shafiq

News for Ahmed Shafiq

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

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, 10/01/2014 03:13
Egypt Orders Arrest of Former PM Shafiq

Egypt Orders Arrest of Former PM Shafiq

Egyptian authorities order the arrest of Mubarak's last prime minister, Ahmed Shafiq, on charges of corruption.Elad Benari, 12/09/2012 11:37
Egypt Morsi Rival Shafiq on Watchlist

Egypt Morsi Rival Shafiq on Watchlist

Egypt has issued a travel ban against former presidential rival and candidate Ahmed Shafiq.Chana Ya'ar, 29/08/2012 18:04
Tension Rises as Cairo Awaits New President

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, 24/06/2012 12:47
Report: Shafiq to be Declared Egypt's President

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, 23/06/2012 00:19
Shafiq Reclaims Victory, Attacks Brotherhood

Shafiq Reclaims Victory, Attacks Brotherhood

Ahmed Shafiq repeats his claim of victory in presidential runoff, accuses the Muslim Brotherhood of "playing games."Elad Benari, 22/06/2012 05:14
Egypt Delays Announcement of Presidential Results

Egypt Delays Announcement of Presidential Results

Egypt's election commission delays the announcement of presidential results, looks into appeals over vote counting.Elad Benari, 21/06/2012 04:46
Mubarak on Life Support While Candidates Wait

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, 20/06/2012 10:28
Egypt's Military Council Seizes 'New Powers'

Egypt's Military Council Seizes 'New Powers'

Egypt's supreme military council has declared sweeping new powers for itself despite a two-day presidential run-off election. Chana Ya'ar, 18/06/2012 19:50
Brotherhood Claims Victory in Election

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, 18/06/2012 05:49
'Low Turnout' in Egypt

'Low Turnout' in Egypt

In first day of second round of elections, voter turnout is lower than in the first day of the first round.Gil Ronen, 16/06/2012 23:20
Egypt: Brotherhood Pins Hopes on Elections

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, 16/06/2012 01:36
Morsi 'Respects' Court's Decision

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, 15/06/2012 04:44
Egypt: Court Dissolves Parliament Days before Poll

Egypt: Court Dissolves Parliament Days before Poll

Muslim Brotherhood calls decision "a complete coup" erasing the achievements of the rebellion against Mubarak.Gil Ronen, 14/06/2012 21:29
Shafiq, Brotherhood Attack One Another

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, 11/06/2012 06:15
Thousands Protest Against Mubarak-Era Candidate

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, 09/06/2012 01:55
Israel Intensifies Security Along Egypt Border

Israel Intensifies Security Along Egypt Border

Israel has intensified security on its border with Egypt in the wake of Mubarak's verdict, security sources in the Sinai say.Elad Benari, 04/06/2012 06:14
Prosecutor Appeals, Says Mubarak Deserves to Die

Prosecutor Appeals, Says Mubarak Deserves to Die

Egypt’s chief prosecutor is appealing the life sentence for Mubarak, whom he wants sentenced to death for the killing of protesters.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 03/06/2012 20:32
‘Muslim Brotherhood will Terrorize Christians'

‘Muslim Brotherhood will Terrorize Christians'

Presidential candidate Shafiq hits Muslim Brothers twice: "They think Palestine’s the capital of Egypt, would intimidate Christians."Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 03/06/2012 19:07
Thousands Protest Against Mubarak-Era Candidate

Thousands Protest Against Mubarak-Era Candidate

Thousands of people in Egypt demand that Ahmed Shafiq, a former senior Mubarak official, be disqualified from the presidential runoff.Elad Benari, Canada, 02/06/2012 00:38
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, 25/05/2012 22:22
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, 03/05/2012 05:14
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, 26/04/2012 04:13
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, 25/04/2012 04:14