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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.

Egypt's former PM won't run for president

Egyptian presidential hopeful deported from UAE

Former Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq, who intends to run for the presidency, deported from UAE days after announcing his candidacy.

Egyptian presidential hopeful deported from UAE

Former Egyptian PM claims he was barred from leaving UAE

Hours after announcing plans to run for president, former Egyptian PM Ahmed Shafiq claims UAE barred him from leaving the country.

Former Egyptian PM claims he was barred from leaving UAE

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.

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

Egypt Orders Arrest of Former PM Shafiq

Egyptian authorities order the arrest of Mubarak's last prime minister, Ahmed Shafiq, on charges of corruption.

Egypt Orders Arrest of Former PM Shafiq

Egypt Morsi Rival Shafiq on Watchlist

Egypt has issued a travel ban against former presidential rival and candidate Ahmed Shafiq.

Egypt Places Morsi Rival Shafiq on Watchlist

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.

Tension Rises as Cairo Awaits Presidential Announcement

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.

Report: Shafiq to be Declared Egypt's President

Shafiq Reclaims Victory, Attacks Brotherhood

Ahmed Shafiq repeats his claim of victory in presidential runoff, accuses the Muslim Brotherhood of "playing games."

Shafiq Reclaims Victory, Attacks Brotherhood

Egypt Delays Announcement of Presidential Results

Egypt's election commission delays the announcement of presidential results, looks into appeals over vote counting.

Egypt Delays Announcement of Presidential Results

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.

Mubarak on Life Support As Egypt Waits for His Replacement

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.

Egypt's Supreme Military Council Issues Decree, 'New Powers'

Brotherhood Claims Victory in Election

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood claims its candidate, Mohammed Morsi, won the presidential runoff with 51.8% of the votes.

Egypt: Brotherhood Claims Victory in Presidential Election

'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.

'Low Turnout' in Egypt

Egypt: Brotherhood Pins Hopes on Elections

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood pins its hopes on weekend elections to salvage its waning political fortunes.

Egypt: Brotherhood Pins Hopes on Presidential Elections

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.

Muslim Brotherhood's Morsi 'Respects' Court's Decision

Egypt: Court Dissolves Parliament Days before Poll

Muslim Brotherhood calls decision "a complete coup" erasing the achievements of the rebellion against Mubarak.

Egypt: Court Dissolves Parliament 2 Days before Elections

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.

Shafiq, Brotherhood Attack One Another As Runoff Approaches

Thousands Protest Against Mubarak-Era Candidate

Thousands demonstrate in Egypt to demand that Ahmed Shafiq be banned from a run-off presidential election.

Thousands Protest in Egypt Against Mubarak-Era Candidate

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.

Report: Israel Intensifies Security Along Border with Egypt

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.

Prosecutor Appeals, Says Mubarak Deserves to Die

‘Muslim Brotherhood will Terrorize Christians'

Presidential candidate Shafiq hits Muslim Brothers twice: "They think Palestine’s the capital of Egypt, would intimidate Christians."

‘Muslim Brotherhood will Terrorize Christians,’ Warns 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.

Egypt: Thousands Protest Against Mubarak-Era Candidate

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.

Egypt: Brotherhood Candidate and Former PM to Run-Off Round

Egyptian Candidate 'Ready to Visit Israel'

Egyptian presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq says he would be ready to visit Israel if it proves good intentions.

Egyptian Presidential Candidate 'Ready to Visit Israel'

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.

Egypt Allows Mubarak's Former PM to Run for President

Anti-Mubarak Law Disqualifies Another Candidate

Egypt’s election commission disqualifies Ahmed Shafiq, Mubarak's former prime minister, from running for the presidency.

Egypt's Anti-Mubarak Law Disqualifies Yet Another Candidate