Presidential candidates

Deadline for receiving presidential election applications 2 pm
Egypt

Deadline for receiving presidential election applications 2 pm

The National Elections Commission (NEC) will stop at 2 pm on Monday receiving applications from presidential hopefuls for the upcoming…
Shafiq backtracks on presidential bid as election timetable to be announced
Egypt

Shafiq backtracks on presidential bid as election timetable to be announced

Former Prime Minister¬†Ahmed Shafiq has backtracked on his decision to run for president of Egypt, saying in a Twitter post…
The ultimate necessity of presidential candidates
Egypt

The ultimate necessity of presidential candidates

Hamdeen Sabbahi cleverly refrained from running in the presidential election, instead backing Ahmed Shafik, who represented the opposition spectrum. Shafik’s…
The seven official FIFA presidential candidates
World

The seven official FIFA presidential candidates

AFP Sport profiles the seven candidates for the FIFA presidency confirmed by football's governing body on Wednesday: Prince Ali bin al…
American Muslims fear a new wave of Islamophobia
Life & Style

American Muslims fear a new wave of Islamophobia

Muslim Americans responded with a mix of frustration, exasperation and anger to what many see as a growing wave of…
State Council: Presidential election law reviewed, sent to president
Egypt

State Council: Presidential election law reviewed, sent to president

Presidential election was revised and was sent on Monday to interim President Adly Mansour, said Magdy El-Agaty, vice president of…
Shafiq denies stroke rumors, says supporters would respect election results
Egypt

Shafiq denies stroke rumors, says supporters would respect election results

Presidential candidate and former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq denied on Wednesday rumors that he had suffered a stroke or been…
The junta and the dilemma of a macho president
Opinion

The junta and the dilemma of a macho president

With a stroke of a pen, the Presidential Elections Commission managed to disappoint and deeply frustrate many Egyptians. For after…
Omar Suleiman will announce presidential bid next week, sources say
Egypt

Omar Suleiman will announce presidential bid next week, sources say

Sources close to former Vice President Omar Suleiman said he told close associates during a meeting at his home last…
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