Egyptians slow to vote on extra day

2014-05-28 10:19

Egyptians have been slow to vote on a hastily added third day of a presidential election after lower-than-expected threatened to damage the credibility of the man widely forecast to win.

Egyptian voters back new charter

2014-01-16 18:56

The ballot count shows an overwhelming majority voted for Egypt's new constitution.

West calls for election after Morsi ouster

2013-07-04 12:54

Western powers have called for restraint and a swift return to democracy in Egypt after the army toppled Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, detaining him and his top aides.

US intervenes amid fear of Egypt implosion

2013-07-03 09:04

The Obama administration, fearing a political-military implosion in Egypt, has abandoned its hands-off approach and delivered pointed warnings to the country's three main players.

Egypt's ElBaradei - boycott election

2013-02-23 14:31

A top Egyptian opposition figure, Mohamed ElBaradei, has called for a boycott of upcoming parliamentary elections.

Tensions soar in Egypt

2012-06-23 16:10

Tensions are soaring in Egypt a day before the result of a divisive presidential election is revealed and as the Muslim Brotherhood fought over what it sees as a military power grab.

Tensions spike over Mubarak successor

2012-06-20 11:26

The uncertainty over the health of ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak comes amid new political upheaval, with both candidates in a presidential vote claiming victory.

Military set to stay in power in Egypt

2012-06-15 10:21

The stage has been set for the military and remnants of the old regime to stay in power after Hosni Mubarak-appointed judges dissolved parliament and ruled his former prime minister eligible for the presidential election.

Sabbahi can surprise Egypt

2012-05-20 21:30

Egyptian presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabbahi rolls into the village of Dakarnas with a retinue of enthusiastic young supporters who are convinced their underdog candidate can surprise the nation.

10 Egyptian hopefuls barred from race

2012-04-14 22:41

The head of Egypt's election commission says 10 presidential hopefuls, including the country's ex-spy chief and key Islamists have been disqualified from running.


Weaker turnout in Egypt's 2nd day of voting

2014-05-27 13:35

The government and media outlets in Egypt have urged voters to the polls on the second and final day of the country’s presidential election, amid a sign of a weaker-than-expected turnout in the balloting.

US envoy in Egypt seeks peace, democracy

2013-07-15 10:53

A US official is in Cairo to press for a return to elected government following Mohammed Morsi's overthrow, as the Islamist leader's supporters and opponents readied rival rallies.

Army chief emerges as new Egypt strongman

2013-07-03 10:20

Army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is emerging as Egypt's strongman amid the turmoil sweeping the country, is desperate to end the crisis but without military rule, experts say.

Egypt to probe election complaints

2013-06-22 16:24

An Egyptian election commission will look into complaints by presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq alleging irregularities in last year's vote, which he narrowly lost.

Egypt top judges override boycott

2012-12-03 20:14

Egypt's Supreme Judicial Council says it would delegate judges to oversee a referendum on a controversial draft constitution, overriding calls for a boycott.

Egypt media demonises Muslim Brotherhood

2012-06-22 12:04

Egypt's media is demonising the Muslim Brotherhood as the state's worst enemy, claiming the fundamentalist group plans to plunge the country into chaos.

Egypt army to hand over power at end-June

2012-06-18 14:50

Egypt's ruling military council will hold a ceremony to hand over power to the country's newly elected president at the end of June, a report says.

ElBaradei: Egypt has 'long way to go'

2012-05-24 17:14

Mohamed ElBaradei has hailed the end of "the culture of fear" as Egyptians voted for their first democratically elected president.

Cairo calm again after deadly clashes

2012-05-05 11:00

A Cairo district that witnessed deadly clashes between protesters and soldiers near the defence ministry is calm after an overnight curfew.

Egypt: 40% undecided ahead of vote

2012-04-14 16:00

Nearly 40% of Egyptian voters are undecided less than six weeks before the first presidential election since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, a poll has found.

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