ARTICLES RELATING TO EGYPT 2018 ELECTIONS

US keen to work with Egypt's re-elected Sisi

2018-04-03 13:23

The United States wants to build on its "strategic partnership" with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the State Department has said, despite its concerns over political freedom in his country.

Egypt's Sisi wins second term with 96.9% of vote: state media

2018-03-31 09:29

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has won a second term with 96.9% of valid votes, state media reported, raising a previous tally from the preliminary count.

Egypt's six presidents: all but one military men

2018-03-29 23:19

With the re-election of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, all of Egypt's six presidents bar one have been from the ranks of the military, which overthrew the monarchy in 1952.

Egyptian media say election turnout was around 40%

2018-03-29 16:03

Egypt's pro-government media say preliminary results of this week's presidential election show a landslide win for President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, who faced no serious challenge, and a turnout hovering around 40%.

Egypt votes on final day, with all eyes on turnout

2018-03-28 16:33

Egyptians are voting on the final day of an election that is virtually guaranteed to hand a second four-year term to President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi

Egyptians vote for a second day amid signs of low turnout

2018-03-27 19:01

Turnout appeared low as Egyptians have voted on the second day of an election that President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is virtually certain to win, after all serious rivals were either arrested or intimidated into dropping out

Egyptians to vote Monday, Sisi re-election guaranteed

2018-03-24 10:00

Egyptians will choose their next president in elections starting Monday, with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi expected to easily secure a second four-year term.

Egypt: repression under the Sisi regime

2018-03-22 12:41

The army's ouster of Egypt's first democratically elected civilian president, Mohammed Morsi, in July 2013 has led to a general clampdown under the regime of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Egypt election sacrifices democracy for stability

2018-03-20 16:01

With upcoming election, Egypt breaks with most pretense of democratic process, insisting stability is the priority.

Egyptians abroad vote in presidential elections

2018-03-19 08:53

Thousands of Egyptian expatriates have headed to polling stations across the world to cast their ballots in the presidential elections.

 

Egypt's election produces surprise runner-up: Invalid votes

2018-04-03 11:35

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi's victory in last week's election was never in doubt, but the vote has produced a surprise runner-up - an unusually large number of invalid ballots.

Sisi, Egypt's undisputed leader and 'father figure'

2018-03-30 07:35

With his trademark black sunglasses and blanket media presence, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, elected this week to a second term in office, projects an air of benign paternalism.

Egypt's Sisi wins second term with 92% of vote: state media

2018-03-29 21:18

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been reelected for a second term with 92% of the vote, preliminary results showed, but turnout of just 40% dented his push for popular legitimacy.

Egyptians wrap up voting, with all eyes on turnout

2018-03-29 10:06

Egyptians have finished voting on the final day of an election that is virtually guaranteed to hand a second four-year term to President Abdel-Fattah a-Sisi

Egypt tries to boost voter turnout with incentives, threats

2018-03-28 06:01

Officials are using a mixture of incentives, bullying and cajoling to try to boost turnout in Egypt's election.

Egypt holds 2nd day of presidential election; outcome known

2018-03-27 11:30

Egyptians are voting for a second day in a lackluster election that President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is virtually certain to win after all serious rivals were either arrested or intimidated into dropping out of the balloting.

In Egypt's impoverished south, Sisi is voters' only choice

2018-03-23 21:38

In the Egyptian village of Abu Shosha, far south of Cairo, residents hit hard by economic hardships are planning to vote for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in elections starting on Monday.

Egyptians who took part in Arab Spring say voting useless

2018-03-21 14:55

As banners supporting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's bid for a second term fill Cairo's streets, some who participated in the 2011 democratic uprising say they will boycott this month's "predetermined" elections.

Cairo voters back native son Sisi despite economic woes

2018-03-19 20:14

In Cairo's El-Gamaleya neighbourhood where Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi grew up, residents reeling from rising prices plan to support the incumbent in this month's presidential election despite economic woes.

Egypt sees tourism rebound ahead of vote

2018-03-17 10:12

Egypt is seeing a promising rebound in tourism following devastating jihadist attacks, in welcome news to the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as he seeks re-election this month.

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