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The dispute over Cairo's street names comes as Egypt's relations with Turkey deteriorate. Relations worsened after the Egyptian Army backed a popular uprising against Islamist President Muhammad Morsi in 2013. Since then, Cairo and Ankara have faced several issues, including Egypt accusing Turkey ...
Sisi was firm in his threats during the Jan. 31 opening of the Zohr gas field in western Port Said when he said, "I am not a politician. Whoever wants to bring chaos to Egypt has to get rid of me first. If any evil force thinks of messing with Egypt's security, I will ask for a second authorization from the Egyptians.

Known to belong to a traditional society, Egyptians have for decades been well framed and politically mobilized by state media. Since its emergence, however, social media has constituted a clear challenge to routine state media practices. Although both channels work on the mission of mobilizing citizens, ...
Head of Egypt's Reform and Development Party Mohammed Anwar al-Sadat called on television hosts and owners of satellite TV channels to receive members of Egypt's political opposition - which incorporates politicians, writers, and intellectuals - to express their opinions on the policies of the ruling ...
Egyptian security officials say police have arrested a senior Islamist politician over allegations that he had contacts with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. ... CAIRO (AP) -- A senior Islamist leader detained over alleged links to Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group was referred to state security ...

In November terrorists killed more than 300 people at a North Sinai mosque, the deadliest attack in Egypt's modern history. No one ... "Don't think of trying these things with us. I am no politician. I'm not a man of words," he said. It was an unmistakable threat. Yet it may reveal more weakness than strength.
"This article states that Egypt's political system is based on political diversity and the peaceful rotation of power," said Qoura. "We hope that if President Al-Sisi wins he will work closely with political parties towards activating this article." Akmal Qortam, head of the Conservatives Party, told the Weekly that ...
The Strong Egypt party announced it was suspending activities and said the arrests marked "a complete closure by the ruling regime of political life in Egypt". The party said it holds Egypt's government responsible for Abol Fotouh's safety. Egypt's electoral commission has vowed to conduct the vote ...
The incumbent, general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, is virtually certain to win the March vote, his only challenger an obscure politician and one of his most ... "Seven years after Egypt's 2011 uprising, the government has made a mockery of the basic rights for which protesters fought," it added.
"Egypt's allies should speak out publicly now to denounce these farcical elections, rather than continue with largely unquestioning support for a government presiding over the country's worst human rights crisis in decades," the groups said. The United States, European Union, and European states, which ...
The issue even made its way to Egypt's House of Representatives, with politician Mustafa Bakri claiming the show 'deliberately abused' Egyptian women, portraying them as 'treacherous and distasteful'. He said: 'The Egyptian parliament will not remain silent on insulting Egyptian women.' SNL Arabia ...
In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency Mena, Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right, and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meet ... The incumbent, general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, is virtually certain to win the March vote, his only challenger an obscure politician and ...
Egyptians will head to the polls March 26-28 to cast their votes in a presidential election that critics in and outside of Egypt have branded a "sham." political analysts say the ... Moussa Mustafa Moussa, the rival contender in question, is a little-known politician who heads the centrist Al Ghad Party. Moussa's ...
The New Arab spoke to renowned Egyptian artist Hamza Namira, an icon in the Arab World whose song, "Issmy masr", My name is Egypt, was a national hit.
Egypt's presidential election is a "referendum with guaranteed results" for President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, according to a leading opposition figure. In an interview with Al ... The vote sees Sisi running for re-election against Moussa Moustafa Moussa, a little-known, pro-Sisi politician. Moussa, leader of the ...
Despite all their Fire and Fury, Egypt's politicians have failed to address the American voters' most pragmatic question: how does giving money to Egypt serve American interests? History shows the aid to Egypt has protected American interests immensely. Egypt was the first country to strike a peace deal ...

"The European Parliament … calls for the end to all acts of violence, incitement and hate speech, reminding the Egyptian government that the universal protection of human rights and long-term prosperity go hand in hand," it said. A sharp rise in executions has taken place in Egypt since President Abdel ...
Moussa Mostafa, a little-known Egyptian politician and a staunch supporter of President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi, has said his bid to challenge the former general in presidential elections is not a face saver. In January, Mostafa, the head of the small al-Ghad Party, filed a last-minute bid for the March vote, ...
Egypt's general prosecution has ordered an official investigation into a number of opposition politicians who are boycotting next month's presidential election, as President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi looks set to extend his term. Nabil Sadeq, Egypt's prosecutor general, said in a statement on Monday that 13 ...
The accused individuals include former presidential candidate and leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi. The lawsuit demands the authorities ... The commission announced that the 2018 presidential election would begin abroad on 16 March and on 26 March within Egypt. The election abroad will take place ...
Egypt's National Electoral Authority announced on Tuesday the preliminary list of candidates for the presidential elections scheduled for the end of March, ... Speaking at a press conference, Abu Shoka indicated that Sisi is not responsible for politicians' "reluctance to engage in political life, the blame ...
Its decline speaks to the restless state of the modern Middle East, and the decline in Egypt's influence over it today. Arabic is sometimes ... After all, even educated Egyptian politicians happily sprinkle debates with more dialect than their counterparts in the gulf or Morocco. Writers do too. Throughout the ...
Last-Minute Candidate Mousa Mostafa Mousa to Run in Egypt's 2018 Presidential elections. Egyptian Streets ... Egyptian politician and chairperson of the al-Ghad Party Mousa Mostafa Mousa submits his presidential candidacy papers minutes before the closure of the candidacy nomination period.
The cartoon bear, according to Ghonim, would be a better option than politicians who are corrupt and disliked. In the current Egyptian context, the bear would be made of Egyptian cotton and it would be better than "a background actor coming to play a role in the comical play that is the [Egyptian] election," ...
25, 2011, an uprising was initiated that prompted millions of Egyptians to demonstrate against former President Hosni Mubarak and his regime, and that eventually led many Egyptians, ... Mohammed Nosseir, a liberal politician from Egypt, is a strong advocate of political participation and economic freedom.
24 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian presidential hopeful Khaled Ali announced Wednesday his withdrawal from the 2018 presidential elections "due to the lack of guarantees of fair electoral ... Ali, a prominent opposition politician and lawyer, announced in November last year his intention to join the presidential race.
In a statement marking the 7th anniversary of Egypt's 25 January Revolution, Senator John McCain, the Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, ... "Seven years ago this week," explained the Republican politician, "the Egyptian people inspired the world with their nonviolent revolution that ...
The upcoming presidential elections, scheduled on 16, 17 and 18 March, are Egypt's third since the January 25 uprising. The latest was held in 2014, resulting in Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi assuming office after he secured 96 percent of the vote, beating his sole competitor, leftist politician and ...
Egyptian dissident politician Ayman Nour, owner and manager of Al-Sharq TV, was accused by the channel's staff and general assembly of "robbing" ... of the party's president, Fouad Serageldin, and then he joined the Egypt's Party, where he was elected as president, and then he founded the Tomorrow ...
Egypt's National elections Authority (NEA) said on Saturday that 650,000 endorsements have been submitted by citizens nationwide for around 23 ... held in 2014, where Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi secured 96 percent of the vote over his sole competitor, leftist politician and leader of the Egyptian Popular Current ...
We Egyptians often want the entire world to fully comply with our perspective, and when this isn't the case we cease our political efforts until other countries adhere to our political ... Mohammed Nosseir, a liberal politician from Egypt, is a strong advocate of political participation and economic freedom.
advocacy groups this week once again urged Vice President Pence to raise Egypt's anti-LGBT crackdown when he visits the country. ... risks emboldening the Egyptian government's assault on LGBTQ people and Pence will -- once again -- reaffirm his position as one of the most anti-LGBTQ politicians in ...
Egypt's National elections Commission (NEC) started on Saturday receiving the documents that are necessary for presidential hopefuls to submit in order to be allowed to run for ... Sisi won the 2014 elections with a sweeping 96 percent, after beating his only competitor Hamdeen Sabahi, a leftist politician.
Egypt's recent Cabinet reshuffle raises questions about how ministers come to be appointed to the highest ranks of government. To be able to understand the mechanism of shortlisting candidates for ministerial positions, we need to learn more about the relationship between the Egyptian state and its ...
Under the Constitution, any would-be candidate must have formal "recommendations" from at least 20 politicians or 25,000 support signatures from voters, with a minimum of 1,000 each from 15 of Egypt's 29 provinces. More than 500 of Egypt's 596 MPs have already endorsed Sisi. Others who have voiced ...
Almost every Egyptian has some kind of connection, a relation, a bond with Turkey, and every Turk with Egypt. This brotherhood-based ... The press should make it their job to make their voices heard around the world and urge the politicians of the two countries to act in this regard. Pointing out that certain ...
However, over 500 MPs, including House speaker Ali Abdel-Aal, have signed endorsements supporting his candidature. El-Sisi received nearly 97 percent of the vote in the 2014 presidential elections, a two-man contest with leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi. Mansour had announced his intention to run in ...
Louza manifested that Egypt's international diplomacy relies on two elements; expatriates' voting and international monitoring of the Egyptian presidential ... He stressed that the historical Egyptian-Sudanese relationship is brotherly and strong, adding that both countries' politicians realize the importance of ...
Now the fate of one of Egypt's few opposition politicians hangs by a thread spun by Mr. Sabry. Khaled Ali, a leftist lawyer, is likely the only real challenger to President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in elections scheduled for March, even if few believe he can win. But his chances are further hampered by his conviction ...
More than 500 of Egypt's 596 lawmakers have signed "recommendations" for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to run for a second, four-year term in this ... Mohammed Anwar Sadat, an opposition politician who was thrown out of parliament last year, says he intends to run but complains of harassment by ...
Now, as he reinvents himself for Western audiences, some Egyptians wonder what has become of their revolutionary satirist. ... liberal Egyptian TV network gave Youssef his own programme, Al-Bernameg (The Show), which continued to parody news reporters as well as Egyptian celebrities and politicians.
Dali is also calling for the trials to be open to allow Egyptians and the international community to witness Egypt's fight against terrorism. ... In November, unidentified militants targeted a mosque in Sinai, leaving 311 people dead and dozens injured, triggering Egyptian politicians and lawmakers to intensify ...
Some officials even described atheism as one of the biggest threats facing Egypt. Today, local media claims that Egyptian society is facing a "moral panic" due to sexualized images in the media and an increase in homosexuality. Last month, politicians proposed a law that would criminalize homosexuality, ...
Mohamed Fahim Darwish, former head of Egypt's Criminal Court and an election expert, told Al-Ahram Weekly the "NEC will need to hold the 10-day ... Rabie expects leftist lawyer and human rights advocate Khaled Ali and liberal politician Mohamed Anwar Al-Sadat to announce their candidacies once the ...
Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Ghandour said on Friday that there are "Egyptian politicians" who do not want Sudan to be a powerful state, adding that those politicians do not realise that a powerful Sudan is in Egypt's interest. "I feel sorry for this, and we tell them that a powerful Sudan is ...
Others tried by the court in the same case, including leading Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah and politician and television presenter Tawfik Okasha, were ... Mursi, democratically elected after Egypt's 2011 revolution, was overthrown in mid-2013 by then-general Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, now the president, ...
The relationship between the Egyptian government and various international economic agencies is a very "hush-hush" one; meetings and dialogues between the two parties often take ... Mohammed Nosseir, a liberal politician from Egypt, is a strong advocate of political participation and economic freedom.
Opposition leader Amr Moussa, 76, a former Arab League secretary-general and Egyptian foreign minister, talks to Reuters during an interview in Cairo, April 29, 2013 file photo. ... Egypt's Former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafik hinted also for the second time his desire to exit the upcoming presidential race.
The case was against 2012 presidential candidates Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh and Hamdeen Sabahi; the nephew of assassinated Egyptian president Anwar Esmat al-Sadat, Mohamed Anwar Sadat; the current leader of the Constitution Party of Egypt, Khaled Dawoud; a member of the Coalition for ...


 

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