As of 2010, there was a strong feeling among the general public that Egypt was approaching a major political, social and cultural overhaul. It was a sentiment that had begun to take root earlier, in 2004. But by 2010, after 30 years in power, the time had come for the …
An unexecuted verdict by Egypt’s highest judicial court—that would see a member of parliament’s membership nullified—has raised concerns about the parliament’s commitment to abiding by the Constitution.
With the Muslim Brotherhood routed, grassroots activists imprisoned or facing arrest, growing media censorship, and repression of journalists and human rights activists, Egypt’s smaller opposition political parties remain one of the few formally tolerated avenues of opposition.
Following the elections to select the leaders of the internal committees in Egypt’s House of representatives held on Saturday, the “Support Egypt” parliamentary coalition won the majority of the leading posts, according to state-owned Ahram Online.
CAIRO: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi called on voters Wednesday to elect “honorable” candidates in the municipal elections, and on trade unions to serve their members without exercising politics.
Coptic businessman Naguib Sawiris has launched the most vicious attack on the regime of Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi and directed bitter criticisms at the political, economic and security conditions in the country. This came during the speech Sawiris delivered at the general annual conference of the Liberal Egyptians Party, which he …
Anatomy of an election – How Egypt’s 2015 parliament was elected to maintain loyalty to the president
On the first day of the new year Hazem Abdel Azim, a former official with Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s presidential campaign, published what he called “a testament to the truth of the president’s parliament.” In it, he offered details that for the first time exposed the role of the General Intelligence Agency in …
Parliament’s most volatile father-son duo could soon become the next faces to replaces in the parliament, just two months after it was convened.
The “Real Alternative’ political stream is not calling for the ouster of Al-Sisi, but rather to unite all democratic political powers inside Egypt, says Sabahi.
Complaints about Egypt’s recent parliamentary elections could indicate either electoral bias or just sour grapes, depending on whom you ask.