Egypt Polls

  • US alarm as Egypt Army undermines election result 19-06-2012 03:41 PM

    Cairo: The United States expressed alarm that its proteges in the Egyptian Army were abusing hopes for democracy by ordering more military rule just as the Muslim Brotherhood was claiming victory in the country's first free presidential election. The Islamists' self-assurance was contested by the other candidate in the run-off...
  • Egypt polls: A puppet government in the offing? 19-06-2012 11:25 AM

    Even as the Muslim Brotherhood claims that it has won the landmark elections, it won't be real victory for the civilian President-to-be as the military council strips the President of any real powers through its latest decree. ...
  • Egypt polls: Muslim Brotherhood claims victory 19-06-2012 07:59 AM

    Cairo: Egypt's agonised passage from revolution to democracy was in limbo on Monday, as the Muslim Brotherhood claimed victory in a presidential election while the generals who took over from Hosni Mubarak decreed it was they who would keep power for now. That drew a sharp rebuke from Washington, long...
  • Voters queue in Egypt's first post-Mubarak polls 28-11-2011 05:58 PM

    Cairo: Shaking off years of political apathy, Egyptians turned out in long lines at voting stations on Monday in their nation's first parliamentary elections since Hosni Mubarak's ouster, a giant step toward what they hope will be a democracy after decades of dictatorship. The landmark election has already been overshadowed...
  • Egypt heads for historic vote in turmoil 28-11-2011 08:05 AM

    Cairo: Egyptians prepared to vote on Monday in the first elections since Hosni Mubarak's ouster, a milestone many hoped would usher in a democratic age after decades of dictatorship. Instead, the polling is already marred by turmoil in the streets and the population is sharply polarised and confused over the...