Egypt: Presidential hopeful sued for announcing candidacy on al-Jazeera

Egypt’s former Premier and presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafiq will face a case in court over announcement of his likely candidacy for 2018 presidential elections on Doha-based al Jazeera. A lawyer is suing the former army senior officer and premier for Read more

Egypt: Army Colonel in custody for proclaiming candidacy

Legal authorities have detained a senior army official Saturday after he announced on social media his intention to run for next year presidential elections, likely against army commander and President al-Sisi. Colonel Ahmed Konsowa according to his lawyer Asaad Heikal Read more