Egypt: Presidential polls set for March

The Egyptian National Election Authority (NEA) Monday set March 28-29 for the presidential polls that incumbent leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is expected to dominate after his likely main challenger Ahmed Shafiq threw in the towel on Sunday. The commission led Read more

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