04/15/2014 . By TIMEP

A court in in Alexandria ruled today that Egypt’s Supreme Election Commission cannot accept nominations from the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the Muslim Brotherhood’s political wing. The decision came

07/11/2013 . By TIMEP

Two US Navy ships that were patrolling in the Middle East moved closer to Egypt’s Red Sea coast. The USS San Antonio and USS Kearsage were moved in order to

06/27/2013 . By TIMEP

Starting late in the day on June 26 and continuing through June 27, the Egyptian army deployed around Cairo to secure key government buildings and installations. At least one source says that

04/10/2012 . By TIMEP

The Supreme Administrative Court struck down the newly elected Constituent Assembly today. The body’s formation was challenged under a 1994 Supreme Constitutional Court ruling which had been interpreted to forbid

03/24/2012 . By TIMEP

Today the People’s Assembly and the Shura Council completed the process of selecting the Constituent Assembly, the body responsible for writing a new constitution for Egypt. The 100-person body will be

02/28/2012 . By TIMEP

The Shura Council met for the first time today. The body elected Ahmed Fahmi of the Freedom and Justice Party as its speaker.

02/22/2012 . By TIMEP

Today saw the last day of voting as run-off elections for the Shura Council took place in Giza, Qalyubia, Sharqia, Beheira, Kafr El-Sheikh, Ismailia, Port Said, Suez, Matruh, Beni Suef,

01/30/2012 . By TIMEP

Today marked the second day of Shura Council elections in Cairo, Alexandria, Gharbia, Dakahlia, Monofeya, Damietta, North Sinai, South Sinai, Fayoum, Asyut, Qena, the Red Sea and the New Valley.

01/25/2012 . By TIMEP

Marking the first anniversary of the 2011 uprising that deposed former President Hosni Mubarak, thousands of Egyptians today crowded Tahrir Square. The ideological divide in the country was evident in

01/23/2012 . By TIMEP

The newly elected People’s Assembly met for the first time today. One of the first actions of the Freedom and Justice Party-dominated parliamentary body was to elect a speaker. Mohammed