The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters ruled that leaders in former President Hosni Mubarak’s National Democratic Party cannot run in presidential, parliamentary, or council elections. The court found that the
A referendum on a set of proposed amendments to nine major articles in the Egyptian Constitution was held today. While the referendum was generally characterized as peaceful, Mohamed ElBaradei and
Amid the ongoing protests nationwide, Christiane Amanpour interviewed President Hosni Mubarak. In the interview, Mubarak justified his staying in office, claiming that “If [he resigns] today, there will be chaos.
President Hosni Mubarak ordered tanks and troops in Egypt to enforce a curfew (6pm-7am) in Cairo, Alexandria, and Suez as clashes continued between police and protesters. In Cairo especially, protesters
Opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei arrived in Cairo, stating that “[now is the time] to see a new regime” and calling for a “peaceful transition.” In the third day of street
Mass country-wide protests entered their second day, with demonstrators and police clashes resulting in four deaths by early morning today. The protesters have vowed to remain in Tahrir Square in
Today saw the second stage of the Shura Council elections, with all required run-off elections being held. There were reports that security forces intervened in electoral processes on behalf of