Today, a week after the last vote was cast for the president of Egypt, results were announced. Muhammed Morsi of the Freedom and Justice Party won over Ahmed Shafiq. Muslim
Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and other political groups continued their Tahrir Square sit-in today, reflecting “fears that Egypt’s military rulers were plotting to hijack presidential election results” in favor
The second day of the presidential runoff election began today between Ahmed Shafiq and Muhammed Morsi. Whichever candidate achieves a majority of the votes will become president of Egypt. The
The Supreme Constitutional Court ruled to dissolve the parliamentary People’s Assembly today, declaring that one-third of the body was elected in an unconstitutional manner with respect to Egypt’s 1971 constitution.
The second day of the 2012 presidential election began today. As the voting progressed the Muslim Brotherhood quickly claimed that the candidate for the Freedom and Justice Party, Muhammed Morsi,
Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq, appointed by former President Hosni Mubarak days before he left office, resigned today. Shafiq will be replaced by Essam Sharaf, a former transportation minister under Mubarak.
President Mubarak dismissed the government led by Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif, announcing “I have asked the government to resign and tomorrow there will be a new government…[to take steps to]