04/14/2012 . By TIMEP

The Supreme Presidential Election Commission disqualified 10 individuals intent on running for the presidency of Egypt for legal irregularities. The disqualified candidates were: Khairat el-Shater, Omar Suleiman, Mamdouh Outb, Hazem

02/11/2011 . By TIMEP

Mass protests continued across the country following President Hosni Mubarak’s speech late last night in which he continued to give no indication that he would leave office. In one notable

02/10/2011 . By TIMEP

The Egyptian prime minister formed a committee intended to gather evidence on “the illegitimate practices” that resulted from the events of recent weeks. The committee will receive reports from citizens

02/08/2011 . By TIMEP

A particularly large number of protesters turned out today to join those resident in Tahrir Square, with Al-Jazeera describing it as possibly the largest number of demonstrators in the Square

02/05/2011 . By TIMEP

The leadership of the National Democratic Party resigned from office, including Gamal Mubarak, Hosni Mubarak’s son (and increasingly apparent heir-presumptive). Hossam Badrawi, a perceived liberal member of the NDP, was

01/31/2011 . By TIMEP

The Egyptian military decided to recognize “the legitimacy of peaceful protests” and vowed not use force against demonstrators. Many took this as a sign of the military’s waning support for

01/29/2011 . By TIMEP

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]