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Dina Ezzat elbows in on the action In two weeks the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) is due to announce the final list of presidential candidates. Of the 23 officially registered, three or four might have to exit the race, among them Salafist
An Egyptian court has ruled that an ultra-conservative preacher is eligible to contest May's presidential election. The country's electoral commission had said it had evidence that Hazem Abu Ismail's mother was a US citizen. In Egypt candidates for
An ultraconservative Islamist group on Saturday put forward a fundamentalist cleric as its candidate in Egypt's upcoming presidential elections after reports surfaced that a leading Islamist candidate currently in the race may be disqualified.
Egypt's electoral commission said on Saturday it had received verification that the mother of a leading Salafi presidential candidate had US citizenship, a status that will likely disqualify him from the race. On Saturday, the high electoral
Egypt's election commission confirmed Thursday that the mother of a popular Islamist presidential hopeful was an American citizen, effectively disqualifying him from the race and likely boosting the chances of the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate.
Egypt's presidential election commission confirmed Thursday that the mother of a popular Islamist presidential hopeful was an American citizen, effectively disqualifying him from the race. The announcement Thursday follows days
Hazem Salah Abu Ismail's message has moved from the mosque to the masses in the year since Hosni Mubarak was swept from power, helped by a campaign which to date appears one of the best funded. His posters are everywhere, put up by dedicated
An Egyptian cleric long associated with the Muslim Brotherhood has declared his candidacy in this year's presidential elections, three months after the organization first said it would not put up a candidate for president. The MB has sought to allay