Egypt parliament election start moved to April 22
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's parliamentary elections, previously scheduled to begin on April 27, have been brought forward to start on April 22, the presidential spokesman said on his Facebook page on Saturday. Members of Egypt's Coptic Christian minority ...
Egypt opposition leader calls for election boycott
Egypt's ElBaradei Calls for Election Boycott
Egypt's El Baradei urges election boycott
Egypt's Morsi changes parliamentary elections date
Egypt's President, Mohammed Morsi, has brought forward the start of the country's parliamentary elections, just days after announcing it. The first round of voting in Cairo and four other provinces will now be held on 22 April, rather than 27 April.
Egypt's April Vote Criticized as Port Said Rallies Escalate
Mohamed ElBaradei, a senior member of Egypt's opposition, urged supporters to boycott parliamentary elections set to begin in April, while President Mohamed Mursi adjusted the voting schedule after complaints over a clash with Easter for the Coptic ...
ElBaradei calls for Egypt vote boycott, poll date moved
Egypt's Supreme Court effectively dissolved the lower house of parliament in June 2012, when it struck down the laws that had governed the country's original November 2011-January 2012 vote. The Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) ...
Egypt president brings forward parliamentary elections
The decision came after members of Egypt's Coptic Christian minority had criticised the planned timing of the elections because some voting would take place during their Easter holiday. The change in schedule entailed date changes in all four stages of ...
British Man Drowns At Egypt Resort
A British man has drowned while swimming in the sea off the popular Egyptian resort of Sharm el Sheikh. A British embassy spokeswoman in Cairo confirmed that the 50-year-old had drowned while swimming on Friday. However, she said she could give no ...
British man drowns in Egypt resort: police
Egypt orders $2.5mln worth of teargas from US despite plunging economy
Egypt's Interior Ministry has ordered shipments of 140,000 teargas canisters from US in January. The total cost of the shipment amounts to nearly US$2.5 million, despite the country's collapsing economy and calls for a 'freer' state. The order was made ...
Egypt 'spent $2.6m on teargas' amid economic crisis
Egypt ordered $2.55m in US-made teargas: memo
Egypt spends £1.7m on teargas
ElBaradei Urges Egypt Election Boycott; Mursi May Amend Schedule
Mohamed ElBaradei, a senior member of Egypt's opposition, urged supporters to boycott parliamentary elections set to begin in April, while President Mohamed Mursi indicated the voting schedule may be changed because it coincides with Easter for the ...
UPDATE 1-Divided Egypt opposition attacks Mursi on election call
Egypt's state TV Channel One and Nile TV said later in separate scrolling news headlines that the presidency would change the date of the parliamentary vote because it falls on Coptic Easter holidays, in an effort to appease the Coptic minority. But no ...
Egypt: Elections to Begin in April
New York Times
President Mohamed Morsi on Thursday called parliamentary elections that will begin on April 27 and finish in late June. Mr. Morsi, analysts say, hopes that the four-stage elections will help stabilize Egypt so the struggling economy can start to ...