Things to know about this week's election in Egypt
Considered all but certain to win is the man who removed Morsi -- retired military chief Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who for the past 10 months has been the most powerful figure in Egypt. The only other candidate in the race is leftist ...
Egypt's New Strongman, Sisi Knows Best
In Egypt, presidential contender Abdel Fattah al-Sissi appeals to women voters
Egypt's political theatre
Egypt's Women Face A Struggle No Matter Who Comes To Power
In 2012, Bothaina Kamel became the first woman to run for president in Egypt. She didn't get enough signatures to get on the ballot, but her candidacy became a powerful symbol. It wasn't just because she is a woman, but also because she stands for the ...
Shopping not sphinxes: Egypt's new campaign to win back tourists
Cairo (CNN) -- To say that Elhamy Elzayat misses the glory days when huge numbers of visitors flocked to Egypt's ancient sites is probably an understatement. A veteran of the travel industry who now heads the Egyptian Tourism Federation, he's seen his ...
Egypt's Interim President Urges Egyptians to Vote
Egypt's interim president urged Egyptians on Sunday to come out and vote in this week's presidential election, saying the vote will shape the nation's future. In a televised address, Adly Mansour also sought to assure Egyptians that state institutions ...
How rise of Egypt's el-Sissi parallels Pinochet: Ariel Dorfman
... into its next president. Chilean author and intellectual Ariel Dorfman sees a number of troubling similarities between Gen. el-Sissi's rise to power in Egypt, and the rise of another military strongman, Chilean general-turned-president Augusto ...
Students share knowledge of ancient Egypt
Dearborn Press and Guide
In fact, they were transported to the days of Ancient Egypt as the Montessori school hosted a cultural festival featuring the works of its students from preschool through eighth grade. Since the beginning of May, students have been immersed in learning ...
New Yorker (blog)
Picturing Egypt's Next President
New Yorker (blog)
Everybody knows who Egypt's next President will be. Elections are scheduled for May 26th and 27th, almost a year after Mohamed Morsi was ousted in a coup led by the retired general Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, in what has been painted as a second revolution.
Mubarak's old guard stand behind Sisi
The man set to rule Egypt for the foreseeable future claims to wear the mantle of the 2011 revolution which overthrew his predecessor, Hosni Mubarak. Tell that to the government, or to the collection of old regime politicians who are galvanising ...
Many in Egypt fear crackdown will only intensify after Sisi's election
Los Angeles Times
Islamist defendants react as harsh sentences are handed down at a mass trial in Alexandria, Egypt. The gesture indicated on the sign has become a symbol for Cairo's Rabaa al Adawiya mosque, where Islamist demonstrators faced off with government forces ...
Egypt elections: 5 things to know
Cairo, Egypt (CNN) -- Egyptians are scheduled to head to the polls to vote for their next president on Monday and Tuesday. There will be just two candidates, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Hamdeen Sabahi. Egypt had an election recently. So why are they ...