Egypt elects new leader to steer country out of crisis
A huge security operation has been mounted by police and the military, amid fear of attacks by militants seeking to disrupt the polls. Former army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, who deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi last year, is standing against ...
Polls open in Egypt's presidential election
Sisi closes on presidency on final day of Egypt vote
5 things you need to know about Egypt's elections
Egyptians vote in presidential election
Editor's note: For full coverage of the Egyptian election in Arabic, visit CNN Arabic. (CNN) -- The first day of voting in Egypt's presidential election was relatively quiet, state media reported Monday, though one man connected to a campaign was shot ...
Egypt's Sisi campaigner killed before elections
Tamarod member shot dead Monday, says group
Egypt election: 'I love you' on ballots to count as vote
Ballot papers marked with a heart or "I love you" will for the first time count as valid votes in the Egypt's presidential election, local media say. The head of the country's Higher Election Commission said the rules had been relaxed so that a heart ...
Key Events in Egypt Since the 2011 Uprising
June 18, 2012: The Muslim Brotherhood's candidate Mohammed Morsi defeats Ahmed Shafiq, Mubarak's last prime minister, with 51.7 percent of the vote in a runoff presidential election, taking office on June 30 as Egypt's first freely elected leader. — Aug.
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 ...
Egypt's New Strongman, Sisi Knows Best
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CAIRO — Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the former army officer soon to be Egypt's president, promises to remedy Egypt's crippling fuel shortage by installing energy-efficient bulbs in every home socket, even if he has to send a government employee to screw in ...
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 ...
Battered pot found in Cornish garage unlocks Egypt excavation secrets
A battered pot found in a garage in Cornwall, broken in antiquity and broken again and mended with superglue some 5,500 years later, was treasure – but the scruffy little cardboard label it held is now unlocking a lost history of finds from excavations ...
Egypt votes in presidential election, former military chief Abdel Fattah al ...
But with a compliant media, the backing of Egypt's powerful state institutions, and a degree of popularity among the public, the former defence minister remains certain to win. Across the country, his face is everywhere. Banners hang in virtually every ...
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Sinosphere | Chinese Developer's Fake Sphinx Has Egypt Seething
New York Times (blog)
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but a Chinese replica of one of Egypt's most famous icons has gone too far in the eyes of the Egyptian government. Photographs of a nearly exact copy of the Great Sphinx of Giza in a cultural park ...
Cairo Says China's Fake Sphinx Harms Egypt's 'Cultural Heritage'
China's fake Sphinx to be demolished after Egypt complains
China to demolish fake Sphinx