Here's Why Egypt Extended Presidential Elections to a Third Day
EGYPT-VOTE An Egyptian supporter of former army chief and presidential candidate Abdel Fatah al-Sisi chants slogans in a street in Cairo on the second day of Egypt's presidential election on May 27, 2014. Marwan Naamani—AFP/Getty Images ...
Egypt extends presidential election to help Sisi
Egypt extends presidential poll by a day
Egypt presidential vote extended to third day
Egypt declares national holiday to encourage voters to go to the polls
"He has rescued the Egyptian people," said Amal Abdel Hady, a 40-year-old teacher voting in Matariya, a northern Cairo suburb racked by political violence in recent months. "We have big hopes for him – he will save politics, the economy, transportation.".
Egypt extends presidential election voting 1 day
State TV says Egypt's election commission has extended voting in the presidential election for a third day amid reported low turnout. Government officials, media and the military harangued voters to go to the polls Tuesday in what was supposed to be ...
Egypt election: Push for high voter turnout
Polling in Egypt's presidential election has been extended, in an effort to effort to encourage a high turnout on the final day of voting. A public holiday has been declared, and voters have been warned they will be fined if they do not cast a ballot ...
Washington Post (blog)
5 things you need to know about Egypt's elections
Washington Post (blog)
Just two candidates are competing, including the powerful former defense minister, in a race observers are reluctant to call democratic but that will likely shape Egypt for years to come. Here are five key things to know about a vote that will decide ...
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.
Low turnout in Egypt poll alarms Sisi supporters
Egypt's presidential election, meant to be a stage-managed coronation of former military leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, appeared to depart from the prepared script early this week as official desperation grew over the low turnout on both official days of ...
Voting Opens in Egyptian Election Lacking Suspense
New York Times
She cast her ballot for a self-styled liberal Islamist in Egypt's first free and fair presidential vote. In the runoff, she ruined her ballot rather than choose between two conservatives, one from the military and the other from the Muslim Brotherhood ...
Egypt's presidential runner pledges to peacefully resolve dam row with Ethiopia
May 26, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Egypt's presidential front runner Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said he would be keen to resolve the long running Nile water dispute with Ethiopia through dialogue if he is elected as the new president of the North African nation.
Ethiopia deports country director of Egypt's state-run news agency MENA
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 ...