Elections

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Mohammad Khawly, Yousef Abdel Rahman
As the first round of presidential elections is concluded, there is still fierce competition between the candidates. The deciding factor in the...
Thursday, May 24, 2012
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See how the day unfolded with Al-Akhbar's live blog. More than 15 months after autocratic leader Hosni Mubarak's ouster, Egyptians streamed to...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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Bisan Kassab, Muhammad al-Arabi
As Day 1 of voting closes, the strife among the candidates of the Left in the Egyptian presidential elections demonstrates the inability of this...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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Abdel Rahman Youssef
In the last of Al-Akhbar’s series of interviews with Egypt’s presidential candidates, Abdel Rahman Youssef quizzes the former Muslim Brotherhood...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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Mohammad Khawly
Longtime Nasserist activist and former MP Hamdeen Sabahi’s stock was on the rise in the last month before the elections. But will it be enough to...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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Sarah El Sirgany
For the first time in its presidential era, Egypt heads to the ballot boxes on Wednesday without knowing the name of the winner ahead of time.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
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Karl Sharro
Syria’s parliamentary elections were intended as a means for President Bashar al-Assad to re-establish his credentials as a reformer in his battle to...
Monday, May 21, 2012
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Mohammad Khawly
In Al-Akhbar’s fourth interview with Egypt’s presidential candidates, Mubarak’s former prime minister talks about Saudi Arabia, the US and his hope...
Sunday, May 20, 2012
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Abdel Rahman Youssef
In the third installment of the series of interviews with Egypt’s presidential candidates, Al-Akhbar sat with conservative Islamist candidate Salim...
Friday, May 18, 2012
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