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Background: The People’s Assembly and Shūrā Council (Senate) were elected through an electoral system of single member plurality under Ḥusnī Mubārak’s regime. The ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) always ensured a super-majority by means of fraud, ballot stuffing, intimidation, and lack of...
Background: Prominent Egyptian democratization activist Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn ʾĪbrāhīm (born 3 December, 1938) discusses the issue of elections in Egypt, and the extent to which they are fair or corrupt. Dr. ʾĪbrāhīm's interest is with democracy and human rights. He is involved in many organisations...
Background: Ḥizb al-Waṭanī al-Dimuqrāṭī (The National Democratic Party (NDP)) was the ruling party of the Egyptian parliament since 1978 until 2011, when it dissolved as a result of the Egyptian Revolution. During the 1995 elections, the NDP held almost all the seats of the parliament, and mostly...
Dr. ʿAbd al-Wahhāb al-Masīrī was born in 1938 in Damanhūr governorate, Egypt. In 1975 he took up a position as Advisor of Cultural Affairs to the Permanent Delegation of the Arab League to the United Nations in New York, which he held until 1979. However, he was not able to resume his earlier...
Rifʿat al-Saʿīd was born in al-Mansūrah, al-Daqahlīyah governorate on 11 October, 1932. al-Saʿīd is considered as one of the most prominent leftist figures in Egypt. In 2005, al-Saʿīd criticized the amendment proposed by President Ḥusnī Mubārak to article 67 of the Egyptian constitution. The...
Muṣṭafā al-Fiqī was born in al-Beḥīrah governorate in November 1944. In 2005, al-Fiqī defended the amendment that was proposed by President Ḥusnā Mubārak to article 67 of the Egyptian constitution. The amendment, which was approved in a public referendum, allows multi-candidate presidential...
The 6 April Youth Movement, Al-Jamā`a al-Islāmiyya, Students Against the Coup, and the Muslim Brotherhood, launched calls for protests ahead of 25 January, which will mark the fourth anniversary of the 2011 revolution, on their social media pages.
In a television interview aired on MBC Egypt channel, the Egyptian business tycoon and founder of the Free Egyptians Party (FEP), Najīb Sāwīris, criticized the State Support Coalition, comparing its formation to the tactics of the Muslim Brotherhood. 
Sources informed Mobtada News, that the Muslim Brothers are planning an international conspiracy to buy poisoned food from all over the world and send it to Egypt”. “Mobtada also knew, that the Egyptian Authorities has already banned over 230 products this year for similar reasons”  (19 March 2013...
The Egyptian court answers a request to put Turkey, Ḥamās, the Anti-Coup Alliance and the April 6th Youth Movement on a terrorist list A lawsuit by Ṭāriq Maḥmūd, Secretary-General of the ‘Long Live Egypt’ fund, aimed at declaring Ḥamās, the Anti-Coup Alliance and April 6th Youth Movement terrorist...

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