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Many Egyptians believe that the US supports Mursī and the Muslim Brotherhood in being the next president and forming the next government of Egypt. As a US-born American, I have always loved my country, but I have seldom been a fan of US-government foreign policy in the Middle East whether...
Presidential candidate Muhammad Mursī pledged that if he won the presidency, his vice presidents will not be from the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), adding his government will not be dominated by the Brotherhood and the coming prime minister will be an “independent national...
In provocative statements by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, she said Egypt's military must "fulfill its promise" to turn over power to the winner of a presidential runoff vote, as the country's election commission has delayed Thursday's planned announcement of the results. [Author Not...
Security authorities disclosed plans to targeting the destabilization of Egypt and spark chaos during the presidential runoff round, asserting that 23 “terrorists” from the Palestinian ‘Iz al-Dīn al-Qassām Brigades entered Egypt through the tunnels to carry out terrorist operations. [Mamdūh Hassan...
The presidential elections committee stated yesterday, June 17 that the results of the presidential elections will be announced on Thursday, June 21. Yet, both presidential candidates, Muhammad Mursī and Ahmad Shafīq, have claimed victory, both claiming to have received between 51 and 52 percent of...
The Muslim Brotherhood made strongly-worded statements during the past few hours after the Supreme Constitutional Court handed down rulings striking down the political disenfranchisement law, thus allowing Mubārak’s last prime minister, Ahmad Shafīq, to continue in the runoff round against the MB’s...
Al-Jamā’ah al-Islāmīyah (Islamic Group) in the Upper Egyptian governorate of al-Minya denied that its members threatened Copts they would assault them and burn their houses if they voted for presidential candidate Ahmad Shafīq. [Mīnā Sāmī, al-Akhbār, June 18, p. 16] Read original text in Arabic
[Editor-in-chief Cornelis Hulsman: we received this analysis from a friend of Arab-West Report. It is an interesting analysis but I do not fully agree and made my remarks in the text below.
Days after a law banning trial of civilians before military courts was passed, Egypt's Justice Minister ‘Ādil ‘Abd al-Hamīd on Wednesday (June 13) gave the country's military police and intelligence agents the right to arrest civilians over wide range of suspected crimes. [Samar al-Jamal, ‘Alyā’...
Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday, June 14th about two major political cases that had been brought before court: Were the past parliamentary elections constitutional? Is the Political Isolation Law Parliament passed valid? This law bans members of the former regime from...

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