2010 election update

El-Baradei Downplays Significance of Upcoming Presidential Elections

The political opposition figure, Dr. Mohamed El-Baradei, criticized the electoral system in Egypt and lessoned the importance of the upcoming presidential elections.

Former MB MP: People’s Parliament Formed by End of Week

Dr. Mohamed El-Beltagy, former secretary-general of the 2005Muslim Brotherhood parliamentary bloc, affirmed the end of the necessary preparations for the people’s parliament.

Law on Egyptian Presidential Elections Amended

The cabinet's ministerial group for political and legislative affairs approved today an amendment of the presidential election law no.74/2005. The group led by Mufid Shehab indicated that the amendment is

Experts: Brotherhood’s Participation in the People’s Parliament Ensure its Survival

Analysts, experts, politicians and parliamentarians welcomed the Muslim Brotherhood's participation in the "People's Parliament", emphasizing that they are one of the basic guarantees, due to the group’s real political weight

Egypt a Big Challenge for the Obama Administration

Juan Cole, a Professor of History at the University of Michigan, has stressed that Egypt, after decades of being unproblematic for the US, may be on the verge of becoming

MB Decides to Take Part in the People’s Parliament

The Muslim Brotherhood has officially announced their engagement in the proposal package put forward by the parties and political forces under the name of ‘The People's Parliament’.

Mikki: SJC Takes No on Briefs Submitted Concerning Post-Election Abuses

Judge Ahmed Mikki, a member of the Supreme Judiciary Council (SJC), has noted that the Council has not yet examined his complaint about the irregularities and violations that took place

Simple formula

In the past few hours, the chronic symptoms of our political malaise got worse. It is the same old story, the same miserable ailment that has been taking its toll

Mubarak disgraces Egypt’s reputation

Mubarak's government in Egypt has played a win at all costs game of parliamentary elections going beyond blatant fraud to violence, intimidation and false arrests.

Egypt’s Winners and Losers

The election results may not have been surprising, but what will be the long-term repercussions for the key players?