2005 Elections


Civil society deploys trainings, technology ahead of poll

The upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled for 28 November will not undergo international monitoring after the government declared that allowing such monitoring would undermine national sovereignty.

Brotherhood woman candidate confident about electoral bid

Bushra al-Samny, the Muslim Brotherhood female candidate in Alexandria, is confident that she is going to win the woman quota seat in Alexandria in the 28 November parliamentary elections.

Forces arrest 15 candidates’ supporters during prayers including 4 women

The first day of the Muslims feast has not deterred security forces from continuing their arbitrary arrests. 11 supporters of MB candidate Abdallah Mesbah were arrested after the Eid prayers

Forty-Seven MB Members Arrested in Four Governorates

Security forces continued their fierce campaigns against supporters of Muslim Brotherhood (MB) candidates for the upcoming parliamentary elections in various governorates around Egypt.

MB candidate supporters abducted

The group's lawyer told Ikhwanweb that successive security sweeps were aimed at intimidating people against voting for Muslim Brotherhood candidates in the upcoming elections.

Egypt: More than 100 women to contest parliamentary polls

Over 100 women are vying for seats in the Egyptian parliamentary elections slated for November 28. According to the state-run High Elections Commission of the 5,720 candidates competing for seats

Will NDP Independents Win the Elections Again?

Among the intriguing scenes playing out in the lead-up to the November 28 parliamentary elections has been the throngs of would-be candidates vying for nominations from the ruling National Democratic

MB Nominates 132 Candidates for Parliamentary Polls

The Muslim Brotherhood opposition group has maintained that it plans to field a total of 132 candidates in the upcoming parliamentary elections, slated for November 28. MB MP Saad Husseini

MB deputy chairman: We are optimistic and do not regard elections as battlefield

Muslim Brotherhood Deputy Chairman Mahmoud Ezzat has indicated that he is optimistic and looks forward to satisfying results for the group in Egypt's upcoming parliamentary elections in November.

Obama’s half-hearted efforts for Egyptian democracy

Since Obama brought up the need for "a vibrant civil society, open political President Mubarak’s regime has done exactly the opposite of what Obama asked.