International Monitors


Israel rejects international monitors for East Jerusalem demolitions

Senior Israeli officials have rejected the proposal from the EU to deploy international monitors of the occupation authority's demolition of Palestinian-owned buildings in East Jerusalem and the eviction of their

Mubarak’s party poised for Egypt poll triumph

Egypt awaited the final results on Tuesday of a parliamentary election that is set to deliver sweeping gains for President Hosni Mubarak's ruling party and all but shut out the

Arrests and Attacks Continue on Election Rallies in Daqahliya and Gharbeya

Security forces yesterday released Mohammed Abdul Baqi, a member of the MB parliamentary bloc for Talkha, Daqahliya, after being abducted by security forces during a rally for Muslim Brotherhood candidates

Opposition slams regime’s efforts to rig election

The opposition Muslim Brotherhood accused the government on Monday of rigging Egypt's parliamentary election by stopping its candidates from campaigning and arresting nearly 250 of its supporters.

Egypt says no to foreign monitors

Egypt dismissed as interference, calls to allow foreign observers to monitor the country's parliamentary elections later this month, an official said.

Egypt criticises US for trying to act as ‘caretaker’

Egypt criticised the United States on Thursday for interfering in its affairs after Washington called for foreign monitors in this month's parliamentary elections and met with a group pressing for

Ten MB Injured and Six Arrests on Day Two of Poll Clashes

Security forces in Alexandria arrested 2 MB candidate supporters during a rally, further escalating tensions between the regime and MB supporters.

Security Sets Fire to House in Attempt to Burn MB Banner

In a desperate measure state security apparatus in Kafr el-Sheikh set fire to a house after throwing a lighted cloth onto a banner promoting the Muslim Brotherhood candidate.

How to win power in Egypt

Al Jazeera's Ayman Mohyeldin examines the key to controlling Egypt ahead of a parliamentary election.

The Brotherhood: No hope for the NDP in Alexandria

Sobhi Saleh, a leading figure in the Muslim Brotherhood parliamentarian, is convinced the upcoming parliamentary elections are going to be a fierce competition in Alexandria because the ruling National Democratic