Opposition Candidates


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?

Mubarak sidelines presidential succession issue and opposition’s reform demands

The ruling NDP’s annual convention began on Saturday with what appeared to be early intentions of sidelining and ignoring pressing questions of political reform and presidential succession although his mandate

United We Stand

Mubarak insists on taking part in the political arena at the age of 82 despite his deteriorating health, while his son Gamal remains in the sidelines ready to succeed him

Update: WikiLeaks Cables On Muslim Brotherhood

Wikileaks: Mubarak “hates Hamas, and considers them the same as Egypt’s own Muslim Brotherhood, which he sees as his own most dangerous political threat.”

EASD: 903 Observers Arrested and 348 Expelled from Polling Stations

The Egyptian Association for Supporting Democratic Development (EASD) has released reports evaluating the vote counting procedures following Egypt’s parliamentary elections.

Politicians: Vote-Rigging Put an End to Peaceful Change

Ikhwanweb interviewed a number of intellectuals and political analysts about what happened in the controversial parliamentary election and its impact on efforts to make the desired change and prevent hereditary

MB media spokesman: “The Judiciary Will Decide on the Next Parliament as Being Void

Dr. Mohamed Morsy, media spokesman and member of the executive bureau of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), stressed that the judiciary will rule against the next parliament as being void, especially

Opposition Sticks to Parliamentary Boycott

The decision to boycott the second round of elections made by Egypt’s opposition groups the Muslim Brotherhood and the Wafd Party was respected by all members.

Rally Organized by Women Dressed in Black Lost in Women’s Quota

Eight female losing candidates in the first round of voting for the women's quota marched up Luxor's streets dressed in black to protest .

Election Victory with No Glory

It comes as no surprise that Mubarak’s NDP claims it will win unchallenged after the two largest opposition groups, including the Muslim Brotherhood with its extensive following, boycotted a contest