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Mohamed Morsi

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  • Lagging turnout threatens to make election win in Egypt bittersweet

    Lagging turnout threatens to make election win in Egypt bittersweet
    For months, Egypt’s military-backed interim government has systematically worked to silence political opponents. That silence, it seemed, took an eloquent turn Tuesday. By staying away from the polls in the first presidential election since...
  • Egypt election: Authorities add day of voting amid lackluster turnout

    Egypt election: Authorities add day of voting amid lackluster turnout
    Egyptian authorities abruptly extended the country's presidential election into a third day of voting amid reports of turnout apparently too low to give former military chief Abdel Fattah Sisi the broad mandate he seeks. Tuesday's announcement, hours...
  • Egypt election: Extended voting fails to turn out Sisi supporters

    Egypt’s election went into overtime on Wednesday as the government sought to drum up more votes for former military chief Abdel Fattah Sisi, but turnout again appeared lackluster on the hastily added third day of polling. Preliminary results early...
  • Sisi's crushing presidential election in Egypt undercut by turnout

    Victory celebrations erupted Thursday among backers of Abdel Fattah Sisi, who won election as Egypt’s next president by a massive margin, according to tallies reported by official media and released by his campaign. But the landslide win -- with...
  • Egypt stock market plunges after election

    The Egyptian stock market fell precipitously Sunday as traders reacted to controversy surrounding last week's presidential vote and a newly proposed capital gains tax. The securities benchmark, known as EGX30, fell 5.7%, prompting the stock exchange...
  • Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef cancels his television show

    In another sign of the silencing of dissent in Egypt, a popular political satirist, Bassem Youssef, announced Monday that his weekly television show had come to an end. Speculation had grown about the fate of the prime-time show, “The Program"...
  • Egypt's Jon Stewart, Bassem Youssef, Gets His Popular Satirical Show Pulled

    Egyptian TV comic Bassem Youssef, known as the Jon Stewart of the Arab world, has announced the cancellation of his hugely popular political satire show "Al-Bernameg" (The Program). According to Youssef the show has been pulled due to pressure on...
  • Egypt's Jon Stewart, Bassem Youssef, Will Be Back On Air, Vows Satcaster MBC (Exclusive)

    Top Arab satcaster MBC on Tuesday vowed that Egyptian TV comic Bassem Youssef will be back on the air in Egypt "soon," though not necessarily with his political satire show "Al-Bernameg" (The Program) which has been pulled amid mounting pressure in a...
  • Egypt's new day? [Commentary]

    Egypt's new day? [Commentary]
    Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi Mohamed Morsi Hosni Mobarak Egypt presidential election As expected, former Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi won the latest Egyptian election for president by a landslide, giving the military establishment total control of all...
  • It's official: Sisi wins Egyptian presidential election by landslide

    It's official: Sisi wins Egyptian presidential election by landslide
    Abdel Fattah Sisi overwhelmingly won Egypt’s presidential election, gaining 96.9% of the vote last week over lone challenger Hamdeen Sabahi, the chief of the Presidential Elections Commission announced Tuesday. The official results came as no...
  • 10 get death penalty in Egypt's latest mass sentencing

    10 get death penalty in Egypt's latest mass sentencing
    Ten supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood were simultaneously sentenced to death on Saturday in the latest mass capital verdict by an Egyptian criminal court -- a judicial practice that has drawn increasing international criticism. Human rights groups,...