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Cabinet to submit resignation on Monday

Others | 26 June 2012
The cabinet of Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri is meeting Monday to submit its resignation to President-elect Mohamed Morsy, who would in his turn request it to continue until a new government is formed. .. More

Shafiq: Polling results should be respected

Others | 26 June 2012
Defeated presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq has said that professionalism requires respect for rivals, urging his winning competitor Mohamed Morsy to work on restoring security to the country. .. More

Mubarak’s health deteriorates after hearing of Morsy’s victory

Others | 26 June 2012
Former President Hosni Mubarak’s health deteriorated immediately after he heard that Mohamed Morsy became the president of Egypt, sources told Al-Masry Al-Youm. .. More

Egypt's Mursi says wants to expand Iran ties

Others | 26 June 2012
Egypt's Islamist President-elect Mohammed Mursi said in an interview with Iran's Fars news agency published on Monday that he wanted to expand ties with Tehran to create a strategic "balance" in the region. .. More

Morsy inherits presidency as Egyptian pound is at 7-year low

Others | 26 June 2012
CAIRO — Egypt's currency, the pound, weakened to its lowest against the US dollar in more than seven years on Sunday as the country waited to see if a former military officer or a member of the Muslim Brotherhood would be its next president. .. More

Shafiq campaigners in disbelief, hysteria following election loss

Others | 25 June 2012
Ahmed Shafiq’s campaigners were shocked, dismayed and in utter disbelief after the Presidential Elections Commission’s announcement that the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy had won the runoff in the presidential election. .. More

Gazans celebrate Brotherhood victory, Hamas hopes for new focus on Palestine

Others | 25 June 2012
The Gaza Strip erupted in into celebration on Sunday after news that the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate won the presidency in neighboring Egypt, with one person killed by celebratory gunfire. .. More

ElBaradei, Abul-Fotouh, Sabbahi in reported talks over proposed 'salvation' government

Others | 25 June 2012
Reports have emerged that a series of negotiations were held on Friday and Saturday between reformer campaigner and Constitution Party founder Mohamed El-Baradei and eliminated presidential contenders Abdel-Moneim Abul-Fotouh and Hamdeen Sabbahi over the formation of a proposed 'national salvation' government. .. More

Israel respects Morsy's win, seeks cooperation

Others | 25 June 2012
JERUSALEM — Israel voiced respect on Sunday for the victory of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt's presidential election, calling on the new administration in Cairo to maintain the countries' peace accord. .. More

Turkish Ambassador congratulates Egypt

Others | 25 June 2012
The Egyptian presidential election results mean that Egypt’s seat at the table of democracy and its accession to the family of democratic nations await, said the Turkish Ambassador in Cairo, Huseyin Avni Botsali, in the first reaction by a foreign ambassador to the Presidential Elections Commission’s announcement naming Mohamed Morsy as Egypt’s new president. .. More

Turkish Ambassador congratulates Egypt

Others | 25 June 2012
The Egyptian presidential election results mean that Egypt’s seat at the table of democracy and its accession to the family of democratic nations await, said the Turkish Ambassador in Cairo, Huseyin Avni Botsali, in the first reaction by a foreign ambassador to the Presidential Elections Commission’s announcement naming Mohamed Morsy as Egypt’s new president. .. More

Cabinet sends ambituous budget to SCAF

Others | 22 June 2012
The 2012/13 budget was expected to be the first in Egypt’s history that would be approved and implemented by a democratically elected Parliament. On Thursday, the Cabinet sent the budget to the Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) for approval, Planning and International Cooperation Minister Fayza Abouelnaga told Al-Masry Al-Youm. .. More

ElBaradei urges formation of mediation committee to solve Egypt crisis

Others | 22 June 2012
Mohamed ElBaradei, Egyptian reform campaigner and founder of newly-established Constitution Party, suggested Thursday via Twitter the immediate formation of a mediation committee to find political and legal solutions to Egypt's current crisis. .. More

Presidential election results to be announced Sunday

Others | 22 June 2012
The final results of the presidential runoff will be announced on Sunday, said Presidential Elections Commission (PEC) Secretary General Hatem Bagato. .. More

Additional lawsuit filed against Shura Council

Others | 22 June 2012
A lawyer filed another lawsuit on Thursday calling for the disbandment of the Shura Council following a constitutional court ruling that dissolved the People’s Assembly. Two other lawyers had filed a similar suit on Monday. .. More

Human rights organization accuses government of misleading the public

Others | 22 June 2012
The Egyptian government’s responses to the UN Special Rapporteur’s report on the right of peaceful demonstration and the freedom to form associations “were weak, had flimsy arguments and logic, and were deliberately misleading to the international public opinion,” said the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) in a statement released Thursday. .. More

Mubarak not in deep coma: Official source

Others | 21 June 2012
Egypt's jailed former president Hosni Mubarak is not in a deep coma, an official medical source has told Ahram Online... More

PEC: Complaints won't affect election results

Others | 21 June 2012
Complaints filed on Tuesday by presidential candidates Mohamed Morsy and Ahmed Shafiq against the electoral process would not affect the outcome of the runoff held last Saturday and Sunday, said Abdel Aziz Salman, the deputy secretary general of the Presidential Elections Commission (PEC). .. More

Judges' movement announces Morsy victory in unofficial vote count

Others | 21 June 2012
The Judges for Egypt movement has declared Freedom and Justice Party Mohamed Morsy candidate as the winner of the presidential election runoff that took place Saturday and Sunday, according to the movement’s vote count. .. More

Egypt poll commission to review 400 appeals before announcing results Thursday

Others | 21 June 2012
Egypt’s Supreme Presidential Elections Commission (SPEC) is expected to announce results of appeals filed by the Mohamed Mursi and Ahmed Shafiq presidential campaigns on Wednesday, only 24 hours before announcing final results of Egypt’s hotly-contested presidential runoff on Thursday. .. More

SCAF set to approve state budget, says Cabinet source

Others | 21 June 2012
The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces is set to approve the state budget for the fiscal year 2012/2013 within a few days. .. More