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2018 Egypt presidential elections: The voting process
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2018 Egypt presidential elections: The voting process

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Source: Africa News / The Dawn News / March 23, 2018 (updated for March 26) Today, Egyptians started heading to the polls to vote for president in a race pitting the incumbent Abdel Fattah el Sisi against El Ghad party chairperson, Moussa Mostafa Moussa. The official electoral campaigns of the candidates […]

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Former Egyptian presidential candidate, Hamdeen Sabahi
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Egyptian opposition call for boycotting presidential elections

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Source: Middle East Monitor / January 31, 2018 Egyptian former presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi called today for boycotting the country’s upcoming presidential elections due in March. Speaking at a press conference held at the opposition Dignity Party headquarters in the capital Cairo, Sabahi called for the formation of a “unified […]

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Sisi gets last minute challenger in Egypt’s presidential election
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Sisi gets last minute challenger in Egypt’s presidential election

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By: Daniel Mumbere / Source: Africa News / The Dawn News / January 29, 2018 Egyptian politician Mousa Mostafa Mousa said on Monday he would compete in presidential elections, hours before a nomination deadline was set to make President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi the sole candidate after withdrawals and a boycott call. […]

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235 Killed in Egypt Mosque Attack

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The assailants planted home-made explosive in the mosque in the town of Bir al-Abd. Source: Newsclick / The Dawn News / November 25, 2017 At least 235 people were killed and 109 others injured in a gory terror attack on a mosque in Egypt’s northern Sinai region on Friday, reported […]

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Fighting for LGBT rights in Egypt
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Fighting for LGBT rights in Egypt

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Source: Socialist Worker (UK) / The Dawn News / October 10, 2017 A vicious homophobic campaign is underway in Egypt. It follows the arrest of seven people alleged to have raised the rainbow flag during a concert on 22 September in the capital Cairo. According to the Egyptian Initiative for Personal […]

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