Local Elections

Parties prepare for local elections expected within months

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 - 11:34 GMT

The latest local councils, formed after 2008 polls, were dissolved in 2011 following the popular uprising that ended the 30-year rule of Hosni Mubarak.

Ask the President: Sisi listens to youth concerns, unveils solutions

Wed, 31 Jul 2019 - 09:05 GMT

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has launched the Ask the President session as part of the National Youth Conference held on July 30-31.

Egypt's local elections presumed to start by end of 2019: MP

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 - 11:28 GMT

The local elections have been witnessing a significant delay after municipal councils were dissolved eight years ago.

Local polls to be held before 2019: Parliament speaker

Mon, 07 May 2018 - 02:05 GMT

Ali Abdel Aal said that the local elections will be held in 2018, which is sooner than the date expected by some officials.

Finnish amb. praises Egyptian women running in local elections

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Finnish Ambassador to Egypt Laura Kansikas-Debraise said that she is pleased with Egyptian women’s persistence to participate in the political and social life.

Impacts of Brotherhood victory in Jordan’s local elections

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 - 02:48 GMT

The Brotherhood has returned to lead the Jordanian political scene and it will be impossible to deal with them as a terrorist organization or banned group.