Political Parties

11 parties form national alliance to run in senate elections

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 05:58 GMT

As the country prepares for holding its senate elections in less than a month, a national alliance including 11 parties was formed to run in the race.

Parties await Senate elections as pillar for democracy, legislation

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 - 11:36 GMT

Revived by a public referendum in April this year, the senate is believed to be of great importance to the political life in Egypt.

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.

Muslim Brotherhood revives political survival strategy

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 - 04:28 GMT

The outlawed brotherhood has been following the same strategy throughout its history since it was founded by Hassan al-Banna in order to evade bans.

No room for political activity inside Cairo Uni.: Mohamed El-Khosht

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 09:41 GMT

No political activity will be allowed inside Cairo University, according to Mohamed El-Khosht on Wednesday.

Reforming political parties: Reintroducing political participation

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 09:40 GMT

A debate session held during the National Youth Conference capitalized on the stagnant position that political parties hold in Egypt and presented recommendations.

Constitution allows Moussa’s proposal on merging parties: expert

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 - 10:39 GMT

The Egyptian constitution does not ban merging political parties of similar programs, constitutional expert Salah Fawzy said.

Exclusive Interview: Abu Shoka talks future of Wafd party, Egyptian politics

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 - 11:34 GMT

In his first interview after being elected as chairman of the Wafd party, Bahaa Abu Shoka reveals to ET his plans for the party, his strategy for the party and its role in Egyptian politics and the party’s role in upholding and strengthening Egypt’s democ

National Civil Movement: New political bloc in Egypt

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 08:05 GMT

A number of political figures announced on Wednesday the establishment of the National Civil Movement, a new bloc which includes eight different parties.

Egypt Support Coalition runs elections for top post in Oct.

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 08:52 GMT

The coalition comprises 317 parliament members; of which 216 are independent, and 101 are affiliated with seven parties.