Wafd Party

Wafd party forms committee of experts to prepare for national ‘political dialogue’

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 12:09 GMT

Head of Al-Wafd Party, Abdel-Sanad Yamama, issued announced Friday, forming a committee of specialists and experts to prepare a conception of the working paper that the party will present to the national political dialogue called for by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on the sidelines of the Egyptian family’s Iftar.

Bahaa El-Din Abu Shoka reveals ‘big conspiracy’ against Egypt's Wafd Party, dismisses 8 members

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 03:47 GMT

Chairperson of Wafd Party Bahaa El-Din Abu Shoka announced Tuesday dismissal of eight members of the higher body of the Party during a press conference, where he revealed a “big conspiracy” was set against the party.

Ex-Wafd party leader slams current head's 'hostility' towards him

Thu, 08 Aug 2019 - 12:56 GMT

Abu Shoka, earlier in August, ordered dropping the membership of Badawy from the nationalist liberal party, over alleged misconduct.

Wafd Party drops membership of ex-leader over misconduct

Sun, 04 Aug 2019 - 01:13 GMT

Badawi was dismissed over losing the "good reputation" membership condition.

Wafd urges members to legitimately challenge election result

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 - 12:03 GMT

Wafd Party spokesman Yasser al-Hediby said there are legitimate methods for challengingthe election’s result.

New dispute inside Egypt's liberal nationalist Wafd party

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 10:01 GMT

Only few days after a high-level election took place inside Egypt's nationalist liberal New Wafd party, candidates who lost ballots announced filing grievances to the chairman of the party over the election results.

51 ‘Free Egyptians’ party members become members of ‘Nations’ Future’

Tue, 22 May 2018 - 01:37 GMT

A total of 51 Parliamentarians who were members of the liberal Free Egyptians party have signed a membership form with the Future of a Nation party.

Badawi resigns from Wafd Party’s consultative council

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 10:51 GMT

Al-Sayed Al-Badawi, former chairperson of the Wafd Party, announced his resignation from the party's consultative council on Monday.

In a merging move: Egyptian leftists finally united?

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 01:00 GMT

The leftist-orientated National Progressive Unionist Party, known as Al-Tagamou Party, announced its willingness to unite with liberal and left-wing parties.

Wafd Party supports call to unify Egypt’s political powers

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 07:01 GMT

The Wafd Party expressed its support for President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s call to unify Egypt’s various political parties in two or three strong parties.

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

Abu Shoka elected Wafd Party’s new chairman

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 - 10:54 GMT

Bahaaeddin Abu Shoka was elected on Friday as the new chairman of the Wafd Party in the election held earlier Friday at the party’s headquarters in Cairo.

Wafd Party in limbo amid internal split rumors

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 12:08 GMT

Wafd to hold a meeting of its general assembly to discuss amendments to the party’s bylaws and select a new leader

Parties aim to amass 30M in 2018 presidential election

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 01:00 GMT

While the Egyptian presidential election is approaching, many conspiracies have been plotted to corrupt the Egyptian political scene in front of the world.

650 foreign reporters to cover Egypt's presidential election: SIS

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 - 09:46 GMT

The State Information Service (SIS) handed, a list of 650 foreign reporters to cover the 2018 presidential election, to the National Election Authority (NEA).

Wafd Party’s Al-Badawi announces presidential bid

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 08:24 GMT

Al-Badawi announced on Friday his intention to run in the 2018 presidential election scheduled on March 26 and 28 inside Egypt

Profile: el-Sayyid el-Badawi, a media tycoon and politician

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 03:18 GMT

El-Sayyid el-Badawi was chosen by the liberal-oriented Wafd Party on Thursday to run for the upcoming presidential election due to take place in March

Will Sisi, Badawi be only potential presidential candidates?

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 03:03 GMT

By closing the medical examination centers, only two key players are expected to fight for Egypt’s upcoming presidential elections.

Wafd party emerges as challenger in presidential election

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 04:42 GMT

Al-Sayyid Al-Badawi was named by the party to run in the upcoming 2018 presidential election.

Wafd names El-Sayyid El-Badawi to run for president

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 - 07:02 GMT

Wafd Party leader El-Sayyid el-Badawi was chosen on Thursday to by the party to run in 2018 presidential election, media outlets reported.