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How did it go in the governorates? These pictures from the 2020 Senate election will tell you

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 08:12 GMT

The first day of the 2020 Senate election concluded peacefully and productively in all governorates across Egypt, with some cities witnessing high turnout and other with medium turnout.

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.

Essebsi secured democratic transition, stability in Tunisia: Interim president

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 - 02:04 GMT

Interim Tunisian President Mohamed Ennaceur said that late president Beji Caid Essebsi was responsible for “consolidating the values of freedom”, Al Arabiya reported Saturday.

Maat Foundation delegates to attend 41st UNHRC Session

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 - 01:07 GMT

Members of Maat Foundation for Peace, Development and Human Rights are taking part in 41st Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Eradication of Muslim Brotherhood to give chance to moderate Islam: thinker

Sat, 18 May 2019 - 02:56 GMT

Hamid was once a member of the Jamaa Islameia (JI) in Egypt along with Ayman Al Zawahiri, leader of al-Qaeda.

Sisi stresses Iraq unity, sovereignty in meeting with counterpart

Sun, 24 Feb 2019 - 10:08 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received on Sunday his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih on the sidelines of Arab-European Summit.

Getting to know the Committee for Party Youth Representatives (CPYR)

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 01:54 GMT

“The CPYR allows everyone to express their opinion freely to ensure reaching a final outcome that suits everyone.”

Marzouk leads MB’s plan to undermine state institutions, destabilize Egypt: Sources

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 09:07 GMT

Their goal is clear: To cause chaos in Egypt and bring down its democratic system.

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

U.S.'s Tillerson says Kenya should not stifle media, threaten courts

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 - 11:50 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday in Nairobi that he had shared his concerns with Kenya's president about the importance of democracy.

OPINION: The electoral scene in Egypt and the expected presidential program

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 - 01:08 GMT

The political scene is witnessing a state of anticipation and skepticism about some aspects of the presidential electoral process.

Peru president says if Congress topples him, democracy at risk

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 11:42 GMT

Pablo Kuczynski told lawmakers they would jeopardize hard-earned democratic gains in the Andean nation if they approve a motion to oust him.

Finland celebrates 100th anniversary of independence

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 07:25 GMT

The nation celebrates its 100th year with numerous events in Finland and all around the world.

Zimbabwe opposition calls for peaceful return to democracy

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 07:36 GMT

Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) called for a peaceful return to constitutional democracy on Wednesday.

UK stresses democracy secure in Brexit negotiations

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 - 05:13 GMT

Britain stresses democracy maintenance, with denial to foreign interference in the UK Brexit vote, a spokesman for PM Theresa May said on Monday.

Political Pluralism: Zahra Langhi on the Libyan Case

Tue, 09 May 2017 - 05:29 GMT

Libya’s plethora of non-governmental groups which use their varying resources to exert influence on politics and decision-making.

Opinion: Where is Egypt heading politically?

Thu, 04 May 2017 - 09:59 GMT

My students at Cairo University read with me the major works of the great political thinkers. Part of our mission is to relate what we read to what we observe.

Algeria voter apathy could mar legislative election

Tue, 02 May 2017 - 04:03 GMT

Algerians go to the polls on Thursday to elect a new parliament amid concerns that a low turnout will mar a vote

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