Tagged: elections

‘A message from Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to Egyptians living abroad,’ 15 May 2014

As Egyptian expatriates begin voting in the upcoming presidential election, Field Marshal Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, who is pegged to become Egypt’s next president, published a message to all Egyptians living abroad.

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‘Sabahi: We dreamed of democracy and social justice,’ Sky News Arabia (UAE), 14 May 2014

In an interview with Sky News Arabia, Egyptian presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi stressed that the dreams of democracy and social justice remain with Egyptians. If he wins, Sabahi said that he is committed to all of Egypt’s international agreements, however, the peace treaty with Israel would need to be be modified to allow Egypt to more effectively control the Sinai Peninsula. Continue reading

‘EU praises Mauritania’s efforts to combat terrorism,’ Essirage (Mauritania), 8 May 2014

European Union and Mauritanian officials met on Tuesday to discuss renewing the fishing agreement and expanding relations. During the meeting, EU officials praised Mauritanian efforts to create stability in the lead-up to presidential elections. Continue reading

‘Exclusive: First appearance of Abdel Fatah al-Sisi in civilian suit after taking off military uniform to run for president,’ 27 March 2014

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‘Hamas: Appointment of new a secretary general for elections committee is in violation of the Cairo Agreement,’ al-Youm al-Saba3 (Egypt), 22 January 2014

Hamas expressed its disapproval for Mahmoud Abbas’ appointment of a new secretary general to the elections commission in Palestine. Hamas claims that the decision is in violation of the Cairo Agreement, which stipulates that committee formation must only be taken by consensus.

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‘Members of the Army and Security Forces vote today in First round of Elections’, el-Watan (Mauritania), 22nd November 2013

[Source: el-Watan]

[Source: el-Watan]

After two year postponement the elections have finally begun to take place in Mauritania following a two week campaigning period from the 8th November 2013.

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