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by: (Reuters) 2005-11-11

Egypt’s workers doubtful of election jobs pledges

CAIRO — Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has pinned his party’s campaign for this month’s parliamentary elections on pledges of jobs, but workers and analysts say privatisation might be undermining his plans for job creation.


A group of relatively young reformers in Mubarak’s National Democratic Party has overseen sales o..


by: (Reuters) 2005-11-19

Egypt police arrest 200 Islamists

CAIRO (Reuters) -Egyptian police have arrested 200 Muslim Brotherhood activists hours before legislative elections on Sunday which the Islamist group is contesting, a leading Brotherhood member said.

Essam el-Erian told Reuters the activists detained overnight included representatives and supporters of Muslim Brotherhood candidates contesting 60..


by: (Reuters) 2005-11-20

Egypt cracks down on Islamists in elections

Egypt holds legislative elections 
 
By Amil Khan

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - Police arrested 400 Muslim Brotherhood activists in a crackdown on the Islamist group which poses the strongest challenge to the ruling party in Egyptian legislative elections on Sunday.

Armed thugs also attacked Brotherhood support..


by: (Reuters) 2005-11-20

Hundreds arrested as Egyptians vote

By Amil Khan

DAMANHOUR, Egypt (Reuters) - Police arrested hundreds of activists from Egypt’s strongest opposition group and thugs trying to intimidate voters shot dead a man in legislative elections on Sunday.

The thugs shot Mohamed Ibrahim in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria and set fire to 20 cars, witnesses and a medical source ..


by: (Reuters) 2005-11-22

Romance in Egypt is over
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - Police arrested 400 Muslim Brotherhood activists in a crackdown on the Islamist group which poses the strongest challenge to the ruling party in Egyptian legislative elections on Sunday.

Armed thugs also attacked Brotherhood supporters and blocked them from voting in the second stage of elections which will decide 144 seats in p..


by: (Reuters) 2005-11-23

 A strong showing by the Muslim Brotherhood in parliamentary elections has caught Egypt’s rulers off guard and could shake up politics in the biggest Arab country, analysts say.

The Brotherhood has won 47 of parliament’s 444 elected seats with more than half of the places still to be decided in voting which lasts into December. The ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) has won abo..


by: (Reuters) 2005-11-25
 Egyptian police arrested 16 members of the Muslim Brotherhood early on Friday, a day before another round of parliamentary elections, a spokesman for the banned but usually tolerated Islamist group said.

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by: (Reuters) 2005-11-25
CAIRO - A strong showing by the Muslim Brotherhood in parliamentary elections has caught Egypt’s rulers off guard and could shake up politics in the biggest Arab country, analysts say..

by: (Reuters) 2005-11-28

Egypt police battle young who say they want to vote

  
Egyptian riot police fought running battles in an Alexandria slum on Saturday with young men who said that security forces prevented opposition supporters from voting in parliamentary elections.

Some of the men said they waited to vote since the morning but lines of riot police prevented them from reaching the ..


by: (Reuters) 2005-11-29

Egypt shrugs off Islamist votes but won’t lift ban
By Stephen Brown

Egypt’s government views the Islamist opposition’s election gains without concern, but has no intention of lifting a ban on the Muslim Brotherhood becoming a legal political party, a presidential aide said on Tuesday.

"What is wrong with strengthening the opposition? You lose nothing," President Hosni Mubarak..


by: (Reuters) 2005-11-29

Arabs should not exclude Islamist parties - Albright

 
The United States should not back "sham" reforms in the Arab world which continue to isolate powerful Islamist opposition, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said on Monday.

"It would be a mistake to exclude Islamist parties on the assumption they are inherently undemocratic or prone to violence," she s..


by: (Reuters) 2005-11-30

Egyptian police hold 1,610 Islamists - Brotherhood
 

Egyptian police have detained 1,610 members of the Muslim Brotherhood in the two days before the last stage of voting in parliamentary elections, a Brotherhood spokesman said on Wednesday.

Most of the detentions were in provinces which will vote on Thursday, said spokesman Mohamed Osama. A statement on the arrest of 71..


by: (Reuters) 2005-12-1

Egyptian Islamists blame America for poll abuses

  By Amil Khan
Young men prevented from voting in the slums of Egypt’s second city say U.S. support for their government has added to their mistrust of a country already deeply unpopular in the Arab world.

The United States, criticised by Arabs for invading Iraq and supporting Israel, says it favours greater democracy and ..


by: (Reuters) 2005-12-1

Egyptian Cops Detain 1,610 Muslim Brotherhood Members


It looks as if Mubarak isn’t going to be saguine about
the Ikhwan’s electoral gains.


Egyptian police have detained 1,610
members of the Muslim Brotherhood in the two days
before the last stage of voting in parliamentary
elections, a Brotherhood spokesman said on Wednesday.


Most of the de..


by: (Reuters) 2005-12-1

Egyptian police attack reporters covering election

 Egyptian security forces attacked a number of local and foreign journalists covering an increasingly troubled parliamentary election on Saturday and confiscated or damaged their equipment.

Thousands of riot police sealed off polling stations to anti-government voters in many areas. They also arrested over 800 supporters o..


by: (Reuters) 2005-12-2

Voters fought with riot police restricting access to the polls in the last stage of Egyptian elections on Thursday and the Muslim Brotherhood said the government was trying to limit Islamist gains in parliament.

One man was shot to death outside a polling station where police were holding voters back, the third death in the elections. Rights activists said police shot the man, but the ..


by: (Reuters) 2005-12-2


 Egypt’s Islamist opposition Muslim Brotherhood said on Friday that 30 of its 49 candidates in the third stage of parliamentary elections won a place in run-offs next week but none had yet won outright in Thursday’s voting.

Only candidates who take at least 50 percent of the vote win in the first round; otherwise the two top candidates compete again six days later.

The ..


by: (Reuters) 2005-12-4
The Muslim Brotherhood built its strength in Egypt’s parliament this weekend, winning 29 seats in elections despite restrictions on voting and arrests of its supporters, official results showed on Sunday. The Islamist group has now won 76 seats -- more than five times the number it held in the outgoing chamber...

by: (Reuters) 2005-12-4

Rights watchdog says US failing Egyptian voters

  
  - U.S. failure to criticize Egypt over the arrest of opposition activists and the intimidation of voters in elections has made a mockery of Washington’s commitment to Middle East democracy, a rights group said.

New York-based Human Rights Watch said in a letter to the U.S. State Department that its comments o..


by: (Reuters) 2006-1-22

The Palestinian militant group Hamas recognises the existence of Israel and will go along with negotiations with the Jewish state, Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit said in an interview published on Saturday.

Aboul Gheit, whose government has had close contacts with Hamas and other Palestinian militants over the past year, also said that joining the political process would lea..


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