Amr Moussa

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 30th, 2012
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By Johannes Stern The misnamed Revolutionary Socialists (RS) in Egypt are working out a political alliance with billionaire tycoons, ex-Mubarak-regime officials, operatives of the United Nations, Nasserites and various liberal and pseudo-left parties. On October 18 they published a joint statement on...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
May 29th, 2012
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Tahrir Square in the Egyptian capital is the focus of a giant let-down for many activists for change. They are deeply disappointed that the two most polarising and controversial figures in the race for the new presidency are the ones going on to a run-off vote. That is scheduled for June 16 and 17. T...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 28th, 2012
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The votes have been counted and the results, though not yet official, are in: The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi came from behind to win Egypt’s presidential election and he will face former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq on June 16-17. According to Ahram Online, the latest unofficial tally shows M...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
May 25th, 2012
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Cairo – A Muslim Brotherhood official said on Friday the group’s candidate in the first free presidential election in Egypt would enter a run-off vote next month with the last prime minister to serve Hosni Mubarak before he was ousted in a popular uprising. The vote marks the final step i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
May 24th, 2012
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Tensions have risen between some of the main candidates in Egypt’s presidential elections on the second and final day of voting. Amr Moussa and Ahmed Shafiq traded accusations, saying false rumours were being spread that each was about to withdraw from the hotly contested race. Other candidates...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
May 22nd, 2012
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Egyptians will vote on Wednesday, May 23, in what is considered the country’s first real presidential election. Local polls will proceed until Thursday, with a runoff round in mid-June if necessary. The 13 candidates contesting for the first round are: Abul Ezz Al-Hariri (Pyramid) Ahmed Shafiq ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Apr 30th, 2012
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Cairo – Campaigning for Egypt’s presidential election next month officially began on Monday, with Islamists and liberal secularists expected to dominate. Official campaigning, during which candidates can display their posters in public and broadcast their messages on television, will last...
By benim
In Egypt
Oct 6th, 2011
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Cairo – The leader of Egypt’s ruling generals said on Wednesday the army has no interest in staying in power for a long time, but insisted the military council won’t step down until it has “fulfilled its commitments.” The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces has come unde...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jul 13th, 2011
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Thousands of Egyptians marched on the cabinet headquarters in central Cairo on Tuesday to demand the removal of the ruling military council. The march, reminiscent of protests that forced President Hosni Mubarak to step down on February 11, followed a warning by the military council that it would use...
By benim
In Egypt
Jun 20th, 2011
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Egypt’s military rulers have launched an online poll to test the popularity of potential presidential candidates, a move analysts said may be aimed at judging appetite for getting a former officer back in the post. The list on Facebook includes at least four ex-military officers, alongside Isla...