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# muslim-brotherhood - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Libyan Council hands over power to first elected assembly
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan Council hands over power to first elected assembly

Aug 9th 2012, 10:28 AM 1,142 Views 5 Comments

The new assembly includes members from the Muslim Brotherhood, conservative Salafis, liberals and a bloc of independents.

# muslim-brotherhood - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Liberal alliance ahead in Libya's first post-Gaddafi elections
# Libya
# Libya

Liberal alliance ahead in Libya's first post-Gaddafi elections

Jul 18th 2012, 10:26 AM 1,124 Views 4 Comments

The structure of the new interim parliament means that the result is still uncertain as a broadly liberal coalition secured more seats than the Islamist parties.

# muslim-brotherhood - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Voting begins in Libya's first free elections in 50 years
# Libya
# Libya

Voting begins in Libya's first free elections in 50 years

Jul 7th 2012, 10:22 AM 1,343 Views 5 Comments

The elections are the first to be held since the ousting of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi but there are fears that violence could disrupt the voting.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 25 June, 2012

New Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi promises to be 'leader for all Egyptians'
# Olive Branch
# Olive Branch

New Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi promises to be 'leader for all Egyptians'

Jun 25th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,064 Views 2 Comments

The Muslim Brotherhood candidate is the country’s first Islamist leader, but has pledged to try and build national unity.

# muslim-brotherhood - Sunday 24 June, 2012

And the winner of the Egyptian presidential election is...
# Result
# Result

And the winner of the Egyptian presidential election is...

Jun 24th 2012, 3:31 PM 3,665 Views 29 Comments

The result of the presidential election was finally announced this afternoon.

# muslim-brotherhood - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Egypt's presidential election results due tomorrow
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt's presidential election results due tomorrow

Jun 23rd 2012, 3:07 PM 1,471 Views 1 Comment

Tensions are high as the country awaits confirmation of its first new president in three decades.

# muslim-brotherhood - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Egypt: Officials delay announcing election winner
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt: Officials delay announcing election winner

Jun 21st 2012, 8:26 AM 1,163 Views 0 Comments

Political tensions have been sent soaring in Egypt as officials postpone declaring the winner of the country’s first new presidential elections in three decades.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 18 June, 2012

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood claim election win as army accused of 'coup'
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood claim election win as army accused of 'coup'

Jun 18th 2012, 11:23 AM 1,614 Views 3 Comments

Mohammed Mursi has claimed victory in the presidential election but the sweeping powers that the military have given themselves may render him toothless.

# muslim-brotherhood - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Crowds gather in Egypt's Tahrir Square as protests continue
# Egypt
# Egypt

Crowds gather in Egypt's Tahrir Square as protests continue

Jun 5th 2012, 9:26 PM 2,588 Views 4 Comments

Demonstrations in the aftermath of the trial of former president Hosni Mubarak continued today as the ex-dictator’s health was reported to have deteriorated further.

# muslim-brotherhood - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Anger in Egypt: riots in Cairo over election results
# Egypt
# Egypt

Anger in Egypt: riots in Cairo over election results

May 29th 2012, 9:19 AM 1,218 Views 4 Comments

The HQ of run-off election candidate – and former PM – Ahmad Shafiq was set on fire by angry protesters.

# muslim-brotherhood - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Ex-Mubarak PM praises Egypt's uprising ahead of presidential run-off
# Egypt
# Egypt

Ex-Mubarak PM praises Egypt's uprising ahead of presidential run-off

May 26th 2012, 3:02 PM 920 Views 0 Comments

Ahmed Shafiq praised the revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak last year as he prepares for a run-off vote with the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi in Egypt next month.

# muslim-brotherhood - Friday 25 May, 2012

Brotherhood claims lead as Egypt vote count begins
# Egypt
# Egypt

Brotherhood claims lead as Egypt vote count begins

May 25th 2012, 9:54 AM 709 Views 2 Comments

None of the five prominent candidates are expected to win outright in the first round, with a run-off between the two leading contenders expected to be held June 16-17.

# muslim-brotherhood - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Timeline: One year since Egypt's Arab Spring
# Egypt
# Egypt

Timeline: One year since Egypt's Arab Spring

Jan 25th 2012, 7:15 AM 1,859 Views 0 Comments

Looking back in photos at the main events of the past year which saw Egypt’s president Mubarak forced out of office after 30 years in power.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 16 January, 2012

Trial postponed for Egyptian tycoon who 'insulted religion' with a Twitpic
# Egypt
# Egypt

Trial postponed for Egyptian tycoon who 'insulted religion' with a Twitpic

Jan 16th 2012, 6:14 PM 2,330 Views 20 Comments

Naguib Sawiris posted a picture to Twitter showing Mickey and Minnie Mouse wearing Islamic clothing.

# muslim-brotherhood - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Egypt holds third and final round of voting in first post-Mubarak elections
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt holds third and final round of voting in first post-Mubarak elections

Jan 3rd 2012, 1:57 PM 739 Views 0 Comments

Islamist parties are expected to consolidate their gains from the first two rounds and win the majority in the 498-seat lower house.

# muslim-brotherhood - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

In pictures: Egypt heads to polls for second round of elections
# Egypt
# Egypt

In pictures: Egypt heads to polls for second round of elections

Dec 14th 2011, 2:54 PM 573 Views 0 Comments

Votes are being cast today to fill the next batch of seats available in Egypt’s lower house.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 28 November, 2011

Egypt goes to the polls - amid turmoil on the streets
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt goes to the polls - amid turmoil on the streets

Nov 28th 2011, 9:42 AM 462 Views 0 Comments

The parliamentary elections are significant as it is the first time Egyptians have voted since the overthrow of former president Hosni Mubarak in February.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 21 November, 2011

In pictures: Egyptian cabinet tenders resignation amid Tahrir violence
# Tahrir
# Tahrir

In pictures: Egyptian cabinet tenders resignation amid Tahrir violence

Nov 21st 2011, 8:54 PM 1,370 Views 0 Comments

Twenty-four people have been confirmed dead in clashes between riot police and protesters calling for urgent political reform.

# muslim-brotherhood - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Syrian president issues amnesty to political protesters
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian president issues amnesty to political protesters

Jun 1st 2011, 2:07 PM 284 Views 0 Comments

The opposition has dismissed President Bashar al-Assad’s amnesty, while it’s thought that the US will soon call for his to step down. More that a thousand people have been killed in Syria in the regime’s crackdown on the uprising.

# muslim-brotherhood - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Thousands take to streets of Cairo for "second revolution" in Egypt
# Egypt
# Egypt

Thousands take to streets of Cairo for "second revolution" in Egypt

May 28th 2011, 1:41 PM 203 Views 0 Comments

The demonstrators were calling for Egypt’s military rulers to speed up the pace of democratic reforms in a country that is still charting its political future.

# muslim-brotherhood - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

USA had concerns over Dublin-based Muslim think tank - WikiLeaks
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

USA had concerns over Dublin-based Muslim think tank - WikiLeaks

Apr 26th 2011, 12:37 PM 7,829 Views 1 Comment

New leaked diplomatic cables show how the US asking its Dublin office to provide profiles of influential Irish Muslims.

# muslim-brotherhood - Sunday 6 February, 2011

Landmark talks in Egypt as unrest continues
# Egypt
# Egypt

Landmark talks in Egypt as unrest continues

Feb 6th 2011, 3:04 PM 576 Views 0 Comments

Egypt’s new vice president met with opposition groups today, offering a number of concessions to appease protesters.

# muslim-brotherhood - Friday 28 January, 2011

Egypt plugs out the internet as protests move to Yemen
# Middle East
# Middle East

Egypt plugs out the internet as protests move to Yemen

Jan 28th 2011, 10:18 AM 1,208 Views 0 Comments

As Yemen becomes the next Arab nation to see protests on the streets, Egypt stops demonstrators from organising online.