Former Egyptian PM Ahmed Shafiq says he will back army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for president, adding to speculation that man who overthrew Mohammed Morsi could become head of state.
Egypt`s official news agency says an Election Commission will look into complaints by Presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq.
Egypt`s prosecutor general has ordered an investigation into complaints by former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq.
Egyptian authorities say they are freezing the assets of presidential candidate and former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq and his daughters as part of the investigation into his wealth.
Ahmed Shafiq, who had lost Egypt presidential elections to President Mohamed Morsi, was referred to a criminal court.
Mursi won the historic post-Mubarak Presidential polls in Egypt to become the country`s first freely elected President.
Ahmed Shafiq has left the country shortly after law suits were filed against him, claiming he had been involved in corruption.
Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafiq accused Muslim Brotherhood of ``playing games``.
Egyptian authorities may delay the announcement of the winner in the Prez runoff, expected on Thursday, because of complaints filed by two candidates.
A day after Mursi claimed victory, his opponent Ahmed Shafiq`s campaign made a dramatic counter-claim of winning the polls.
Egypt`s ruling military council Monday vowed to hand over power to an elected president by June-end.
Going head-to-head in the runoff are Ahmed Shafiq, a longtime friend of Hosni Mubarak, and Mohammed Morsi of Muslim Brotherhood.
In an atmosphere clouded by part confusion and part despair, Egyptians flocked to the polling booths on Saturday.
The "political isolation law" was approved in a bid to disqualify anyone who served in top government positions during Hosni Mubarak`s rule.
The Supreme Constitutional Court is anticipated to rule on the constitutionality of the Political Isolation Law.
Protesters in Egypt`s Tahrir Square staged mock trials for icons of the former regime.
Protesters in Egypt have reportedly attacked the campaign headquarters of Presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq.
Ahmed Shafiq was one of the top two finishers in the first round of Egypt`s landmark presidential election last month.
Islamist Mohammed Morsi appeared to be trying to cash in on public resentment of his rival Ahmed Shafiq`s ties to Hosni Mubarak.
The Election Commission has announced that Ahmed Shafiq made it into a runoff vote with an Islamist rival.
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