Ahmed Shafiq

Former Egypt PM Ahmed Shafiq to run in 2018 presidential poll: aides

Former Egypt PM Ahmed Shafiq to run in 2018 presidential poll: aides

The former premier has been acquitted and his lawyer had said he would be free to return, but it is thought that he fears another case might be brought against him.

Nov 29, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Less than third of voters turn out in Egypt election

In the latest vote, 60 seats from the lists saw clear winners, while in the first stage, another 60 were swept by a pro-Sisi coalition For Love of Egypt.

Nov 26, 2015, 01:13 AM IST

Mubarak`s last PM backs army`s Sisi for Egyptian president

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.

Sep 09, 2013, 20:17 PM IST

Egypt commission to look into election complaints

Egypt`s official news agency says an Election Commission will look into complaints by Presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq.

Jun 22, 2013, 21:50 PM IST

Egypt prosecutor to probe alleged election fraud

Egypt`s prosecutor general has ordered an investigation into complaints by former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq.

Oct 23, 2012, 13:49 PM IST

Egypt freezes assets of ex-candidate, ex-PM 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.

Oct 21, 2012, 22:40 PM IST

Egypt`s ex-presidential candidate referred to criminal court

Ahmed Shafiq, who had lost Egypt presidential elections to President Mohamed Morsi, was referred to a criminal court.

Oct 01, 2012, 16:46 PM IST

Muslim Brotherhood`s Mursi wins Egyptian Prez poll

Mursi won the historic post-Mubarak Presidential polls in Egypt to become the country`s first freely elected President.

Jul 24, 2012, 08:55 AM IST

Egypt: Defeated Ahmed Shafiq ‘leaves for UAE’

Ahmed Shafiq has left the country shortly after law suits were filed against him, claiming he had been involved in corruption.

Jun 27, 2012, 12:54 PM IST

Egypt presidential polls: Shafiq confident of win

Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafiq accused Muslim Brotherhood of ``playing games``.

Jun 22, 2012, 13:53 PM IST

Egypt President announcement may be delayed

Egyptian authorities may delay the announcement of the winner in the Prez runoff, expected on Thursday, because of complaints filed by two candidates.

Jun 20, 2012, 22:26 PM IST

Shafiq`s campaign claims victory in Egypt`s presidency run-off

A day after Mursi claimed victory, his opponent Ahmed Shafiq`s campaign made a dramatic counter-claim of winning the polls.

Jun 19, 2012, 22:38 PM IST

Egypt: Brotherhood claims victory, Army to give up power

Egypt`s ruling military council Monday vowed to hand over power to an elected president by June-end.

Jun 18, 2012, 20:18 PM IST

Egypt votes for Prez; low turnout shows disenchantment

Going head-to-head in the runoff are Ahmed Shafiq, a longtime friend of Hosni Mubarak, and Mohammed Morsi of Muslim Brotherhood.

Jun 17, 2012, 10:44 AM IST

Egyptians vote amid confusion and uncertainty

In an atmosphere clouded by part confusion and part despair, Egyptians flocked to the polling booths on Saturday.

Jun 16, 2012, 18:29 PM IST

Egypt court clears Mubarak aides for election

The "political isolation law" was approved in a bid to disqualify anyone who served in top government positions during Hosni Mubarak`s rule.

Jun 15, 2012, 09:04 AM IST

Egypt`s SC to rule on disenfranchisement law today

The Supreme Constitutional Court is anticipated to rule on the constitutionality of the Political Isolation Law.

Jun 14, 2012, 09:57 AM IST

Egyptians protest against ex-premier

Protesters in Egypt`s Tahrir Square staged mock trials for icons of the former regime.

Jun 09, 2012, 11:06 AM IST

Ahmed Shafiq’s HQ attacked following Mubarak ruling

Protesters in Egypt have reportedly attacked the campaign headquarters of Presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq.

Jun 03, 2012, 10:53 AM IST

Egypt: Protests against Mubarak-era candidate

Ahmed Shafiq was one of the top two finishers in the first round of Egypt`s landmark presidential election last month.

Jun 02, 2012, 00:51 AM IST