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.

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.

Egypt prosecutor to probe alleged election fraud

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Egypt presidential polls: Shafiq confident of win

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Egyptians vote amid confusion and uncertainty

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

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.

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.

Egyptians protest against ex-premier

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

Ahmed Shafiq’s HQ attacked following Mubarak ruling

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

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.

Egypt`s Islamist candidate disses old regime

Islamist Mohammed Morsi appeared to be trying to cash in on public resentment of his rival Ahmed Shafiq`s ties to Hosni Mubarak.

Egypt: Protesters burn office of Ahmed Shafiq

The Election Commission has announced that Ahmed Shafiq made it into a runoff vote with an Islamist rival.