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Sisi headed for big wins in Egypt`s presidential election

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 14:18

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the retired Field Marshall who toppled Egypt`s Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last year, was today heading for a landslide victory, bagging 96.2 per cent of total vote with most of the ballots counted.

Lower Egypt voter turnout threatens Sisi mandate

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 03:38

Egyptians cast their votes in a presidential election on Wednesday that is certain to install former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as president, but his call for an overwhelming mandate did not appear to have been heeded by voters.

Egypt extends presidential election for third day

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 23:35

Egypt`s electoral commission extended on Tuesday a presidential vote for a third day, amid reports of a low turnout in the first poll after the overthrow of the Islamist leader, state media said.

Former army chief Sisi poised for victory in Egypt election

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 03:43

Egyptians vote in a presidential election on Monday expected to sweep former army chief Abdel Fatah al-Sisi into office, reviving strongman rule three years after a popular uprising raised hopes of democracy free from military influence.

Gunmen shoot dead three policemen, wound nine in Cairo: Ministry

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 05:23

Gunmen travelling in a car opened fire on Tuesday on a group of Egyptian policemen outside Cairo`s Al-Azhar university, killing three and wounding nine others, the interior ministry said.

Bombs kill soldier, policeman ahead of Egypt campaign

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 21:44

Bombers killed a policeman and a soldier in Egypt Friday, hours before campaigning starts for presidential polls which the former army chief who deposed an elected Islamist leader is expected to win.

Egypt presidential election set for May 26, 27

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 22:04

Egypt`s electoral commission on Sunday said the presidential election will take place on May 26 and 27, 10 months after the army overthrew Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi.

Egypt passes presidential election law

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 22:51

Egypt`s interim president issued anticipated decree that governs upcoming presidential election, clearing the way for the vote that many expect the country`s military chief to take part in and win.

Egypt to hold presidential election first: Mansour

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 01:04

Egypt will hold a presidential election before parliamentary polls this year, interim President Adly Mansour said move that could pave way for the swift election of army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Egypt: Protests against Mubarak-era candidate

Last Updated: Saturday, June 02, 2012, 00:51

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

Egypt finally bids adieu to emergency law

Last Updated: Thursday, May 31, 2012, 22:34

Egypt did away with a three decade old state of emergency, with the ruling military council stating that it would not be further extended.

Egypt allows 13 presidential candidates to run

Last Updated: Thursday, April 26, 2012, 21:38

The list includes Ahmed Shafiq, the last PM to serve under Hosni Mubarak, who was disqualified and then reinstated.