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Egypt extends detention for leaders of banned Brotherhood
Egypt has extended the detention period for four leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood arrested in May after the group held nationwide protests for political reform. Hundreds of group members were arrested during protests in favor of multi-candidate p (More)
Egyptian militant arrested in pre-election crackdown
Mahmoud Ezzat, secretary-general of outlawed Egyptian opposition group Muslim Brotherhood , was arrested by Egyptian authorities early Sunday. Egyptian police say that Ezzat, the fourth ranking member of the Brotherhood, is the highest profile membe (More)
Opposition urges boycott of Egyptian constitutional referendum
The three main opposition parties in Egypt, the moderate-left Wafd , Marxist Tagamu , and the Nasserist Party have joined forces to voice their opposition to a May 25 referendum on an Egyptian constitutional amendment allowing competitive preside (More)
Egypt parliament approves constitutional amendment for multi-candidate elections
Egypt's upper house of parliament Sunday approved an amendment to the Egyptian Constitution setting regulations for Egypt's first multi-candidate presidential election despite fear in some quarters that the guidelines would exclude serious (More)
Jailed Islamic militant announces run for Egyptian presidency
A leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood announced Saturday through his lawyer that he would run as a candidate against Egyptian President Hosny Mubarak in upcoming elections, although his party has not formally endorsed his candidacy. Essam el (More)