Monthly Archives: May 2014

EGYPT’S SABAHI CONTESTS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS RESULTS

CAIRO, Egypt, May 31 – The defeated candidate in Egypt’s presidential election, Hamdeen Sabahi, appealed on Friday, against results that gave former army chief, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi victory, saying election rules had been broken.

Leftist politician, Sabahi, won 3 percent …

INFLUENTIAL CLERIC QARADAWI URGES EGYPTIANS TO BOYCOTT ELECTIONS

DOHA,May 31 — The influential Qatar-based Muslim cleric Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi has called on Egyptians to boycott presidential elections and shun front-runner Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, saying the former army chief had “disobeyed God”.

The Egyptian-born cleric, who has close links …

Court Sentences 34 Alleged Brotherhood Supporters

An Egyptian court sentenced on Saturday 34 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to two years, fining them 1,000 pounds each, and acquitted two others over clashes in Old Cairo during celebrations of the third anniversary of the January 25 uprising.

The defendants …

Sisi’s Campaign Accuses Kuwaiti Newspaper of Fabrication

Presidential contender Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s campaign accused on Friday a Kuwaiti newspaper of fabricating statements he allegedly made to the newspaper.

Al-Jarida, a Kuwaiti daily newspaper, published a story quoting former Defence Minister Sisi in its Friday 30 May issue.…

Sabahi’s Campaign Officially Contests Presidential Election Result

The legal aisor for Hamdeen Sabahi’s presidential campaign said on Friday he will shortly contest the presidential election’s provisional results which reveal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s sweeping victory.

Lawyer Tarek Negeida told Aswat Masriya he will head to the Presidential Elections …