In Egypt's election, turnout provides the only suspenseThis week's presidential election in Egypt is not about who wins - that was settled long ago - but about how many people bother to cast ballots.
Sisi widely expected to win landslide in Egypt election"Last major issue that needs to be resolved is turnout" - FRANCE 24 reporter Christopher Moore.
In The Papers
‘Egypt's presidential election is a lie’Monday, March 26, 2018: On the front page of pan-Arab paper Al-Araby Al-Jadeed: One of the rare billboards advertising Egyptian leader Sisi's challenger; a man who is a mere…
Egypt: Seven years since the revolutionAs Egypt votes in presidential elections, here are key events in the turbulent country since the 2011 uprising that ended the 30-year rule of strongman Hosni Mubarak.
Moussa Mostafa Moussa: Egypt's sole opposition candidateMoussa Mostafa Moussa, Egypt's sole opposition candidate, poses no threat to incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Deadly car bombing rocks Egypt’s AlexandriaAn explosion rocked Egypt’s second-largest city of Alexandria Saturday, killing a policeman and wounding four others, according to the interior ministry.
In The Papers
Was the French national strike a success?FRENCH PAPERS - Fri. 23.03.18: We take a look at how the French press is weighing in on Thursday’s national strike. Some papers say it was a flop, while others call it a people’s…
Middle East Matters
Egypt: Supporters of President Sisi make their voices heardIn Egypt, polls will soon open in a presidential election that's widely seen as a guaranteed win for the incumbent leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. The former army chief's only…
Egypt's Sisi wages war on media ahead of re-election bidDisinformation, militarisation of the press and outright repression: These are the tools of media control in President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s Egypt as he heads into a virtually…
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