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By Larisa Epatko
With this week's presidential election representing the end of the transition from a military to civilian government, many Egyptians will be watching not only the results but for a clean process as well.
After a riot at a soccer match killed at least 74 people Wednesday in Port Said, Egypt, new violence erupted Thursday in Cairo with protesters demanding that the country's generals give up power. Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News reports.
As Egyptians amassed in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the start of their regime-changing revolution, many are still divided on where they see the country going, said GlobalPost correspondent Erin Cunningham.
By P. J. Tobia
A police crackdown on protesters in Cairo, during the second stage of Egypt's election, led to the most-violent episodes yet in the post-Mubarak era. Margaret Warner gets the latest from The New York Times' David Kirkpatrick, who has been covering…
Egypt's top two Islamist parties -- the Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafists -- are squaring off in runoff elections this week. "Now we have a real street fight in the precincts," says Charles Sennott, executive editor of GlobalPost. "Who puts…
Despite some rumors of political parties trying to entice votes through payments and other means, a second day of voting in Egypt came without the violence many had feared.
Egypt's election scene, complete with campaign ads on TV and posters and billboards plastered around town, is just like any other country. But little else is similar.
After five days of heated -- and sometimes deadly-- confrontations with police this week, protesters and Egyptian authorities have called a truce in the capital Cairo just days before parliamentary elections are set to begin.
Unless unrest in Cairo delays them, Egypt's military leaders plan to hold parliamentary elections starting Nov. 28 to forge ahead on a planned transition to democracy following the ouster of Hosni Mubarak. Our partners at the international website GlobalPost are…
For a third straight day in Egypt's capital Cairo, police tried to beat back protesters who were flinging rocks and Molotov cocktails, angered by a draft constitution guideline that they say gives the military too much power.
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