This week, the ruling National Democratic Party scored a landslide victory in the first round of the People’s Assembly election, amid allegations of fraud, intimidation and violence. Daily News Egypt’s Jon Jensen and Mohamed Effat report from Minya on Election Day. Story published December 3, 2010 by Daily News Egypt.
As Egyptians head to the polls today, many are already questioning the election’s legitimacy after incidents of intimidation and other abuses by the government of Hosni Mubarak.
Ahead of parliamentary elections, Egypt again cracks down on opposition groups.
The family of a 20-year-old Ahmed Shaaban, found dead in the Mahmoudia Canal, say he was tortured to death by police officers from the Sidi Gaber Police Station in Alexandria.
Egypt’s shoot-to-kill policy along its border with Israel is questioned.
The largest collection of Islamic art in the world is back on display. Today, Cairo’s Museum of Islamic Art officially opened after nearly a decade of renovation. Story published October 25, 2010 by Daily News Egypt.
Few opposition parties heed call of Egypt’s most visible reform leader to boycott election.
Leila, daughter of pro-reform activist Mohamed ElBaradei, made headlines this week when an anonymous Facebook user uploaded her private pictures to the social networking site. Story originally published September 8, 2010 by Daily News Egypt.
But for many Egyptians, the cacophony of the call to prayer is the whole point.
In Luxor, veterinarians from the Brooke Hospital for Animals scramble to help a young donkey with a gushing wound.
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As BP caps Gulf Coast leak, Egypt wrestles with response to its own spill.