Topic: Muslim Brotherhood
The first day of voting in Egypt's parliamentary election has been surprisingly calm and orderly. But the process will stretch out over three rounds set to culminate in January.
11/28/2011 11:01 am
The Muslim Brotherhood chose not to support protests against Egypt's military rulers this past week. It could hurt them in parliamentary elections tomorrow.
11/27/2011 04:29 pm
The White House released a statement Friday that calls for a speedy transfer to ‘just and inclusive’ civilian rule in Egypt. The statement came as tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.
11/25/2011 01:22 pm
The Obama administration is caught between two unpalatable options: backing elections that the Islamists are likely to win, or recommending a postponement and risk sounding anti-democratic.
11/23/2011 02:52 pm
A roundup of Egypt analysis after the mass protests – and harsh crackdown – around Tahrir Square over the past few days. Some democracy supporters advocate delaying next week's elections.
11/23/2011 09:27 am
The military overplayed its hand and something has broken, again, in Egypt.
11/22/2011 04:40 pm
Egypt's de facto military ruler, Mohammed Hussein Tantawi, promised presidential elections by July. But the masses in Tahrir Square vowed to stay put until he stepped down.
11/22/2011 02:49 pm
Competing US demands for democracy and stability in Egypt have led to a stand-back policy approach. But a surge of deadly violence and signals from the Egyptian military may change all that.
11/21/2011 05:12 pm
At least 24 have been killed in fresh Tahrir Square protests against the military junta. The cabinet resigned today, but many say the standoff can be ended only by significant concessions from the military.
11/21/2011 03:35 pm
Protests in Cairo since Friday reveal the grab for dominance by the military and Muslim Brotherhood in coming elections. Civilian, secular authority is needed for a clean transition to democracy.
11/21/2011 01:29 pm