Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Candidate Promises Accountability

Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate Mohamed Mursi says if he's elected president, he'll stay accountable to all citizens and not only the Muslim Brotherhood.


  • Egypt:  Al-Shater - My Legal Position is Sound

    Aswat Masriya, 9 April 2012

    Presidential candidate and former deputy head of the Muslim Brotherhood Khairat Al-Shater stated that his candidacy is based on solid legal grounds after charges of money ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Al-Awa Submits Presidential Documents

    Aswat Masriya, 4 April 2012

    Islamic scholar, Mohamed Selim Al-Awa, submitted his official candidacy documents on Wednesday afternoon to the High Presidential Elections Commission, secured by the endorsements ... read more »


  • Egypt:  HPEC Forms Panel to Supervise Presidential Campaigns Funding

    Aswat Masriya, 3 April 2012

    The High Presidential Elections Commission (HPEC) has decided to form a panel to supervise the funding of presidential campaigns, supervising the sources and ensuring candidates do ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Abdullah Al-Ashaal Withdraws From Presidential Race in Favor of Al-Shater

    Aswat Masriya, 3 April 2012

    Candidate Abdullah Al-Ashaal withdrew from Egypt's presidential race in favor of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB)'s candidate Khairat Al-Shater, announced Mohamed Badie, the supreme ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Popstar Saad Al-Sughayar Intends to Run for President

    Aswat Masriya, 3 April 2012

    Popular singer, Saad Al-Sughayar intends to run for Egypt president. read more »

  • Egypt:  Khalid Ali Wants Candidate of 'The President' Banners Revealed

    Aswat Masriya, 3 April 2012

    Campaign of the youngest presidential candidate, Khalid Ali, sent out a warning to the head of the High Presidential Elections Commission (HPEC) to investigate the huge banners, ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Hpec Chairman - Five Candidates Meet Nationality Requirement

    Egypt State Information Service, 3 April 2012

    Chairman of the Higher Presidential Elections Commission (HPEC) Farouq Sultan said on Monday 2/4/2012 that the HPEC received from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Confusion Over Presidential Candidacy

    Catholic Information Service for Africa, 3 April 2012

    The Muslim Brotherhood's decision to present its own candidate in the presidential elections in Egypt is dividing the local and international commentators. read more »

  • Egypt:  Former Policeman Submits Presidential Documents

    Aswat Masriya, 2 April 2012

    Former police officer, Mahmoud Hossam and head of the Bedaya Party submitted his presidential documents to the High Presidential Elections Commission on Monday, along with 40, 000 ... read more »

  • Egypt:  FJP Names Kahirat Al-Shatter As Presidential Candidate

    Egypt State Information Service, 1 April 2012

    The Muslim Brotherhood group and its political arm Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) announced on Saturday 31/3/2012 the nomination of Deputy Murshid (Guide) Khairat al-Shatter as ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Khaled Ali Urges Brotherhood to Separate Preaching From Politics

    Aswat Masriya, 31 March 2012

    Hopeful presidential candidate Khaled Ali urged the Muslim Brotherhood to separate between preaching and political work, saying that it deliberately mixes up concepts to influence ... read more »

  • Egypt:  HPEC - Abu-Ismail First Candidate With Over 30 Proxies From MPs

    Egypt State Information Service, 31 March 2012

    Presidential hopeful Hazem Abu-Ismail is the first candidate to register for the elections with proxies from more than 30 lawmakers, the Higher Presidential Elections Commission ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Head of Nation's Socialist Arab Party Seeks Nomination

    Aswat Masriya, 31 March 2012

    Head of Egypt's Socialist Arab Party Wahid Al-Oqsori decided to participate in the presidential race supported by people's recommendations after his party failed to win any ... read more »

  • Egypt:  HPEC - Abul-Fotouh Officially Runs for President

    Egypt State Information Service, 30 March 2012

    Presidential hopeful Abdel-Moneim Abul-Fotouh officially submitted his candidacy-registration papers to the Higher Presidential Election Commission (HPEC) on Thursday 29/03/2012. read more »

  • Egypt:  Abu Ismail Officially Runs for Presidency

    Aswat Masriya, 30 March 2012

    Presidential candidate Hazem Salah Abu Ismail officially presented his nomination papers to head of the Higher Committee for Presidential Elections Judge Farouk Sultan. read more »

  • Egypt:  Higher Presidential Elections Commission Seeks Information On Candidates' Nationality

    Egypt State Information Service, 29 March 2012

    The Higher Presidential Elections Commission (HPEC) sent on Wednesday 28/3/2012 a memorandum to the Ministry of Interior's Travel Documents, Immigration and Nationality ... read more »

  • Egypt:  1103 Citizens Intend to Run for President

    Aswat Masriya, 28 March 2012

    One thousand one hundred and three citizens have expressed their intention to run for Egypt's highest office since the floor for presidential registration was opened on March 10, ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Bastawisi Runs for President as Tagamoa Candidate

    Aswat Masriya, 27 March 2012

    Former vice-chairman of the Cassation Court, Hisham Bastawisi, has officially announced his intention to run for Egypt's highest office as the Tagamoa Party candidate. read more »

  • Egypt:  Committee - Presidential Palaces' Possessions Intact

    Egypt State Information Service, 27 March 2012

    All treasures and possessions inside presidential palaces and headquarters are intact, said the Inventory Committee on Monday 26/3/2012. read more »