May 22, 2012 More than a year after its revolution, Egypt votes for a new president on Wednesday and Thursday. The race is wide open and none of the 12 candidates is expected to get an outright majority. If those forecasts prove true, a runoff will take place next month between the two top vote-getters.
May 18, 2012 Egypt had a revolution last year as the country united behind a call to oust Hosni Mubarak and sweep away his regime. Yet just days before the country's presidential election, the front-runner is Amr Moussa — one of the country's most prominent political figures during Mubarak's rule.
April 26, 2012 The election is less than a month away, and the front-runner appears to be Amr Moussa, who is known internationally as the former head of the Arab League. Two prominent Islamists are also in the race, along with a former prime minister under Hosni Mubarak.
April 23, 2012 Once excited about the prospect of their first, free presidential elections, Egyptian voters are growing frustrated. Many don't know who the candidates are or what they stand for. And the recent disqualification of 10 candidates has only complicated the race.
April 18, 2012 Election officials upheld their ban of nearly half of the presidential candidates running in next month's contest. Among them are two leading Islamist candidates and the intelligence chief for former President Hosni Mubarak. The decision radically alters the race for a post that will shape Egypt's political landscape.
April 2, 2012 In the wake of a deadly soccer riot in Egypt's Port Said earlier this year, 75 people face murder charges, while the local team has been banned and the stadium shuttered. Now, officials and residents say the tragedy has destroyed their city's reputation and left them in financial trouble.
March 28, 2012 After decades of neglect and abuse by Egypt's former regime, Bedouin tribesmen say they are kidnapping Western visitors in an attempt to force the government to meet basic needs such as running water. They say they aren't happy doing it, but they feel they have no choice.