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# muslim-brotherhood - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Libyan Council hands over power to first elected assembly

The new assembly includes members from the Muslim Brotherhood, conservative Salafis, liberals and a bloc of independents.

# muslim-brotherhood - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Liberal alliance ahead in Libya's first post-Gaddafi elections

The structure of the new interim parliament means that the result is still uncertain as a broadly liberal coalition secured more seats than the Islamist parties.

# muslim-brotherhood - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Voting begins in Libya's first free elections in 50 years

The elections are the first to be held since the ousting of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi but there are fears that violence could disrupt the voting.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 25 June, 2012

New Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi promises to be 'leader for all Egyptians'

The Muslim Brotherhood candidate is the country’s first Islamist leader, but has pledged to try and build national unity.

# muslim-brotherhood - Sunday 24 June, 2012

And the winner of the Egyptian presidential election is...

The result of the presidential election was finally announced this afternoon.

# muslim-brotherhood - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Egypt's presidential election results due tomorrow

Tensions are high as the country awaits confirmation of its first new president in three decades.

# muslim-brotherhood - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Egypt: Officials delay announcing election winner

Political tensions have been sent soaring in Egypt as officials postpone declaring the winner of the country’s first new presidential elections in three decades.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 18 June, 2012

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood claim election win as army accused of 'coup'

Mohammed Mursi has claimed victory in the presidential election but the sweeping powers that the military have given themselves may render him toothless.

# muslim-brotherhood - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Crowds gather in Egypt's Tahrir Square as protests continue

Demonstrations in the aftermath of the trial of former president Hosni Mubarak continued today as the ex-dictator’s health was reported to have deteriorated further.

# muslim-brotherhood - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Anger in Egypt: riots in Cairo over election results Egypt This post contains videos

Anger in Egypt: riots in Cairo over election results

The HQ of run-off election candidate – and former PM – Ahmad Shafiq was set on fire by angry protesters.

# muslim-brotherhood - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Ex-Mubarak PM praises Egypt's uprising ahead of presidential run-off

Ahmed Shafiq praised the revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak last year as he prepares for a run-off vote with the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi in Egypt next month.

# muslim-brotherhood - Friday 25 May, 2012

Brotherhood claims lead as Egypt vote count begins

None of the five prominent candidates are expected to win outright in the first round, with a run-off between the two leading contenders expected to be held June 16-17.

# muslim-brotherhood - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Timeline: One year since Egypt's Arab Spring Egypt This post contains videos This post contains images

Timeline: One year since Egypt's Arab Spring

Looking back in photos at the main events of the past year which saw Egypt’s president Mubarak forced out of office after 30 years in power.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 16 January, 2012

Trial postponed for Egyptian tycoon who 'insulted religion' with a Twitpic

Naguib Sawiris posted a picture to Twitter showing Mickey and Minnie Mouse wearing Islamic clothing.

# muslim-brotherhood - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Egypt holds third and final round of voting in first post-Mubarak elections

Islamist parties are expected to consolidate their gains from the first two rounds and win the majority in the 498-seat lower house.

# muslim-brotherhood - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

In pictures: Egypt heads to polls for second round of elections Egypt This post contains images

In pictures: Egypt heads to polls for second round of elections

Votes are being cast today to fill the next batch of seats available in Egypt’s lower house.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 28 November, 2011

Egypt goes to the polls - amid turmoil on the streets Egypt This post contains images

Egypt goes to the polls - amid turmoil on the streets

The parliamentary elections are significant as it is the first time Egyptians have voted since the overthrow of former president Hosni Mubarak in February.

# muslim-brotherhood - Monday 21 November, 2011

In pictures: Egyptian cabinet tenders resignation amid Tahrir violence Tahrir This post contains images

In pictures: Egyptian cabinet tenders resignation amid Tahrir violence

Twenty-four people have been confirmed dead in clashes between riot police and protesters calling for urgent political reform.

# muslim-brotherhood - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Syrian president issues amnesty to political protesters

The opposition has dismissed President Bashar al-Assad’s amnesty, while it’s thought that the US will soon call for his to step down. More that a thousand people have been killed in Syria in the regime’s crackdown on the uprising.

# muslim-brotherhood - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Thousands take to streets of Cairo for "second revolution" in Egypt

The demonstrators were calling for Egypt’s military rulers to speed up the pace of democratic reforms in a country that is still charting its political future.

# muslim-brotherhood - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

USA had concerns over Dublin-based Muslim think tank - WikiLeaks

New leaked diplomatic cables show how the US asking its Dublin office to provide profiles of influential Irish Muslims.

# muslim-brotherhood - Sunday 6 February, 2011

Landmark talks in Egypt as unrest continues

Egypt’s new vice president met with opposition groups today, offering a number of concessions to appease protesters.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know: FG to outline its plans for HSE abolition; two protesters killed in Tunisia; UK police given good cycling advice.

# muslim-brotherhood - Friday 28 January, 2011

Egypt plugs out the internet as protests move to Yemen

As Yemen becomes the next Arab nation to see protests on the streets, Egypt stops demonstrators from organising online.