National Democratic Party (Egypt)
The National Democratic Party (Arabic: الحزب الوطني الديمقراطي‎ Al-Ḥizb Al-Waṭanī Ad-Dīmūqrāṭī), often simply called in Arabic: الحزب الوطني‎ Al-Ḥizb al-Waṭaniy – the "National Par...
National Democratic Party (Egypt) - Wikipedia
Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak released from prison
After nearly six years in custody, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed.
Politics of Egypt - Mubarak quits Cairo as people march on palace - World news - Mideast/N. Africa - msnbc.com
Hosni Mubarak left Cairo for the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, according to sources and officials, after protesters marched on his main presidential palace and held vast rallies across Egypt.
Politics of Egypt
The politics of Egypt is based on republicanism, with a semi-presidential system of government. Following the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, and the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, executive po...
Egyptian parliamentary election, 2010
The Egyptian parliamentary elections of 2010 first voting round was held in Egypt on 28 November 2010 and the second round was held on 5 December 2010.The election was scheduled in two stages to form ...
Egyptian parliamentary election, 2010 - Wikipedia
2011 Egyptian revolution
The Egyptian Revolution of 2011, locally known as the January 25 Revolution (Arabic: ثورة 25 يناير‎; Thawret 25 yanāyir), began on 25 January 2011 and was part of the Arab Spring and also kn...
Youth bulge
A population pyramid, also called an age pyramid or age picture diagram, is a graphical illustration that shows the distribution of various age groups in a population (typically that of a country or r...
Youth bulge - Wikipedia
Demographic trap
According to the Encyclopedia of International Development, the term demographic trap is used by demographers "to describe the combination of high fertility (birth rates) and declining mortality (deat...
Domestic responses to the Egyptian Revolution of 2011
There have been numerous domestic responses to the 2011 Egyptian revolution. Opposition parties, activists and religious bodies have been staunchly demanding Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resigna...
Domestic responses to the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 - Wikipedia
2013 Egyptian coup d'état
On 3 July 2013, a coalition led by the Egyptian army chief General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi removed the President of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, from power and suspended the Egyptian constitution. The move came...
2013 Egyptian coup d'état - Wikipedia
Mohamed Morsi
Mohamed Morsi (Arabic: محمد محمد مرسى عيسى العياط‎, ALA-LC: Muḥammad Muḥammad Mursī ‘Īsá al-‘Ayyāṭ, [mæˈħæmmæd mæˈħæmmæd ˈmoɾsi ˈʕiːsæ (ʔe)l.ʕɑjˈjɑːtˤ]; born 8 August 1951) is an Egyptian po...
Mohamed Morsi - Wikipedia
Supreme Council of the Armed Forces
The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF; Arabic: المجلس الأعلى للقوات المسلحة‎, al-Maǧlis al-ʾAʿlā lil-Quwwāt al-Musallaḥa, also Higher Council of the Armed Forces) is a statutory body...
Supreme Council of the Armed Forces - Wikipedia
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil el-Sisi (Arabic: عبد الفتاح سعيد حسين خليل السيسي‎ ‘Abdu l-Fattāḥ Sa‘īd Ḥusayn Khalīl as-Sīsī, [ʕæbdel.fætˈtæːħ sæˈʕiːd ħeˈseːn xæˈliːl esˈsiːsi]; born 19 N...
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi - Wikipedia
Emergency law in Egypt
An Emergency Law was first enacted in Egypt in 1958, as Law No. 162 of 1958. A state of emergency was declared in 1967 during the 1967 Arab-Israeli War which lasted until 1980. After a break of 18 mon...
President of Egypt
The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt (Arabic: رئيس جمهورية مصر العربية‎) is the head of state of Egypt. Under the Constitution of Egypt, the president is also the supreme commander o...
Islam and democracy
Islamic democracy refers to a political ideology that seeks to apply Islamic principles to public policy within a democratic framework. In practice, there are three kinds of political systems in the M...
Egyptian Islamic Jihad
The Egyptian Islamic Jihad (Arabic: الجهاد الإسلامي المصري‎) (EIJ) formerly called simply Islamic Jihad (الجهاد الإسلامي and Liberation Army for Holy Sites) originally referred to as al-Jiha...
Economy of Egypt
The economy of Egypt was a highly centralized planned economy focused on import substitution under President Gamal Abdel Nasser. In the 1990s, a series of International Monetary Fund arrangements, cou...
Economy of Egypt - Wikipedia
Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt
The Muslim Brotherhood (Arabic: جماعة الاخوان المسلمين‎ gammāʿat al-ʾiḫwān/al-ikhwan/el-ekhwan al-muslimīn, [elʔexˈwæːn]) in Egypt is a Sunni Islamist religious, political, and social movem...
Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt - Wikipedia
2011 Egyptian protests
The Egyptian Revolution of 2011, locally known as the January 25 Revolution (Arabic: ثورة 25 يناير‎; Thawret 25 yanāyir), began on 25 January 2011 and was part of the Arab Spring and also kn...
2011 Egyptian protests - Wikipedia
Egyptian presidential election, 2011
A presidential election was held in Egypt in two rounds, the first on 23 and 24 May 2012 and the second on 16 and 17 June. The Muslim Brotherhood declared early 18 June 2012, that its candidate, Moham...
Egyptian presidential election, 2011 - Wikipedia
Foreign relations of Egypt
Foreign relations of the Arab Republic of Egypt are the Egyptian government's external relations with the outside world. Egypt's foreign policy operates along a non-aligned level. Factors such as popu...
Gama'at Islamiya
Al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya (Arabic: الجماعة الإسلامية‎ al-jamāʻah al-islāmīyah, "the Islamic Group"; also transliterated El Gama'a El Islamiyya; also called "Islamic Groups" and transliterated ...
Gama'at Islamiya - Wikipedia
Timeline of the 2011 Egyptian revolution under Hosni Mubarak's rule
The following chronological summary of major events took place during the 2011 Egyptian revolution right up to Hosni Mubarak's resignation as the fourth President of Egypt on 11 February 2011.From 198...
Timeline of the 2011 Egyptian revolution under Hosni Mubarak's rule - Wikipedia
Elections in Egypt
Elections in Egypt are held for the President and a unicameral legislature. The President of Egypt is elected for a four-year term by popular vote.Suffrage is universal and compulsory for every Egypti...
Egyptian constitutional review committee of 2011
A committee formed in February 2011 by the Egyptian military following suspension of the constitution during the 2011 Egyptian revolution. The committee's purpose is to review the constitution of Egyp...
Egyptian constitutional review committee of 2011 - Wikipedia
Secularism in Egypt
Secularism in Egypt has had a very important role to play in both the history of Egypt and that of the Middle East. Egypt’s first experience of Secularism started with the British Occupation (1882–195...