Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Egypt

Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: Egypt

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Oct 18: Egyptians voted in the first of three rounds of elections for the 444-seat Parliament. [10/19 NYT, 10/27 MEED]

Oct. 24: In Ashmun, 25 miles north of Cairo, in the first stage of parliamentary runoff elections, supporters of opposition candidates clashed with policemen outside of polling stations barring citizens from voting, killing one man. [10/25 NYT]

Oct. 25: State television reported that in the first stage of runoff elections for the 444-seat Parliament, supporters-both "independents" and members-of the National Democratic Party (NDP) of President Husni Mubarak had won 118 of 150 seats. [10/26 NYT, WP]

Oct. 26: The Washington Post reported that in the runoff elections held on 24 October, minutes before results were declared, 53 "independents" had announced their decisions to join the NDP. [10/26 WP]

Nov. 4: Citizens in the Nile Delta, Sinai Peninsula, and southern Egypt voted in the second round of parliamentary elections. [11/5 NYT, WP]

In Atmida, Dakahala, and Tanta villages, police clashed with prospective voters, killing four and injuring 60. [11/5 NYT, WP]

Nov. 8: Egyptians voted in the third phase of parliamentary elections. [11/9 NYT, FT, WP, 11/17 MEED]

In Dokki neighborhood, in Cairo, assailants attacked Mamoun el-Hodeiby, Deputy Chairman of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, as he drove to a polling station. …

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