Jordan’s Islamists say they will boycott elections
Jordan's powerful Muslim Brotherhood said Friday it will boycott upcoming parliamentary elections in protest over recent changes to the kingdom's election laws, which it says fall short of opposition demands.
8 April, 2012 Egypt’s Brotherhood picks alternate candidate Egypt's most powerful political group, the Muslim Brotherhood, announced Saturday it is nominating the head of its party as a back-up candidate for president in the face of attempts to disqualify their primary nominee.
18 January, 2013 Jordan’s Islamists, opposition rally against vote AMMAN, Jordan (AP) ó Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists, youth activists and other opposition groups rallied Friday in Amman, calling for a boycott of next week's parliament elections.
28 April, 2013 Egypt president, judges compromising on reform law CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian president's office indicated Sunday a compromise has been reached with the judiciary to defuse an uproar over a proposed law that would have forced out thousands of the country's most senior judges.
31 January, 2012 Egypt justice minister rebuffs US envoy The Egyptian justice minister returned a letter Tuesday from the U.S. Ambassador to Egypt asking him to re-examine the issue of Americans barred from leaving the country.
14 April, 2012 10 Egyptian presidential hopefuls barred from race Egypt's election commission disqualified 10 presidential hopefuls, including the country's ex-spy chief and key Islamists, from running in a surprise decision that threatened to upend the already tumultuous race.