The fear of unrest and chaos related to the results of the first round of the Egyptian Presidential election has already been realized. The offices of Ahmed Shafiq, the former Air Force General and Hosni Mubarak’s last Prime Minister, who finished second in the voting and made the runoff, burned last night.
|By: David Dayen Tuesday May 29, 2012 7:00 am|
|By: David Dayen Monday May 28, 2012 2:10 pm|
What many see as the worst-case scenario for the Egyptian elections has come to pass, with the first round ending in the most polarizing result between a law and order candidate from the Mubarek regime and representative of the Muslim Brotherhood.
|By: David Dayen Saturday May 26, 2012 6:00 pm|
Official results in the historic Egyptian Presidential elections will not be revealed until Monday. But based on early returns and exit polls, it looks increasingly like a runoff will ensue, with the choice coming down to a member of the Muslim Brotherhood and Hosni Mubarak’s former Prime Minister.