Ahmed Morsy

Ahmed Morsy is an Egyptian researcher and a Ph.D. candidate at the School of International Relations, University of St. Andrews. His research interests include the study of the regional order in the Middle East, Egypt, Iran, and the United States. http://carnegieendowment.org/experts/883

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The Next Egyptian Parliament

Source: Carnegie Endowment Author(s): Ahmed Morsy Original Link: http://carnegieendowment.org/sada/61253 After several delays, on August 30 Egypt’s High Electoral Commission (HEC) announced the schedule of the electoral procedures and polling dates, slating two rounds of elections for October 17-19 and November 21-23. Since ousting former president Mohamed Morsi in 2013, President Abdel Fattah...

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A Return to the Mubarak System

Source: Carnegie Endowment Author(s): Ahmed Morsy, Casper Wuite Original Link: http://carnegieendowment.org/sada/59856 On April 15, the Egyptian Cabinet approved amendments to Egypt’s electoral law, articles of which had been deemed unconstitutional last month. After a year of continued unrest, the parliamentary elections, originally slated for March 21, were expected to restore Egypt’s body...

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A Delayed Transition: Egypt’s Suspended Elections

Source: Middle East Institute Author(s): Ahmed Morsy Original Link: http://www.mei.edu/content/at/delayed-transition-egypt%E2%80%99s-suspended-elections In March, Egypt’s Supreme Administrative Court suspended the country’s long-awaited parliamentary elections,[1] originally scheduled to begin March 21. The decision came as a result of a March 1 ruling by the Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC)...

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The Egyptian Parliamentary Elections 101

Source: Middle East Institute Author(s): Ahmed Morsy Original Link: http://www.mei.edu/content/article/egyptian-parliamentary-elections-101 Long-awaited elections for Egypt’s parliament, which has been dissolved since 2012 as the result of a court order, have been scheduled in a two-phase process beginning this March. What will the process involve? Why are these elections important? Ahmed...

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