Egyptian ex-PM, Shafiq withdraws from election
Former Egyptian Prime Minister, Ahmed Shafiq, has withdrawn from the running for the country’s presidency, saying he is the wrong person for the job. Shafiq announced his candidacy in November in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where he fled after losing the 2012 election to Mohammed Morsi. Within days he was detained by the UAE,…
Lawyer demands to see Egypt president hopeful after 'deportation'
A lawyer for former Egyptian premier and presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafiq on Sunday demanded access to him after he was reportedly deported from the United Arab Emirates to his homeland.