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ElBaradei, FJP agree on guidelines for choosing constituent assembly

By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: Presidential hopeful Mohamed ElBaradei and the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) agreed Sunday on guidelines for the formation of a representative constituent assembly that will draft Egypt’s new constitution following pending general elections. ElBaradei, the first presidential candidate to visit FJP’s headquarters to formally congratulate its leaders on their newly-established …


ElBaradei, Amr Moussa meet army to discuss transition

By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces met with Egyptian leading figures on Tuesday, including former IAEA chief Mohamed ElBaradei, Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa and business tycoon Naguib Sawiris, to discuss plans for this critical transitional period. Former prime minister Kamal El-Ganzoury, former information minister Ahmed Kamal Aboul Magd, …


ElBaradei urges Egypt to lift emergency law

By AFP MADRID: Egyptian opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei urged the military leaders running Egypt to lift a three-decade old emergency law, saying in an interview Sunday that this would show the country was “on the right path”. The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces that succeeded President Hosni Mubarak when he stepped down in February …


Egypt’s revolution all over if vote held early: ElBaradei

By AFP ANKARA: All the gains of Egypt’s revolution will be lost if elections are held too soon because supporters of ousted president Hosni Mubarak will get back in power, opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei warned Sunday. “If we go too fast, if we organize elections in four or five months, it will be all over …


ElBaradei says Egypt needs president in 40s or 50s

By Reuters CAIRO: Reformer Mohamed ElBaradei, a former Nobel Laureate, said his personal goal was to help build a democratic Egypt rather than bid for the presidency, and said the country’s next leader should be in their 40s or 50s. ElBaradei was a vocal critic of President Hosni Mubarak, 82, who resigned on Friday after …


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