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First reason: the electoral college The United States presidential election is an indirect election. Citizens of the US cast ballots for members of the electoral college, known as electors. These electors then in turn cast direct votes, known as electoral votes. Each of the states casts as many electoral votes as the total number of its representatives in Congress. This means that …
The United States and Russia have had diplomatic relations for 25 years. Though they are rather frosty at the moment, President-elect Donald Trump wants to thaw them.
Egypt postponed the vote on a draft resolution aimed at halting Israeli settlement construction after President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi spoke to US president-elect Donald Trump
Shoukry asserted Egypt’s tendency to support “national opposition” in media interviews, despite Al-Sisi’s previous support for Al-Assad’s Syrian army
Egypt has no detainees who are accused of freedom of expression, but rather of criminal activities, says Shoukry
Trump’s strategies will completely unfold when he takes office in January, says Al-Sisi
“Apologise!” was president-elect Donald Trump’s conclusion of two messages he wrote to the cast of Hamilton, one of the most successful Broadway musicals in recent times. He was thus responding to the incident in which actor Brandon Victor Dixon, who plays former vice president Aaron Burr, addressed the audience of the show. At the end …
Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting Barack Obama in Berlin for the last time in his presidency; they will have plenty to discuss as frequent Merkel critic Donald Trump prepares to govern the US
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has told US President-elect Donald Trump that the city is “fearful” of his incoming administration
Speaking about recent protests in the US following his election win, Trump said that they are being incited by the press
Participants at the UN Climate Conference in Marrakesh have reacted to the election of Donald Trump with a mixture of alarm and determination.
Defeated Democratic candidate for the US presidency Hillary Clinton has made her concession speech
Speaking alongside vice president Joe Biden, president Barack Obama promised a ‘well-executed’ handoff of the presidency to president-elect Donald Trump
Angered by the president-elect’s discriminatory remarks, protesters warned of the rise of “white nationalism”
Annual military aid from the US will increase under Trump, as the president-elect, Al-Sisi, and Putin all seek to wipe out IS, say experts
Egypt’s administration welcomed Trump’s victory
As Americans head to the poll on Tuesday to choose their next president, how will either affect the Middle East? Daily News Egypt takes a look at each candidate’s statements on topics ranging from Islamic State to Israel
The latest polls have put Hillary Clinton slightly ahead of Donald Trump as the candidates wrap up a round of final rallies.
Days before Americans go to the polls to elect a new leader, investors seem concerned and not particularly enthused by the two presidential contenders