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Moussa hails Egypt's political development

Moussa hails Egypt's political development

CAIRO, June 8 (UPI) -- Former Egyptian presidential candidate Amr Moussa said Friday a breakthrough on drafting the country's constitution was a welcome development.
Egypt: Ballot confirmation sparks protest

Egypt: Ballot confirmation sparks protest

CAIRO, May 28 (UPI) -- Protests broke out in Cairo Monday after elections officials rejected challenges and appeals to the first round of Egypt's presidential elections.
Lawsuit threatened in Egypt election

Lawsuit threatened in Egypt election

CAIRO, May 26 (UPI) -- A Muslim Brotherhood candidate and a former member of Hosni Mubarak's regime will compete to become Egypt's next president, first-round election results show.
Muslim Brotherhood's Morsi leads Egypt presidential vote

Muslim Brotherhood's Morsi leads Egypt presidential vote

CAIRO, May 25 (UPI) -- Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi held the lead Friday in early results in Egypt's presidential election, officials of his party said.
Few signs of foul play in Egyptian vote

Few signs of foul play in Egyptian vote

CAIRO, May 24 (UPI) -- An Egyptian election committee chairman said there were few problems reported during the first day of voting in a presidential election.
Egypt: Lower turnout for 2nd day of voting

Egypt: Lower turnout for 2nd day of voting

CAIRO, May 24 (UPI) -- An official said voter turnout seemed lower on the second day of Egypt's presidential elections Thursday, amid isolated incidents and allegations of bribery.
Egypt: 1st pres. vote since Mubarak ouster

Egypt: 1st pres. vote since Mubarak ouster

CAIRO, May 23 (UPI) -- Egyptians across the country began casting ballots Wednesday in the first presidential race since last year's uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak's regime.
Egypt's election: A leap into the unknown

Egypt's election: A leap into the unknown

CAIRO, May 21 (UPI) -- Egypt, the heart of the Arab world and its most populous country, goes to the polls Wednesday and Thursday to elect a new president, a leap into the unknown after 60 years of military coups and stage-managed elections.
Ex-foreign minister heads presidential field in Egypt

Ex-foreign minister heads presidential field in Egypt

CAIRO, May 18 (UPI) -- Former Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa appears to be the man to beat in a crowded field as the country's presidential election approaches.

Poll: 42 percent of Egyptians may not vote

CAIRO, May 3 (UPI) -- More than four out of 10 Egyptians say they have not decided whom to support in the upcoming presidential election, a poll released Thursday indicated.

Deadly clashes cancel Egypt pres. debate

CAIRO, May 3 (UPI) -- Political violence in Egypt that left at least 11 protesters dead and about 200 wounded prompted officials to cancel Thursday's first presidential debate.

Presidential candidates finalized in Egypt

CAIRO, April 26 (UPI) -- An Egyptian elections panel Thursday finalized a list of 13 candidates for president that includes a former member of ousted leader Hosni Mubarak's Cabinet.

Egypt unveils presidential candidates

CAIRO, April 26 (UPI) -- An Egyptian presidential elections committee said Thursday it finalized the list of candidates, meaning campaign season formally gets under way Sunday.
Egypt front-runner warns of Islamist victory

Egypt front-runner warns of Islamist victory

CAIRO, April 19 (UPI) -- The presumed front-runner for Egypt's presidency says his election victory next month would deprive Islamists of total control over Egypt's government.

Ex Arab League chief's chances boosted

CAIRO, April 18 (UPI) -- A decision by Egypt's Supreme Electoral Commission to bar 10 of the 23 presidential candidates boosts the former Arab League chief's chances, officials said.
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Arab League chief Amr Mussa delivers a statement to the media after a visit with the Samuni family, during a visit to their destroyed home, in Gaza City on June 13, 2010. Twenty-nine members of the extended Samuni family were killed during the Israeli assault on Gaza in December 2008-January 2009.
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Amr Mohammed Moussa (Arabic: عمرو محمد موسى‎, IPA: ; born 3 October 1936) is an Egyptian politician and diplomat who was the Secretary-General of the Arab League, a 22-member forum representing Arab states, from 1 June 2001 until 1 June 2011. He is a candidate in the 2011 Egyptian presidential election.

He was born on 3 October 1936 in Cairo, Egypt. He finished his education after earning a degree in law from Cairo University in 1957.

Moussa then began his diplomatic career. Between 1958 and 1972 he worked in several Egyptian missions including Egypt’s Embassy in Switzerland and the Egyptian mission to the United Nations. From 1974 to 1977 he was an advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Egypt. From 1977 to 1981 and again from 1983 to 1990, he was the Director of the Department of International Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt. From 1981 to 1983, Moussa was the Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, then from 1983 to 1986 Ambassador to India. In 1990, he was promoted Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations.

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