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.

Egyptian dissident seeks Obama's help

CAIRO, May 31 (UPI) -- An Egyptian opposition leader says he's waiting for U.S. President Barack Obama to press for democratic reforms in the Middle East.

Nour unexpectedly released in Egypt

CAIRO, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Ayman Nour, Egypt's most prominent political dissident and a one-time presidential candidate, was unexpectedly a free man Thursday.

U.S. to Egypt: Free opposition leader

CAIRO, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- The United States Saturday demanded that Egypt free an opposition politician who was sentenced to five years in prison for fraud.

Detained Egyptian dissident in hospital

CAIRO, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Security sources said Sunday that prominent opposition leader Ayman Nour has been taken to hospital after his condition deteriorated from a hunger strike.

Egypt opposition party chief arrested

CAIRO, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- An Egyptian court ordered the arrest of former presidential hopeful and head of the opposition al-Ghad party Ayman Nour and six of his aides until Saturday.

Mubarak's top foe defeated in poll

CAIRO, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Ayman Nour, head of Egypt's opposition al-Ghad party, was defeated in the first phase of general elections by a candidate of the ruling National Democratic Part

Egypt's Mubarak wins presidential election

CARIO, Egypt, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, in power for 24 years, has won an overwhelming victory in the nation's first multi-candidate presidential election.

Mubarak seen scoring sliding victory

CAIRO, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Vote counting in Egypt's presidential election was completed Thursday amid high speculation of a landslide victory for President Hosni Mubarak.

Poll:Mubarak leads presidential race

CAIRO, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Opinion polls published by several Egyptian newspapers showed incumbent Hosni Mubarak is leading in Egypt's first multi-candidate presidential elections.

Testimony retracted in opposition trial

CAIRO, June 30 (UPI) -- A defendant in the trial of Egyptian opposition leader Anwar Bunni retracted written testimony, which he said he was forced to make by interrogators.

Trial of Egypt opposition leader starts

CAIRO, June 28 (UPI) -- Ayman Nour, the head of Egypt's opposition al-Ghad Party, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of forging documents to found his political party.

Egypt bans opposition leader from travel

CAIRO, June 22 (UPI) -- Egyptian authorities banned the chief of the opposition al-Ghad party Ayman Nour from traveling to Brussels to address the European Parliament.

Egypt Parliament against investigation

CAIRO, June 4 (UPI) -- Egypt's National Assembly Saturday rejected an opposition demand to investigate complaints that women activists were physically attacked in a protest.

Egyptian opposition leader to be tried

CAIRO, March 26 (UPI) -- An Egyptian opposition lawmaker's trial will start in June on charges of forging signatures to register his party, Egyptian judicial sources said Saturday.
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Ayman Abd El Aziz Nour (Arabic: أيمن عبد العزيز نور‎, IPA: ; born 5 December 1964) is an Egyptian politician, a former member of the Egyptian Parliament and chairman of the El Ghad party.

He was imprisoned in January 2005 by the government of President Hosni Mubarak. Nour was released on health grounds on February 18, 2009. Following the fall of Mubarak in the 2011 Revolution, Nour stated his intention to run for the vacant presidency.

On February 13, 2011, The Jerusalem Post reported that Nour stated that "the Camp David Era was over" and he did not recognize Egypt's Peace Treaty with Israel.

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