Sayyid El-Badawi (C), head of the Wafd party
, leaves the headquarters of the main Wafd party
following a meeting with the party's supreme committee, in the capital Cairo, on January 27, 2018.
Cairo: Head of Egypt's Al Wafd Party
Al Sayyed Al Badawi has signalled his intention to run in the country's presidential polls in March, which incumbent President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi is poised to win.
The bloc was primarily designed to include the liberal Wafd Party
, the Egyptian Social Democratic Party and the leftist Tagammu party.
Abou el-Ghar said it was possible that his own party could still be allotted one of the deputy positions if the Wafd party
chose not to go along with the accord.
The Wafd Party
seems to be the only major political force raising a stink over voting irregularities and how they may have affected the party's performance.
It was carried out by Egyptians and Sudanese from different walks of life in the wake of the British-ordered exile of revolutionary leader Saad Zaghloul and other members of the Wafd Party
Ahmed Ezz El-Arab, the vice chairman of Egypt's Wafd Party
, went on to claim that Anne Frank's memoirs were a "fake" and that despite evidence; six million Jews were not killed in the Holocaust.
Gul met leaders of some parties and representatives of NGOs in Egypt, including Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Bedi, Ayman Nour, chairperson of El-Ghad political party, Sayyid al-Badawi, President of Egypt's New Wafd party
, as well as George Ishak, chairman of Kefaya Group.
Mounir Abdel Nour, secretary-general of the Wafd party
, a decades old liberal, nationalist party, became tourism minister.
Some Egyptian opposition parties, including the Wafd Party
, also came up with conditions after an emergency meeting Tuesday evening to the regime for not supporting the massive demonstration.
Sunday's runoff saw candidates from the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) running mostly against members of the same party after Egypt's two main opposition movements, the Muslim Brotherhood and the liberal Wafd party
, pull out of the race.
It will not be a surprise when the final results of the Egyptian parliamentary elections are announced and it appears that candidates affiliated with opposition forces have won seats in the second round, which was held yesterday, despite the fact that the first round had ended in the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) winning a number of seats unbelievable at any elections, the Wafd Party
winning two seats and the El-Ghad, Tagammu and Social Justice parties winning one seat each.