Wafd Party withdraws from elections, amid internal clashes
Photography by Nasser Nouri.
Amid clashes in front of its headquarters, Said El-Badawi announced — or re-announced — his Wafd Party’s withdrawal from the second round runoff of the legislative elections Sunday. The decision was made during an emergency meeting of the party's Higher Committee, with 13 votes in favour and against one. More details are available in this report by Ekram Ibrahim.