Mohamed ElBaradei http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/35191/all en Egypt's ElBaradei calls for election boycott http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130223/blank-headline-received <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CAIRO, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Egyptian liberal opposition politician Mohamed ElBaradei called on Saturday for a boycott of parliamentary elections which are due to start in April.</p> <p>ElBaradei, a former U.N. nuclear agency chief, noted that he had called in 2010 for a similar boycott of polls held under president Hosni Mubarak, who was ousted the following year.</p> <p>"Today I repeat my call, (I) will not be part of an act of deception," ElBaradei said on his Twitter account. (Reporting by Alexander Dziadosz; editing by David Stamp)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130223/blank-headline-received" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Mohamed ElBaradei Mohamed ElBaradei Nuclear proliferation Thomson Reuters Sat, 23 Feb 2013 10:00:03 +0000 5764114 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Egypt's ElBaradei calls for election boycott http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130223/urgent-egypts-elbaradei-calls-election-boycott <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Top Egyptian opposition figure Mohamed ElBaradei called on Saturday for a boycott of upcoming parliamentary elections, but other leaders of his National Salvation Front said they had yet to agree on that.</p> <p>"Called for parliamentary election boycott in 2010 to expose sham democracy. Today I repeat my call, will not be part of an act of deception," the Nobel Laureate wrote on his Twitter account.</p> <p>se/al</p> Arab world Egypt International relations Mohamed ElBaradei AFP Sat, 23 Feb 2013 11:31:11 +0000 5764137 at http://www.globalpost.com Mohamed ElBaradei, Egypt's new prime minister http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130706/mohamed-elbaradei-egypts-new-prime-minister <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Liberal opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei, who was named as Egypt's new prime minister on Saturday, is a former head of UN nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency.</p> <p>The Tamarod campaign behind the protests that toppled Islamist president Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday said after talks with interim president Adly Mansour that ElBaradei, who returned home in February 2010 after retiring as IAEA chief, had been picked as premier.</p> <p>Tamarod had already nominated him to represent the movement in transition negotiations with the military.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130706/mohamed-elbaradei-egypts-new-prime-minister" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Egypt Mohamed ElBaradei Nuclear proliferation Politics AFP Sat, 06 Jul 2013 19:02:40 +0000 5877319 at http://www.globalpost.com Mohamed ElBaradei, Egypt's new vice president http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130709/mohamed-elbaradei-egypts-new-vice-president <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Liberal opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei, who was named as Egypt's new vice president for foreign affairs on Tuesday, is a respected former head of UN nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency.</p> <p>ElBaradei's appointment, which follows the military overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last week, comes days after he was tipped to lead the cabinet but his nomination was rejected by the ultra-conservative Salafist party al-Nur.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130709/mohamed-elbaradei-egypts-new-vice-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Egypt Mohamed ElBaradei Mohamed ElBaradei Nuclear proliferation AFP Wed, 10 Jul 2013 02:03:47 +0000 5879917 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt VP, Nobel laureate ElBaradei announces resignation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130814/egypt-vp-nobel-laureate-elbaradei-announces-resignation-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egyptian vice president, Nobel laureate Mohamed ElBaradei, announced his resignation in a letter to the interim president on Wednesday seen by AFP.</p> <p>The resignation comes after scores were killed in a crackdown by security forces on loyalists of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.</p> <p>"It has become too difficult to continue bearing responsibility for decisions I do not agree with and whose consequences I fear," ElBaradei said.</p> <p>He said his conscience was troubled over the loss of life "particularly as I believe it could have been avoided".</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130814/egypt-vp-nobel-laureate-elbaradei-announces-resignation-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Mohamed ElBaradei Mohamed ElBaradei Nuclear proliferation AFP Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:17:12 +0000 5909987 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt's ElBaradei: liberal with 'troubled conscience' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130814/egypts-elbaradei-liberal-troubled-conscience <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mohamed ElBaradei, who resigned from his post as vice president in Egypt's military-backed interim government in protest at Wednesday's bloodshed, is a respected former UN nuclear watchdog chief.</p> <p>The ex-diplomat, UN executive and Nobel laureate turned liberal political leader stepped down after scores were killed in a crackdown by security forces on loyalists of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.</p> <p>"It has become too difficult to continue bearing responsibility for decisions I do not agree with and whose consequences I fear," ElBaradei said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130814/egypts-elbaradei-liberal-troubled-conscience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Mohamed ElBaradei Mohamed ElBaradei Nuclear proliferation AFP Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:47:02 +0000 5910002 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt's ElBaradei faces court for 'betrayal of trust' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130820/egypts-elbaradei-faces-court-betrayal-trust <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Lin Noueihed</p> <p>CAIRO (Reuters) - Mohamed ElBaradei, Egypt's former vice president, will be sued in court for a "betrayal of trust" over his decision to quit the army-backed government in protest at its bloody crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood.</p> <p>The case, brought by an Egyptian law professor, will be heard in a Cairo court on September 19, judicial sources said on Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" 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