2012 Egyptian presidential debate

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The 2012 Egyptian presidential debate was the first-ever presidential debate held in Egyptian history as well as the first in any Arabic-speaking nation-state.[1] Held in preparation for the upcoming presidential election, it was held between presidential candidates Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh (independent, endorsed by Al-Nour Party, moderate Islamic Al-Wasat Party and Egyptian Current Party) and Amr Moussa (independent). It was broadcast live on ONtv on May 10, 2012 and moderated by Yosri Fouda of ONTV and Mona el-Shazly of Dream TV. The format was developed for ONTV by an Egyptian company: Belail Media Production and Consulting.


  1. ^ David D. Kirkpatrick (May 11, 2012). "Egyptian Candidates Clash in TV Debate, an Arab First". New York Times.


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