Morsi Makes Bold Move Against Military in Egypt

By: Monday August 13, 2012 6:54 am

Egypt’s President, the Muslim Brotherhood-backed Mohammed Morsi, sacked Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi and set in motion a series of other orders expanding the power of the Presidency and curbing the power of the military. This is basically the resumption of a battle for power that has consumed Egypt since the revolution, when Hosni Mubarak was [...]

Egyptians Back in Tahrir Square

By: Tuesday June 19, 2012 12:52 pm

Thousands of protesters have returned to Tahrir Square after a series of decrees from the ruling military government that grabbed more power, dissolved the current Parliament and de-emphasized the role of the President in the government. The moves threatened to extinguish hopes of a new dawn after the Egyptian revolution, and the revolutionaries have responded [...]

Offices of Presidential Candidate Burn in Egypt After Announcement of Runoff

By: Tuesday May 29, 2012 6:15 am

The fear of unrest and chaos related to the results of the first round of the Egyptian Presidential election has already been realized. The offices of Ahmed Shafiq, the former Air Force General and Hosni Mubarak’s last Prime Minister, who finished second in the voting and made the runoff, burned last night. The presidential campaign [...]

Egyptian Presidential Election Gets Polarizing Runoff

By: Monday May 28, 2012 11:45 am

What many see as the worst-case scenario for the Egyptian elections has come to pass, with the first round ending in the most polarizing result: The runoff vote for Egypt’s next president will pit the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate against the last prime minister to serve under Hosni Mubarak, according to full official results released Monday [...]

Egyptian Elections Could Lead to Mubarak’s Former Prime Minister in Runoff

By: Friday May 25, 2012 11:43 am

Official results in the historic Egyptian Presidential elections will not be revealed until Monday. But based on early returns and exit polls, it looks increasingly like a runoff will ensue, with the choice coming down to a member of the Muslim Brotherhood and Hosni Mubarak’s former Prime Minister. The Guardian has the best rundown of [...]

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