Egyptian Armed Forces

By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Jul 16th, 2013
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By Keshab Giri Of late, events in Egypt have attracted profuse attention from all over the globe. Democratically elected government back in 2011/12 has been ousted by moderate, secular opposition with the help from Egyptian military, thus culminating in pivotal role of military. Some have expressed e...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 15th, 2013
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After months of turmoil, the far right and the liberal youth are united in their desire for an efficient government By Avi Asher-Schapiro This article originally appeared on Jacobin. As Egyptians battle over the precise definition of a coup, the wording of constitutional declarations, and the future ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 11th, 2013
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By Oriental Review What is happening in Egypt? Is the overthrow of the country’s Islamist president a symbol of American failure? Will the military’s rise to power, followed by a new, perhaps secular government, help to normalize the situation? When Mubarak was toppled, the military made no move to i...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2013
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The Egyptian Armed Forces first declared, is still declaring and will always declare that it stands distant from political forces. The Armed Forces, based on its insightfulness, has been called by the Egyptian people for help, not to hold the reins of power, yet to discharge its civil responsibility ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 3rd, 2013
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Abdul Fatah Khalil al-Sisi, head of the Egyptian armed forces has announced that Egypt’s constitution has been suspended. In his statement delivered at just after 21.00 hours in Cairo he said the new roadmap will also mean the head of the Constitutional Court will manage the affairs of state until a ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Aug 8th, 2012
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On Sunday night, terrorists at the Egyptian-Israeli border stormed a checkpoint and massacred 16 Egyptian border guards there. They then drove two vehicles toward Israel with the aim of perpetrating a mass-casualty attack against Israeli civilians—thwarted by the combined efforts of the Israeli groun...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Aug 7th, 2012
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Sixteen Egyptian soldiers are dead after unidentified jihadists carried out a terrorist attackin the Sinai Peninsula, striking at the only institution standing in the way of an Islamist takeover of Egypt. The assailants were stopped as they entered Israel. The Muslim Brotherhood predictably accused I...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 20th, 2012
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In the fall of 2005, a cheerful editorial appeared in The Guardian urging its leftist readers not to fear the Muslim Brotherhood. Identifying himself as the Vice-President of the Muslim Brotherhood, Khairat El-Shater wrote, “The success of the Muslim Brotherhood should not frighten anybody: we respec...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2012
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Planners in the Egyptian military want to boost the old defense-industrial complex by cultivating new smaller scale projects that partner the Egyptian armed forces with a diverse portfolio of second- and third-tier foreign defense manufacturers. The Egyptian military produces a staggering array of ma...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 13th, 2012
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Mohamed Al-Khalsan Until this very day, the role of the military establishment in the economy remains one of the major taboos in Egyptian politics. Over the past 30 years, the army has insisted on concealing information about its enormous interests in the economy and thereby keeping them out of reach...