Aug 14th, 2012
1. ‘It’s Never as Bad as It Seems on Twitter’ As analysts scrambled over the weekend to interpret President Mohamed Morsy’s decrees retiring the head of Egypt’s military junta and reversing its June 17 constitutional putsch stripping the presidency of much of its executive power, assessments veered a...
Nov 25th, 2011
Cairo – Egypt’s military rulers rejected protester demands for them to step down immediately and said Thursday they would start the first round of parliamentary elections on time next week despite serious unrest in Cairo and other cities. The ruling military council insisted it is not the...
Nov 23rd, 2011
Cairo – Egypt’s field marshal Hussein Tantawi said on Tuesday that the country’s military “does not aspire to hold power and is fully willing to transfer responsibility immediately should people wish it, through a popular referendum”. The military ruler said that presidential polls would be held by t...