Tantawi

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 14th, 2012
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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...
By benim
In Egypt
Nov 25th, 2011
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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...
By benim
In Egypt
Nov 23rd, 2011
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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...
By benim
In Egypt
Oct 6th, 2011
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Cairo – The leader of Egypt’s ruling generals said on Wednesday the army has no interest in staying in power for a long time, but insisted the military council won’t step down until it has “fulfilled its commitments.” The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces has come unde...
By benim
In Egypt
Sep 26th, 2011
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Cairo – Lawyers representing the families of those killed in the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak said on Sunday that Egypt’s top general had been given an easy ride in questioning behind closed doors at the trial of the deposed president. Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, who now...