Posts Tagged ‘Egypt political crisis’

Egypt’s court halts presidential decree reinstating parliament + Related Articles

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Comments off

Egyptian parliament reconvenes, defying army

Egypt parliament reconvenes defying army order

Egypt’s court halts presidential decree reinstating parliament


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Military vs Morsi: Power clash over parliament

Monday, July 9, 2012 Comments off


Mursi overturns elections annulment


Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi has ordered the country’s parliament to return almost a month after a Supreme Court ruling dismissed it. The military council has called an emergency meeting to discuss the president’s move. Read more…

Egypt’s Morsi draws greetings, acclaim – VOR

Monday, June 25, 2012 Comments off

Cairo’s Tahrir Square has exploded in jubilation after the Egyptian Election Commission declared the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsi the winner of Egypt’s run-off presidential elections held last weekend. He polled 51.7%. His defeated rival, former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq polled 48.3%.
Mr Morsi has already received congratulations from the country’s military ruler Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi. Read more…

Egypt: tensions grow between Islamists and military junta

Monday, June 18, 2012 Comments off

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The Muslim Brotherhood has said its candidate, Mohammed Mursi, has won Sunday’s presidential run-off. His rival, independent candidate Ahmed Shafiq has not recognized defeat. Read more…

Egypt’s presidential candidate slammed by rivals

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 Comments off

One of the candidates for Egypt’s presidency Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh believes that if another candidate, Omar Suleiman, wins the election, we can expect another revolution to erupt in Egypt.

Mr. Fotouh can be described as a moderate Islamist. Read more…

Egypt:43 injured in Cairo clashes

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 1, 2012

Young people who are members of liberal movements and associates of the “Muslim Brotherhood” clashed outside the parliament building in Cairo. Injured 43 people. Read more…

ElBaradei may become League of Arab States envoy to Syria

Thursday, January 26, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 26, 2012

Mohamed ElBaradei. Photo: EPA 

The League of Arab States has offered an influential Egyptian politician and former chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mohamed ElBaradei to become the League’s special envoy to Syria, the Asharq Al-Awsat Arabic international newspaper reports. Read more…

Cairo:Egypt’s parliamentary speaker-Islamist

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 Comments off

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399 out of 508 MPs in Egypt’s lower chamber of the parliament have elected a new speaker – Mohamed Saad el-Katatni, ex secretary-general of the Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party linked to the Muslim Brotherhood. Read more…

EGYPT:Military regime in Egypt a temporary measure, army bosses assure

Sunday, November 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 27,2011

Hussein Tantawi. Photo: EPA  

Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, who is de facto Egypt’s current head of state, has said that the status of the army would remain unchanged in the country’s new constitution. Read more…

EGYPT:Former Egypt’s PM Kamal al-Ganzuri to form new cabinet

Friday, November 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 25,2011

Kamal al-Ganzuri. Photo: AFP   

Former Egyptian Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzuri has been tasked with forming a new cabinet. The corresponding instructions were issued by the head of the ruling military council, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi. Read more…