Ahmed Aboulenein

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Ahmed Aboul Enein is an Egyptian journalist who hates writing about himself in the third person. Follow him on Twitter @aaboulenein

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A child injured by an explosion at a bar in the Mishomoroni district of Mombasa. AFP Photo

Three killed in Kenya bar grenade attack

The attack is the latest in a series of violent incidents in the tourist town of Mombasa. An unknown attacker tossed a hand grenade into a bar where customers were watching the Euro 2012 England vs Italy quarter final game

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The divided form a coalition

Several groups emerge in the political vacuum left by the PEC delayed results Coalitions are springing up left and right in the wake of the Presidential Elections Committee‚Äôs postponement of the ‚Äėofficial‚Äô presidential election results, further exacerbating what many activists and politicians are calling the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces‚Äô ‚Äúcoup.‚ÄĚ

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Mohamed Morsi, FJP Chairman and presidential candidate addresses a meeting of coalition partners against SCAF rule (AFP)

Coalitions of the divided

Coalitions are springing up left and right in the wake of the Presidential Elections Committee‚Äôs postponement of the ‘official’ presidential election results, further exacerbating what many activists and politicians are calling the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces’ “coup.”

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‚ÄúParallel‚ÄĚ PEC declares Morsi victory

While PeC delays eleCtion results, a grouP of indePendent judges announCe their findings Judges for Egypt, a group of reform- minded and independent judges, has announced that the Muslim Broth- erhood‚Äôs presidential candidate Mo- hamed Morsi won the elections in a press conference held at the Journal- ists‚Äô Syndicate yesterday afternoon.¬†The movement, which had formed …

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Constitutional declaration

If the People‚Äôs Assembly is dissolved, the president swears the oath in front of the General Assembly of the Supreme Constitutional Court. SCAF is the body responsible for all decisions related to the armed. The council‚Äôs head holds all powers held by the General Commander of the Armed Forces and the Defence Minister. The president …

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Decree expands SCAF authority and curbs president’s remit over defence

The country‚Äôs ruling Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) has issued a ‚Äėcomplimentary constitutional declaration‚Äô late on Sunday, only hours after initial results of the runoff round of presidential elections started coming in. The declaration outlines the powers of the next president and sets up how the anticipated new constitution is to be drafted and …

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