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The first foreign presidential visit has further divided domestic opinion in lieu of offering an opportunity to unify the nation over a common cause.
Permanently opening the border crossing and removing the quota, would allow Egypt and Palestine to benefit from a free-trade zone
The Cassation Court is the fourth judicial body, and the highest, now engaged in ruling on the functioning of the assembly
President Mohamed Morsy shared a dais with the two heads of the Supreme Council of Armed Forces at the graduation ceremony for the Military Technical College
Freedom and Justice Party denies making any recommendations to Morsi
President’s stance on Syria could spell a change in Egyptian regional policies
Discusses economy and military trials despite questions over future of cabinet, lack of power deters potential candidates
IMF offered assistance in mending the ailing structure of the Egyptian economy
Morsi’s positive address to military commanders is bound to leave many activists and revolutionaries feeling betrayed.
Morsi paraded from venue to venue as oath begins his term
Omar Abdel-Rahman has been in prison for over 15 years, Morsi vows to free him
President Morsi swears oath of office in front of the SCC then heads to address the nation from Cairo University
Morsi strives for middle ground; the president-elect takes the oath of office in Tahrir, and will do so again infront of SCC general assembly tomorrow
Morsi’s decision to swear the oath of office infront of the SCC is met with scorn and anger from the revolutionary powers
In a CBC interview last night, Major Generals Mohamed El-Assar and Mahmoud Hegazy said that the supplementary constitutional decree not limit Morsi’s powers and that they would practice limited legislative authority
Oath swearing venue to be decided today, Prime minister will be an independent, patriotic figure
Morsi met with Christian representatives, martyrs’ families, intelligence chief, and revolutionary groups
Morsi’s narrow margin of victory my mean that even his own support base fragments
Recent moves by SCAF have set the field for a struggle between them and the president-elect for authority over the state
Morsi’s stance on Iran just a few hours before he became president must certainly make Israel, which has been pressuring the US to confront Iran, uncomfortable.
By Ahmed Aboul Enein and Rana Muhammad Taha Tears of joy flowed down the faces of tens of thousands of Egyptians in Tahrir Square as they received news of the Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi’s victory in the country’s first post-Mubarak presidential elections. Sombre silence loomed over everyone’s face as Presidential Elections Committee head Judge …
Morsi joins the pantheon of Egyptian rulers, but will he measure up?
The cabinet finalised the 2012/2013 annual state budget, which will be effective starting July 1, and sent it to the Supreme Council of Armed Forces for approval.
Within hours of the announcement, congratulations began pouring in from leaders around the world
Supporters fainted, cried and attacked a tank at the announcement of Mohamed Morsi’s victory
Mohamed Morsi wins, becomes Egypt’s first civilian president
The candidate from the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party becomes the first civilian President of Egypt
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’s postponement of the ‘official’ presidential election results, further exacerbating what many activists and politicians are calling the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces’ “coup.”
Recent reports have thinned the gap of votes between the two candidates to less than a million, with the Muslim Brotherhood putting their candidate in the lead and Ahmed Shafiq slinging accusations of wrongdoing against his opponent
Brotherhood claims “Morsi is definitely the president, appeals not enough to affect results”
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’s presidential candidate Mo- hamed Morsi won the elections in a press conference held at the Journal- ists’ Syndicate yesterday afternoon. The movement, which had formed …