Monthly Archives: July 2011

Younis: Libyan Martyrs’ Brigade or Revolutionary Committee?

Mohammed Agoury told the Associated Press that he had been present when rebels from the February 17 Martyrs’ Brigade came to Younis’s operations room and took him away for questioning. In an accusation that reflected growing rifts in the rebel … Continue reading

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April 6 to Tantawi: We will not be scared

“We are committed to pressing ahead in turning Egypt to a modern civilian state,” Field Marshall Mohamed Hussein Tantawi said in a televised address on July 23. Tantawi, heading the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces said in a speech … Continue reading

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Egypt: Major-General Tarek el-Mahdi booed, leaves Square

Interim Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf was being treated for exhaustion at a Cairo hospital late July 18 but had not suffered a stroke, as reported earlier, Ahmed Saman, said doctors were performing brain and cardiac tests on Sharaf at … Continue reading

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Egypt’s SCAF fires Yehia el-Gamal

The military announced it had accepted the resignation of deputy prime minister Yehia el-Gamal, Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) acknowledged for the first time that a delay in elections might be necessary. “Procedures for a parliamentary election will … Continue reading

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Brotherhood joins rally – USA: talks with Muslim Brotherhood, Ennahda

In a rare show of unity, Egypt’s largest political Islamist movement, the Muslim Brotherhood, will join a vast array of liberal, leftist and secular political forces, including youth representatives from this year’s anti-Mubarak uprising, July 8. They will demand that … Continue reading

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