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Ahmed Shafiq corruption charges referred to an investigative judge

Ahmed Shafik has been referred to trial on corruption charges by an investigative judge. The charges against Ahmed Shafik, the runner-up in Egypt’s presidential election, arise from allegations made against him while he served as the nation’s civil aviation minister … Continue reading

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SCAF takes over Egypt pending election results

Egypt’s ruling military council has issued a constitutional declaration that curtail the president’s powers by giving it the authority to pull together a committee to write a new charter and other powers, including oversight of its own budget. The Muslim … Continue reading

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Egypt’s next month’s runoff will pit Mohammed Morsi against Ahmed Shafiq

According to the final results announced by the country’s presidential election commission said that next month’s runoff will pit Mohammed Morsi of the Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice party against Ahmed Shafiq, a law and order candidate and Mubarak’s last prime … Continue reading

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Air Marshal Ahmed Shafiq says he is military’s favoured choice

Air Marshal Ahmed Shafiq is the former commander of the Egyptian Air Force. He was a fighter pilot and was responsible for the major overhaul of EgyptAir making it now a strong viable carrier. Born in Cairo in 1941, Shafiq … Continue reading

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