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Egypt court overturns Mursi order

July 11th, 2012 Comments off

The highest court in Egypt overturns a decree by President Mohammed Mursi in which he recalled parliament in defiance of the ruling military council.
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Egypt parliament defies military

July 10th, 2012 Comments off

Egypt’s parliament convenes briefly, despite the ruling military council ordering it to be dissolved so the constitution can be upheld.
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Egypt military ‘warns’ president

July 9th, 2012 Comments off

Egypt’s military council says the country’s constitution must be upheld after new President Mohammed Mursi defies a decision by the council to dissolve parliament.
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Egyptian president moves into Mubarak’s old office

June 26th, 2012 Comments off

In this photo released by Middle East News Agency, the Egyptian official news agency, caretaker Prime Minister Kamal el-Ganzouri, left, shakes hands with newly elected President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, June 25, 2012. Morsi met with the military-backed Prime Minister el-Ganzouri, who resigned Monday and was asked to head a caretaker government until Morsi nominates a new one. (AP Photo/Middle East News Agency, HO)As Mohammed Morsi moved Monday into the presidential office last occupied by Hosni Mubarak, the contours emerged Monday of a backroom deal that led Egypt's powerful military council to bless the Islamist as the country's first freely elected head of state.

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Egyptians rally against military in Cairo’s Tahrir

June 22nd, 2012 Comments off

Egyptian protesters wave national flags and banners in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, 21 June, 2012. Authorities delayed Thursday's planned announcement of the winner of Egypt's presidential election. Hundreds of Brotherhood supporters camped out in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Wednesday night, denouncing the ruling military and vowing to stay in place until the parliament, which was dissolved last week on a court order, is reinstated. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)Tens of thousands of Egyptians have converged on Tahrir Square in Cairo to protest against the ruling military council's power grab and in support of the Islamist presidential candidate who they believe won the election.

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Brotherhood calls Egypt protests

June 19th, 2012 Comments off

The Muslim Brotherhood calls for mass protests across Egypt to demonstrate against sweeping new powers taken by the ruling military council.
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Egypt passes constitutional amendments

June 18th, 2012 Comments off

Egypt's ruling military council has passed a few amendments to the constitution that will outline the future president's powers and responsibilities, state television reported.
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Egypt’s military granted powers

June 18th, 2012 Comments off

Egypt’s military council issues a declaration granting itself sweeping powers, as the Muslim Brotherhood claims victory in presidential polls.
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Egypt’s military ‘granted powers’

June 18th, 2012 Comments off

Egypt’s military council issues a declaration apparently granting itself sweeping powers, as the Muslim Brotherhood claims victory in presidential polls.
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Egypt’s military issues interim constitution

June 17th, 2012 Comments off

Egyptian men line up to vote at a polling station in the Shobra neighborhood of Cairo, Egypt on Sunday, June 17, 2012. Egyptians are choosing on Sunday between a conservative Islamist and Hosni Mubarak's ex-prime minister in the second day of a presidential runoff that has been overshadowed by questions on whether the ruling military will transfer power to civilian authority by July 1 as promised. (AP Photo/Pete Muller)State television says the ruling military council has issued an interim "constitutional declaration," a move that formally hands the generals legislative powers following the dissolution of the Islamist-dominated parliament.

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