MILITARY COUNCIL

  • Egypt assembly seeks to wrap up constitution November 29, 2012

    Cairo: The assembly writing Egypt's constitution said it could wrap up a final draft later on Wednesday, a move the Muslim Brotherhood sees as a way out of a crisis over a decree by President Mohamed Mursi that protesters say gives him dictatorial powers. But as Mursi's opponents staged a sixth...
  • Form an allinclusive govt: Clinton tells Mursi June 28, 2012

    Cairo: Islamist Presidentelect Mohamed Mursi began talks on Wednesday with groups nervous about where he will take Egypt after the generals who have ruled since Hosni Mubarak's fall make way for the republic's first civilian leader. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged Mursi to bring diverse groups into his government,...
  • Egypt's Islamist President Mursi gets to work June 25, 2012

    Cairo: Islamist Mohamed Mursi, Egypt's first freely elected President whose powers have been curbed by the military, toured his palatial new residence where ousted leader Hosni Mubarak once lived and began work on Monday to form a coalition government. Declared winner on Sunday, a week after a nailbiting runoff...
  • US alarm as Egypt Army undermines election result June 19, 2012

    Cairo: The United States expressed alarm that its proteges in the Egyptian Army were abusing hopes for democracy by ordering more military rule just as the Muslim Brotherhood was claiming victory in the country's first free presidential election. The Islamists' selfassurance was contested by the other candidate in the runoff race,...
  • Egypt polls: A puppet government in the offing? June 19, 2012

    Even as the Muslim Brotherhood claims that it has won the landmark elections, it won't be real victory for the civilian Presidenttobe as the military council strips the President of any real powers through its latest decree. ...