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Nile Tensions Rise Between Junta, Islamists

Nile Tensions Rise Between Junta, Islamists

The head of Egypt's interim junta responded sharply to criticism of the military from the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party.Gabe Kahn., 26/03/2012 21:22
Egyptian Junta Maintains "Thuggery" Clause

Egyptian Junta Maintains "Thuggery" Clause

Egypt's military junta neglected to tell the world their lifting of the 30-year Emergency Law did not include arrest without cause.Gabe Kahn., 27/01/2012 13:03
Historic Election in Egypt Underway

Historic Election in Egypt Underway

Egypt's military leader calls on citizens to vote in Monday's elections, as protesters continue to demand his resignation.Elad Benari, 28/11/2011 05:13
Egypt Denies Using Nerve Gas on Protesters

Egypt Denies Using Nerve Gas on Protesters

Officials in Cairo denied reports security forces fired poisonous gas into crowds of protesters massed in Tahrir Square.Gabe Kahn., 23/11/2011 22:52
Tantawi Offers Referendum, Protesters Unimpressed

Tantawi Offers Referendum, Protesters Unimpressed

Egypt’s military ruler promises that election will be held on time, as protesters continue to call for him to step down.Elad Benari, 23/11/2011 00:15
Cairo's Junta Tightens its Stranglehold on Power

Cairo's Junta Tightens its Stranglehold on Power

As Egypt rushes towards elections on November 28, Cairo's interim junta has moved to ensure its authority - and budget - are protected.Gabe Kahn., 07/11/2011 20:50
Will Egypt's Military Ruler Seek Election?

Will Egypt's Military Ruler Seek Election?

A previously unknown political group has started a campaign for Egypt's military ruler, Hussein Tantawi, to seek the presidency in 2013.Gabe Kahn., 27/10/2011 01:14
Tantawi: Sinai "100% Safe"

Tantawi: Sinai "100% Safe"

Egyptian military dictator Hussein Tantawi says Sinai is "100% safe" -- adds he won't be running for the Presidency.Gabe Kahn., 05/10/2011 21:08
Egypt Sets November 28 as Election Day

Egypt Sets November 28 as Election Day

Cairo's caretaker junta has said elections for a new government, expected to take place in stages, will being November 28.Gabe Kahn., 27/09/2011 19:40
Mubarak Trial: Ruling General to Testify

Mubarak Trial: Ruling General to Testify

Egypt's military ruler and other key generals have been called to testify under strict secrecy in the trial of Hosni Mubarak.Gabe Kahn., 08/09/2011 19:20