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Top military dismissals are in Egypt’s interests: Morsi (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi Monday said the dismissal of the country's powerful defence minister and a top military general has been done in the country's ... Read more...

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Egypt president orders defence minister to retire


August 13th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has deposed the country's defence minister and a top military officer, pushing them into "retirement" but naming them as presidential advisors.Field ... Read more...

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Egypt to hold parliamentary polls in three rounds


July 21st, 2011 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 21 (IANS) Voting for Egypt's upcoming parliamentary elections will be held in three rounds in October, the ruling army council has said.Preparations for the elections will start in ... Read more...

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UN to send human rights teams to assess situation in Egypt and Tunisia


March 26th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations on Friday announced that two human rights teams will travel to Egypt and Tunisia to assess the situation popular uprisings that removed the long-standing ... Read more...

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