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Egypt Tantawi

The Morsi Method

Tam Hussein | Posted 10.17.2012 | World
Tam Hussein

President Morsi's dismissal of Field Marshall Tantawi may appear like a schoolboy stunt; an opportune moment to capitalize on the failure of the Egyptian military. Yet to take on such a powerful institution head on suggests method and reveals a certain confidence in their power base.

Egypt Speeds Preparations For Presidential Elections

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 04.07.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's military leader told electoral officials Monday to speed preparations for presidential elections after a new eruption of street ...

Disputes Delay Formation Of New Cabinet

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 02.02.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, emerging as the biggest winner in the first round of parliamentary elections, sought Saturday to reassure Eg...

U.S. State Department Increases Criticism Of Egypt's Military Rulers

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 01.22.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Tuesday sharply stepped up its criticism of Egypt's ruling council for its role in a wave of violence t...

Egyptians Infuriated Over Proposal That Would Give Military Sweeping Powers

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

CAIRO — Fear that Egypt's ruling generals are working to perpetuate their hold on power is causing a political furor, threatening a "second revo...