Egyptian Army Won't Be Lead by New President


The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces in Egypt has made a last-minute power grab, leaving the new incoming president with very limited powers. Meanwhile, the Muslim Brotherhood - Mohamed Mursi - has declared that its candidate will be in charge of the Arab world's biggest country. His rival Ahmed Shafik disputes the claim.

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  • Egypt's Military Sets Out Its Powers

    Publisher:
    Al Jazeera
    Publication Date:
    18 June 2012

    Egyptians are waking up to a new reality, The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces [SCAF], has made a last minute power grab leaving the new ... see more »

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Muslim Brotherhood has declared that its presidential candidate Mohamed Mursi has won the elections.

Presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq has contested the announcement by the Muslim Brotherhood that their candidate - Mohammed Mursi - has won the election.