There is just one concept at play here: the recognition that has been given to Field Marshal Tantawi is a message of loyalty from Al-Sisi.
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Almost a year ago, in an article called Brothers and generals, a phase of coexistence, I argued that the dramatic decision by ousted president Mohamed Morsi to “sack” Field Marshal Mohamed Tantawi and his deputy General Sami Anan was actually a subtle internal military coup made with the blessing of the Muslim Brotherhood. I believed, …
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In almost all Egyptian newspapers, major columns have denounced President Morsy’s latest tribute to Tantawi and his team, and more than one writer has affirmed that his words are an insult to those who died during the revolution.
Some articles have amplified their criticism of the Shura Council for sacking Al-Gomhuria’s editor-in-chief with a simple word: out! The move, in their view, entails a persistent attitude to step over the Egyptian press and its pride.
March follows route taken by protesters a year ago, calls for justice and freedom
Pachomius: “We live in a new era of martyrdom.”
Soldiers arrested last year for participating in anti-army protest
Arrested army officer faces mistreatment in prison
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Staff Major General Abdel-Moniem Bayoumi Al-Terras has been appointed Commander of the Air Defence Forces, Staff Air Vice-Marshal Younes El-Sayed Hamed was made Commander of the Air Force and Staff Rear Admiral Osama Ahmed Ahmed El-Gendy is now Commander of the Navy.
The deceased soldiers were given a military funeral in Al-Rashdan Mosque in Nasr City
Official Presidential Spokesperson Yasser Aly denied that President Morsy nominated former Major General Abbas Mekhemar to the post and said that the final cabinet formation would be announced next week
The co-founder of the April 6 movement finds little support for his rebuke the 1952 revolution.
Clinton meets with Tantawi, reaffirms Washington’s commitment to civilian transfer of power
President Mohamed Morsy shared a dais with the two heads of the Supreme Council of Armed Forces at the graduation ceremony for the Military Technical College