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Tantawi defends expansion of Emergency Law

The head of Egypt's ruling military council on Monday defended the council's decision to broaden the notorious Emergency Law, despite...

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We were not ordered to shoot demonstrators, says Tantawi

Ten days after his testimony in court, Hussein Tantawi, head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, has commented...

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Tantawi defends testimony in Mubarak trial

The head of Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, on Sunday defended his testimony...

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Tantawi to inaugurate 3 factories in Fayoum on Sunday

Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), will inaugurate on Sunday three factories...

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Military investigates officers shown torturing citizens in video

The Military Prosecution has started investigations into four members of the civilian and military police who were videoed torturing citizens...

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Tantawi to testify in Mubarak trial on Saturday

The court trying ousted president Hosni Mubarak will hear the testimony of Hussein Tantawi, president of the Supreme Council of...

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Military council confirms mixed system for parliamentary elections

The parliamentary elections will be held as scheduled, under a mixed system of 50 percent list-based and 50 percent single-winner...

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Tantawi pledges fair parliamentary and presidential elections

Head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces Field Marshal Hussein Tantawy on Thursday pledged to guarantee the integrity...

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Military source: Tantawi must testify at Mubarak trial

The head of Egypt's ruling military council, Field Marshall Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, is legally obliged to testify during the trial...

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Military: Constituent district law to be announced next week

The law on constituent districts will be announced next week, said Major General Mamdouh Shahin, assistant secretary of defense and...

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Military source: We're considering modification of Egypt-Israel peace treaty

A well-placed source at the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces has said Egypt is currently studying the possibility of...

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Egyptian economy in 'alarming' state, says EU ambassador

European Union Ambassador Marc Franco has expressed concern over the Egyptian economy, which he said is in an “alarming” state,...

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Military drops charges against activists accused of insulting the army

The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) has ordered that the military prosecution drop all charges against Asma Mahfouz...

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Female activist summoned on charges of 'slandering the army'

The military prosecutor on Monday summoned Maha Abu Bakr, a lawyer and political activist, on charges of slandering the army...

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