A Landslide victory for the Egyptian Retired General Sisi , after a Lethargic turnout

Egyptian Elections Low TurnoutJNN 30 May 2014 Cairo : The election of Egypt’s former military chief to the nation’s presidency may be remembered for its central irony: He won in a historic landslide — only to shatter his image of invulnerability in the process. Continue reading


Russian President Putin backs Egyptian Army Chief General Sisi’s bid for Presidency

Russian President Putin meets Egyptian General Sisi on his tour to MoscowJNN 19 Feb 2014 Moscow : Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he backs Egyptian military chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in his “bid for the presidency”. Continue reading

Morsi declared Egypt’s first Islamist President

JNN 25 June 2012 Cairo :  Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood-backed candidate, was declared Egypt’s first Islamist president on Sunday with 51.7 percent of last weekend’s run-off vote, defeating Ahmed Shafiq, who had been tapped as prime minister by former President Hosni Mubarak. Continue reading