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

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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