New order in Egypt – The Express Tribune

June 19, 2014 5:02 AM

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Egypt has now welcomed its fifth head of state. According to AFP, Abdel Fattah al Sisi was declared Egypt’s president after a landslide victory of 96.9 per cent votes. In his address after the victory, he said: “The future is a blank page, and it is in our hands to fill with what we want…bread, freedom, human dignity, social justice.”

The ex-army chief Sisi resigned from military in March in order to run for president. Only ten months ago, Sisi helped topple former president Mohammad Morsi — the same Morsi who made him commander-in-chief of the Egyptian army. The new president dislikes Morsi and anybody who supports him, even if ...

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