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New Cabinet Takes Oath in Egypt

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Egypt swore in its new interim cabinet naming mainly liberals and technocrats to lead a transition to civilian rule, even as deposed President Mohammed Mursi’s Muslim Brotherhood dismissed the government as illegitimate. In an ornate…

Mansour Takes over as Egypt President

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Egypt’s new caretaker president Adli Mansour has been sworn in. He had been head of the Supreme Constitutional Court for just two days when the army named him leader of the Arab world’s most populous state. Mansour came across in a nationally…