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In it Sisi told the story of how he was introduced to the don, the most powerful man in the army, commander in chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces and chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Mohammed Hussein Tantawi. Sisi told the journalist: "When Abbas introduced me (to him) he ...

CAIRO: Egypt's military on Tuesday arrested its former chief of staff, who was planning to run in upcoming elections against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, accusing him of inciting against the armed forces and forgery, in what appeared to be a calculated move to push him out of the race. With his bid to run ...
In August 2012, Mohamed Morsi (the first democratically elected president) sacked Annan, along with former defense minister Mohammed Hussein Tantawi. In early July 2013, Anan resigned from his post as a presidential advisor, coinciding with demonstrations leading to the overthrow of Morsi. Prior to ...
After the election of the country's first democratically elected President Mohammed Morsi in 2012, Morsi fired both Annan and the head of the military council, Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi, amid mistrust and fallouts between Brotherhood and the army. Annan and Tantawi — popularly referred ...
Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi reviews honor guards during an arrival ceremony for his U.S. counterpart at the Ministry of Defense in Cairo. El-Sissi, born in 1954, appointed commander in chief of the Egyptian armed forces since August 2012, replacing Field Marshall Mohammed Hussein Tantawi. (AP/Jim Watson).
Egypt's ruling military council is made of up 23 senior officers. Six of them dominate the decision making in the council. European Pressphoto Agency. Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi. Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces. Field Marshal Tantawi is the head of the military council ...
The head of Egypt's Higher Military Council, Mohammed Hussein Tantawi, has been replaced by the country's new President Mohammed Mursi, after 17 years in office. Field Marshal Tantawi was Egypt's acting head of state after Hosni Mubarak resigned from the presidency last year amid mass street ...


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