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Egypt.com – Egypt’s Government Has Resigned – State Run Website – 25 February 2014

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Egypt’s military-backed government has quit, state-run Al Ahram said on Monday in a report confirmed by an Egyptian official, a step likely to pave the way for army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to declare his candidacy for president.

The newspaper, citing an unnamed source in a report on its website, said the decision was made after a 15-minute cabinet meeting. For Sisi to run for president, he would first need to leave his post of defense minister. Continue reading