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Egypt--Politics and government--1981-2011

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Geographic headingEgypt--Politics and government--1981-2011
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Found inOttaway, D.B. The Arab world upended, 2017: CIP galley (David Ottaway explores the causes of the 2011 revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, the reasons for their radically differing outcomes, and the likely trajectory of the two countries' political development)
Britannica online, April 3, 2017 (Mubarak stepped down as Egypt's president on Feb. 11, 2011, but his cabinet was retained as a transitional body; caretaker government sworn in on March 7, 2011; legislative elections held beginning in November 2011; Mohammad Morsi declared winner of 2012 presidential election)
CIA world fact book online, Nov. 30, 2017: Egypt (Egyptian opposition groups led demonstrations and labor strikes countrywide, culminating in President Hosni Mubarak's ouster in 2011. Egypt's military assumed national leadership until a new parliament was in place in early 2012; later that same year, Mohammed Morsi won the presidential election. Following often violent protests throughout the spring of 2013 against Morsi's government and the Muslim Brotherhood, the Egyptian Armed Forces intervened and removed Morsi from power in July 2013 and replaced him with interim president Adly Mansour. In January 2014, voters approved a new constitution by referendum and in May 2014 elected Abdelfattah Elsisi president. Egypt elected a new legislature in December 2015, the first parliament since 2012)