Two and a half years ago in Tahrir Square, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle compared Egypt's democratic revolution to the German reunification. Germany's calls for democracy in Egypt continue today.
Dozens of people are dead following weekend violence marking the third anniversary of Egypt's popular uprising, according to the health ministry. Meanwhile, a number of soldiers have been killed in the Sinai Peninsula.
Anti-government protesters and security forces have clashed in Egypt, leaving several people dead. Meanwhile, a police station in Sinai has been rocked by an explosion one day after a series of bomb attacks in Cairo.
Egypt’s new prime minister has said security will be his government’s top priority as it leads the country into a presidential election. He also called for a halt to protests and strikes.
A new song posted online this week entitled "We want you," sings the praises of Egypt’s military commander Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, while a lawsuit filed by a former politician demands that he run for the presidency.
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