Egypt's New Government Doesn't Include Muslim Brotherhood

(New York Times) Kareem Fahim - Adli Mansour, Egypt's interim president, swore in a new cabinet on Tuesday dominated by liberal and leftist politicians, sweeping away the brief era of Islamist political rule built by the country's deposed president, Mohamed Morsi. Not one of the 34 cabinet members belongs to the Muslim Brotherhood. The cabinet includes three women and three Coptic Christians. A spokesman for Mansour said that positions had been offered to members of the Brotherhood and the Islamist Al Nour party.

2013-07-17 00:00:00

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