Middle East

Egypt new PM claims more powers than predecessor

Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi (R), the head of the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), meets with Egyptian former prime minister Kamal Ganzouri in Cairo in this November 24, 2011 handout photograph. Egypt's ruling military council appointed Kamal Ganzouri as prime minister "with full powers" on November 25, 2011, state television and an army source said. The army source said Ganzouri would form a national salvation government to replace the cabinet of Prime Minister Essam





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