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Egypt: Tantawi to keep defense portfolio in next government

issued two weeks ago. Major General Mohammed al-Assar, a member of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), confirmed ina TV interview that the President of the Council, Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, will take over the defense portfolio in the next government. Assar stressed that SCAF ...

28/06/2012 - 09:42 - comment 0

Kuwait to Purchase Egyptian Air Defense System

with Mohammed Al Assar, adviser to the Egyptian defense minister for armament affairs, reported the official ... air defense system during his visit to Cairo in the summer in response to an invitation from Assar ...

18/05/2010 - 18:26 - comment 0

Morsi's crew-cut: trimming nearly 100 troops to grow his own Muslim army?

Mohamed Assar, Mukhtar el-Mullah, Mahmoud Nasr, Fouad Abdel Hay, Mohamed Emara, and Mamdouh Shahin, ... Mohammed Morsi comes weeks after he formally retired the head of the military council, Field Marshall Mohammed Hussein Tantawi, who has been retired, and his former deputy, General Sami Enan, also being ...

Editor's Choice - 04/09/2012 - 11:25 - comment 0

Egypt’s new president-elect will not say no to IMF loan

the post of defense minister, Major General Mohammad al-Assar, a council member, told CBC television. ... monetary fund imf, president mohamed morsi) (BUSINESS, Economy & Trade, Main headlines, Egypt) ...

01/07/2012 - 11:08 - comment 0

Israel escalates military operations: At least 11 Palestinians killed in Rafah, West Bank

said that Israeli snipers, positioned at Al-Assar residential building opened fire towards one of the houses, killing Al-Attar.     In addition, the body of Mohammed Ibraheem Jabber, 25, was evacuated ...

18/05/2010 - 13:13 - comment 0

Palestinian-Israeli Clashes Continue, Teenager Killed after Talks Fail

and security talks between Israeli and Palestinians.  According to AFP, Ahmad Al Assar was shot ... but was a complete failure, either.  Head of Gaza's Preventive Security Mohammed Dahlan said the meeting ...

18/05/2010 - 18:39 - comment 0

Israel Assassinates Islamic Jihad Leader in West Bank

Ahmad Al Assar was shot in the chest with a live bullet near the Jewish settlement of Netzarim.   ... Nablus Wednesday night.   Rinal Tawfik Darlas, a member of the Fateh movement, and Thabet Mohammed ... of Gaza's Preventive Security Mohammed Dahlan said the meeting was difficult and that no agreements were ...

18/05/2010 - 18:39 - comment 0