Chronology: Egypt

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Chronology: Egypt


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Apr. 23: The United States announced that it would deliver ten Apache helicopters to Egypt. The helicopters had been scheduled to arrive in Egypt earlier in the year, but were delayed after the ousting of fonner president Mohamed Morsi. US defense secretary Chuck Hagel said the helicopters would be used to combat tenorism in the Sinai Peninsula. [NYT, 4/23]

Apr. 26: A court sentenced 11 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi to prison for rioting; tenns ranged from five to 88 years. Five of the 11 people sentenced were tried in absentia; all planned to appeal the sentences. The defendants were anested during protests following Morsi's 2013 ouster. [BBC, 4/26]

Authorities announced that the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, MERS, had been detected for the first time in Egypt. MERS is a dangerous, SARS-like corona- virus with no known cure. A civil engineer was diagnosed after returning to Egypt from Saudi Arabia. [AP, 4/26]

Apr. 28: A judge sentenced 683 defendants to death, including Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohammed Badie. The defendants faced charges related to the August 14, 2013 attack on a police station in Minya in which a policeman was killed. [BBC, 4/28]

May 5: Egypt received free fuel valued at $6 billion in the fonn of benzene, diesel, heavy fuel oil mazut, butane, and crude oil from Persian Gulf oil-producers. The gift was intended to help prevent unrest in the summer caused by fuel consumption increases, which Egyptians rioted over in the past. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait pledged more than $12 billion in loans and donations following the ouster of fonner president Mohamed Morsi. [Reuters, 5/5]

May 6: A court banned members of fonner president Husni Mubarak's National Democratic Party (NDP) from running in any future elections. Many liberal politicians feared a return of Mubarak-era figures due to weak and fragmented political parties. The NDP was dissolved in 2011 following the popular uprising which ended Mubarak's presidency. [Reuters, 5/6]

May 10: A public prosecutor charged 200 suspected Islamist militants with founding, leading, and joining a terrorist organization. The prosecutor said that the charges related to 50 attacks which resulted in the deaths of over 40 policemen and 15 civilians. Egyptian authorities had 102 of those charged in custody, while the rest were charged in absentia. [Reuters, 5/10]

May 21: Fonner president Mubarak and his two sons were handed three and four year prison sentences, respectively, for embezzling millions of dollars in public funds for renovations to their family residences. In addition, Mubarak and his sons were fined 21 million Egyptian pounds and were ordered to repay the 125 million Egyptian pounds of funds they embezzled. Mubarak had been under house arrest since August 2013 pending trial for numerous charges including corruption and complicity in the killings of protesters during the uprising in 2011 that ousted him from power. [Reuters, 5/21]

A court sentenced 155 Muslim Broth- erhood supporters to jail tenns and issued 54 of them life sentences. Those sentenced were implicated in a case related to violence in Mansura in August 2013 following the military's ouster of fonner president Morsi. Other defendants were given sentences be- tween three and ten years in jail for instigat- ing violence and chaos. [Reuters, 5/21]

May 28: The presidential election was extended by one day to increase voter turnout. International observers claimed the extension seriously banned the credibility of the results and raised questions about the independence of the election coimnission. The campaigns of 'Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi and Hamdeen Sabahi, the only two presidential candidates, both publicly condemned the election commission's decision. [The Guardian, 5/28]

May 30: Interim President 'Adli Mansur revoked amnesties for 52 people who were pardoned by deposed president Morsi. …

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