January 25, 2012
by Jerry Votava
Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, head of Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) announced Tuesday that Eygpt's state of emergency that has been in effect for nearly 30 years would be lifted later this week. Tantawi did indicate that some of the powers from the state of emergency would ...[read more]
December 5, 2009
by JURIST Staff
On December 5, 1977, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat broke off diplomatic relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria and South Yemen in response to the Declaration of Tripoli, which imposed sanctions on Eygpt. These hardline Arab nations had promulgated the Declaration in order to punish Egypt for ...[read more]

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