What kind of support did Morsi get from Qatar?
Morsi received strong support from Qatar, which has maintained long-held ties with the Muslim Brotherhood, of which Morsi was a member until his election. Qatar declared that it would provide Egypt with US$2 billion just as Morsi announced the reshuffle in the cabinet on 12 August 2012.
When did Morsi stop working at the palace?
According to information that came out after President Morsi was removed from office, officials claimed that Morsi stopped working at the Egyptian Presidential Palace on 26 June in anticipation to the coup and moved with his family to El-Quba Palace.
When did the protests against Morsi start in Egypt?
On 28 June, protests against Morsi started to build throughout Egypt including in such cities as Cairo, Alexandria, Dakahlia, Gharbiya and Aswan as a “warm up” for the massive protests expected on 30 June that were planned by Tamarod.
Who was the leader of Egypt in 2013?
The 2013 Egyptian coup d’état took place on 3 July 2013. Egyptian army chief General (Defence minister appointed by president Mohamed Morsi) Abdel Fattah al-Sisi led a coalition to remove the President of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, from power and suspended the Egyptian constitution of 2012.
When did Adly Mansour take over from Morsi?
In June 2013, protests calling for Morsi’s resignation erupted. The military, backed by the political opposition and leading religious figures, stepped in and deposed Morsi in a coup. It suspended the constitution and appointed Adly Mansour as interim president.
How many people died during the Morsi protests?
Pro-Morsi demonstrations were crushed, resulting in over 800 deaths. Egyptian prosecutors then charged Morsi with various crimes and sought the death penalty, a move denounced by Amnesty International as “a charade based on null and void procedures”.
How long was Okasha on air criticizing Morsi?
According to online newspaper Egypt Independent, an English-language subsidiary of Egyptian daily Al-Masry Al-Youm, Okasha spent three hours on 27 May 2012, criticizing the Muslim Brotherhood and Morsi on air.