Egypt unveils new cabinet, Tantawi keeps defense post

03.08.2012                      15.Aw. 5772                      Tu BeAw

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Egypt unveils new cabinet, Tantawi keeps defense post

TV footage showed President Morsi swearing in members of the government, his first since he took office on June 30; new 35-strong cabinet comprises 28 newcomers including four from Morsi's influential Muslim Brotherhood.

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Thursday swore in a new cabinet made up largely of technocrats, with former military ruler, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, keeping his post as defense minister in the new cabinet….