Egyptian Revolution

Egyptian Revolution 

  • The success of the Tunisian revolution contributed to the transition of revolutionary enthusiasm to Egypt. The beginning of the revolution began on the first day of 2011, when the organization began to protest and demonstrations against the government because of many problems in society and the most important dignity of the Egyptian citizen in his country.
  • On the 25th of January,  there was a demonstration  against the  worsening of the political, economy, and social conditions in Egypt, The protest was launched through social networking sites such as  Facebook and Twitter, and the preregisters gathered on Cairo (Tahrir Square), Alexandria, Suez and Mahalla al-Kubra.
  • The demonstrations mainly led to the overthrow of the regime of President Hosni Mubarak, who took power 30 years ago, On February 11, Vice President Omar Suleiman announced that Mubarak would step down as president and that the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces would take charge of the country’s affairs.



Post Revolution 

  • Vice President Omar Suleiman announced in a brief statement that the president abdicated and that he entrusted the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces led by Mohamed Hussein Tantawi to run the affairs of the country.
  • The first elected civilian president of the country was Mohammed Morsi, has assumed the post of President of the Republic on June 24, 2012, and was isolated by the armed forces on July 3, 2013 after demonstrations against him and other supporters.
  • Abdel Fattah Said Hussein Khalil Sisi, the sixth and current president of the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Supreme Commander of the Egyptian armed forces, was elected for four years after his success in the presidential elections 2014


Egypt was the second country of Arab spring that faced revolutions. First of all, in the beginning of 2011, There were revolutionary movement against former president Hosni Mubarek, who was on the power for 30 years, started from social networking such as Facebook and Twitter. After that, the people of Egypt started going out on the streets protesting against the governmental system back then. on Feb of 2011, Mubarak step down the throne and the Supreme Court of Council armed forces took a charge of the country’s affairs till the new president Mohammed Morsi got elected in June of 2012. after that,  Egyptian people had another protest against the new president and he got removed by the army forces in July of 2013. after that, Abdulftah Al Sisi got elected as the 6th president in July of 2014 of the Arab Republic of Egypt for four years.


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