Egypt's Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq resigns
03-Mar-2011 (2 comments)

Egypt's Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq has resigned, the country's ruling military council has announced in a statement.

A former transport minister, Essam Sharaf, has been asked to form a new government, the statement adds.

Mr Shafiq was appointed days before President Hosni Mubarak was forced out of office following days of anti-government protests.

Protesters saw Mr Shafiq as too closely associated to Mr Mubarak's rule, observers say.

"The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces decided to accept the resignation of Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq and appointed Essam Sharaf to form the new government," the army said in a statement on its Facebook page.

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Is that so?

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According to Kadivar, I'd suppose all of the following countries suffer from anarchy--Turkey, France, Switzerland, England, etc.

Kadivar will assure us that the people in the above countriues are far worse off than Iranians when it comes to human rights, political and social freedoms, months of payless paydays, the presence of corrupt governments and rigged economioes controlled by handfuls of insiders, rigged justice, arbitary arrests, hundreds of prisons holding political prisoners and the use of the plainclothes thugs to stomp anyone who complains of all this. 

Yes, Iranians should be pleased because they suffer from none of the above.  They should count their blessings every day.

Darius Kadivar

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