Egyptian military officials announced today that they will be deploying light infantry vehicles in the Sinai Peninsula instead of the Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) which are currently operating there.
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Israeli authorities claimed that shots were fired at its soldiers from across the border in Egypt today.
The emergency law, which was in effect for the last many decades in Egypt, will expire today.
The demonstrations and resulting violence continued in the Egyptian capital, Cairo as yesterday’s clashes left one soldier dead and close to 400 people injured.
General Sami Hafez Anan, the Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces said that the army will hand over power to the democratically elected government on May 24.
Tension prevailing between the Islamist dominated Egyptian legislature and the secular Egyptian army worsened today as one civilian protester was shot dead outside the defence ministry headquarters.