Egyptian Revolution – Wiki.
The following is a chronological summary of the major events that occurred during the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, after Mohamed Morsi’s election as the fifth President of Egypt, on 30 June 2012.
On 8 July, Mohamed Morsi issued a decree calling back into session the dissolved parliament for July 10, 2012. Morsi’s decree also called for new parliamentary elections to be held within 60 days of the adoption of a new constitution for the country, which is tentatively expected for late 2012.
On 2 August, the first Cabinet under President Mohamed MorsI headed by Prime Minister Hesham Kandil was sworn in.
On 5 August, 2012 Egyptian–Israeli border attack.Following this event Egypt’s President Morsi fired his intelligence chief, the head of the military police, several Interior Ministry officials, the head of the presidential guard and the governor of North Sinai, while the President during a trip to the border region vowed with respect to the victims of the attack. “We will never, ever rest until we take revenge and bring back justice to those killed.”
On 8 August, following the 2012 Egyptian–Israeli border attack Egyptian forces launched aerial strikes on militants in response to a series of attacks by masked gunmen on military checkpoints as part of a broader operation against Islamist militant organizations in the Sinai Peninsula.
On 12 August, Morsi asked Mohamad Hussein Tantawi, head of the country’s armed forces, and Sami Anan, the Army chief of staff, to resign. and Morsi assumed legislative powers
The Muslim brotherhood:
The Brotherhood’s credo was and is, “Allah is our objective; the Quran is our law, the Prophet is our leader; Jihad is our way; and death for the sake of Allah is the highest of our aspirations.
Following the 2011 Egyptian revolution and fall of Hosni Mubarak, the group was legalized.
Its founder, Hassan Al-Banna, was influenced by Islamic reformers Muhammad Abduh and Rashid Rida, with the group itself being influenced by both Sufism and Salafism. In the group’s belief, the Quran and Sunnah constitute a perfect way of life and social and political organization that God has set out for man.