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Egypt's newly appointed prime minister Hazem el-Beblawi has begun to form a cabinet

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Egypt’s newly appointed prime minister Hazem el-Beblawi has begun to on form a cabinet, a week after president Mohammed Morsi was deposed by the country’s army. Progress has stalled as senior figures from Morsi’s political party, the Freedom and Justice Party have said that they will refuse to join any cabinet unless Morsi is reinstated. This comes after Adly Mansour, the interim president, announced that posts would be offered to the FJP and to the ultraconservative Nour party.

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