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Egypt's Modern Pharaohs 2016

  • Ended
  • BBC World News
  • 2016-01-31T08:00:00Z
  • 50 mins
  • 50 mins
  • Documentary

Egypt has seen turbulent times. After the toppling of President Mubarak in 2011, elections followed and Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood won a narrow victory to become President. But three years later the country is back under the rule of a military strong man - General al Sisi - and Morsi is in prison sentenced to death.This tussle between the Army and Islamist politics is not new. From Gamal Nasser, to Anwar Sadat and Hosni Mubarak - Egypt's Modern Pharaohs explores how Egypt's past has shaped its present.

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