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Egypt unrest: cabinet spokesmen resign

CAIRO (AFP) – The spokesmen for the Egyptian presidency and the cabinet quit on Tuesday, the latest in a string of resignations from the administration of President Mohamed Morsi, who is facing massive public pressure to step down.

Presidential spokesman Ehab Fahmy — who was seconded to the presidency from the foreign ministry– has tendered his resignation, a foreign ministry official told AFP.

Cabinet spokesman Alaa al-Hadidi told the official MENA news agency he had also given his notice to Prime Minister Hisham Qandil.


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