Egypt: Cabinet Reshuffle
Prime Minister Hisham Qandil has said 11 new ministers will be announced in a Cabinet reshuffle today.
The ministries affected include oil, higher education, and agriculture. A replacement will also be named for the Minister of Justice, Ahmed Mekky, who has resigned.
Libya: Minister of Defense Quits Over Gunmen's Siege
Minister of DefenseMohammed al-Bargathi has resigned after last week's siege by gunmen of Government ministries.
The armed group was calling for the exclusion from official positions of those involved with the Qaddafi regime, which was toppled in October 2011.