November 21, 2011 / 7:44 PM / 6 years ago

Al Jazeera: Egypt army accepts govt resignation

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt’s ruling military council has accepted the resignation tendered by the cabinet on Sunday, Al Jazeera satellite television said, citing unnamed sources.

The cabinet had said earlier it had presented its resignation on Sunday, following violent clashes in Cairo’s Tahrir square between police and protesters.

Reporting by Ahmed Tolba; Writing by Shaimaa Fayed

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