Cabinet Reshuffle in Egypt: Analysis and Significance

The paper deals with the characteristics of the new cabinet of Ibrahim Mahlab, which was sworn in on March 1, 2014, from its formation and the attributes of the 31 ministers, to the most important trends that are expected to last until the next parliamentary elections. • The need to change the whole cabinet, • Objections to the personality of the prime minister, • Objections to what was called ‘an attempt to monopolize power’ and questions about the qualifications of some appointees.