, the Nobel Prize-winning diplomat, has been appointed on Saturday as Egypt's new prime minister, the state news agency MENA reported.
ElBaradei , is a former head of UN nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency giving the General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who ousted the country’s frist elected president, Mohamed Morsi, a recognizable face likely to appeal to the West.
The Tamarod (rebellion) movement, which engineered mass protests culminating in the overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, had already nominated him to represent the movement in transition negotiations with the military .
ElBaradei is close to the liberal pro-democracy movement that toppled Hosni Mubarak by a popular uprising in 2011, and later to Morsi, the Islamist president overthrow by the military earlier this week.
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