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By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
May 24th, 2012
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Egypt resumed its first free presidential election on Thursday after a first day of voting that passed off mostly calmly, apart from a stone-throwing attack on candidate Ahmed Shafiq, who was premier for a few days before Hosni Mubarak fell. The race broadly pits Islamist candidates against secular o...
By benim
In Egypt
Feb 14th, 2011
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Cairo – Switzerland has frozen whatever assets Hosni Mubarak and his associates may have there, and anti-corruption campaigners are demanding the same of other countries. But experts say hunting for the deposed Egyptian leader’s purported hidden wealth – let alone recovering it R...
By benim
In Article
Feb 11th, 2011
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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak wrong-footed global expectations by refusing to quit office, prompting furious demonstrators in Cairo to vow their most spectacular protests yet. On the 17th day of a popular uprising against his 30-year rule, Mubarak announced he was delegating presidential power to ...
By benim
In Article
Feb 10th, 2011
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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, saying he was speaking “from the heart,” announced on state television that he accepts the protests against his rule as legitimate but refuses to step down until September. Mubarak also made mention of transferring authority to Vice President Omar Suleima...
By benim
In Egypt
Feb 10th, 2011
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The vast Cairo square at the epicenter of more than two weeks of protests was electric and on edge Thursday night, waiting for President Hosni Mubarak’s expected televised address with euphoria. “We’re almost there!” chanted the crowds, swelling to their greatest numbers yet a...
By benim
In Egypt
Feb 10th, 2011
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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will speak to the nation from his palace in Cairo on Thursday evening, state television said....
By benim
In Libya
Feb 10th, 2011
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Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak is still in negotiation on whether to hand his powers to Vice President Omar Suleiman, an official said, after unprecedented nationwide protests demanded an end to Mubarak’s 30-year-rule. Asked if the president would hand powers to the vice president, the E...
By benim
In Egypt
Feb 10th, 2011
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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is likely the richest man in the world with an estimated fortune worth about 70 billion dollars. According to the Guardian, Mubarak has money stashed in several Swiss and other foreign bank accounts, and has shadowy real-estate holdings in Manhattan, London and Rodeo ...
By benim
In Egypt
Feb 7th, 2011
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Cairo – Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak came under fresh pressure Monday to quit immediately as opponents posing the biggest challenge to his 30-year rule said concessions made in landmark talks were insufficient. As the uprising entered a 14th day, central Cairo’s Tahrir Square was stil...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Feb 5th, 2011
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The top leadership of Egypt’s ruling party, including President Hosni Mubarak’s son, resigned en masse to be replaced by politicians with liberal reputations. Top leadership in President Mubarak’s party resigns The top leadership of Egypt’s ruling National Democratic Party, in...