Ahmed Nazif

By benim
In Egypt
Jul 13th, 2011
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Thousands of Egyptians marched on the cabinet headquarters in central Cairo on Tuesday to demand the removal of the ruling military council. The march, reminiscent of protests that forced President Hosni Mubarak to step down on February 11, followed a warning by the military council that it would use...
By benim
In Egypt
Jul 12th, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt will allow a television camera into court for the trials of Hosni Mubarak’s associates to placate protesters calling for more transparency. Judge Mohamed Hossam al-Gheriyani, the head of the Egyptian Supreme Judiciary Council, said in a statement on Tuesday that one camera w...
By benim
In Egypt
May 1st, 2011
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CAIRO – From the roof of the house in which he lives, Mohammed Hassan can see some of central Cairo’s most prized real estate. A five-star hotel sits in the distance to the right, the towering foreign ministry building seems close enough to touch, and the Nile is a straight shot ahead. The 27-y...
By benim
In Egypt
Apr 17th, 2011
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CAIRO – Egypt’s ex-prime minister and two other former Cabinet members were charged with corruption Sunday in the latest step in a campaign to bring officials of Hosni Mubarak’s toppled regime to justice for years of corruption, rights abuses and other crimes. Egypt’s attorney-gener...
By benim
In Egypt
Apr 11th, 2011
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Around 2,000 protesters defied an army demand to quit Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Monday, vowing to stay until Egypt’s ruling military council heeds their demand for civilian rule and a deeper purge of corrupt officials. The mostly young demonstrators, some of them unemployed, have blocked r...
By benim
In Egypt
Apr 11th, 2011
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Egypt has ordered Hosni Mubarak and his sons to be questioned over violence against protesters and alleged corruption, as the ousted president defended his reputation after protests calling for him to be put on trial. Interior Minister Mansur Essawy said “all measures would be taken to ensure t...
By benim
In Egypt
Feb 15th, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt’s military government on Monday urged an end to widespread strikes following the popular uprising that overthrew Hosni Mubarak, as the United States pressed for an end to 30-year-old emergency laws. The orders came after the elderly generals now ruling the country met some o...
By benim
In Egypt
Jan 27th, 2011
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Egyptian police fought protesters in two cities in eastern Egypt on Thursday and Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohamed ElBaradei arrived back in the country to join demonstrators trying to oust President Hosni Mubarak. Security forces shot dead a Bedouin protester in the north of Egypt’s Sinai regio...