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By benim
In Egypt
Feb 22nd, 2011
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Egypt’s public prosecutor today took steps to freeze the foreign assets of deposed Egyptian president, Hosni MubarakHosni Mubarak. Reuters reports the move is a signal Mubarak will be held accountable by those to whom he handed power more than a week ago. In a statement, the prosecutor had aske...
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 Egypt
Feb 14th, 2011
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Cairo – The omnipresent pictures of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak were being officially removed from government offices and streets on Sunday. Large pictures of Mubarak, who resigned after almost 30 years in power on Friday following 18 days of street protests, were also removed from ...
By benim
In Egypt
Feb 11th, 2011
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CAIRO — One Egyptian kissed the ground. Another rolled in ecstasy in the grass outside a presidential palace. People wept, jumped, screamed and hugged each other with a shared joy they had never known. Cairo erupted in a cacophony of celebration: fireworks and car horns and gunshots in the air....
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
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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 ...