Hosni Mubarak

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Aug 21st, 2013
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  In the big marble halls of Washington, in the slow ambling pace of summer cocktail parties where veterans of the political establishment still shake their heads at the fall of the Graham dynasty and the sale of the Post to a parvenu dot comer, the second favorite topic of conversation is how t...
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Aug 19th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian president overthrown in an uprising in 2011, will be released from jail soon after a prosecutor cleared him in a corruption case, his lawyer and a judicial source said on Monday. Mubarak, 85, was arrested after he was ousted. In scenes that mesmeri...
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Aug 18th, 2013
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By Ahmed A. Namatalla Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood called for protests today in front of Cairo’s Supreme Constitutional Court following the storming of a landmark mosque by the country’s military-backed government. Egyptian police arrested 385 protesters inside the al-Fath mosque in Ramsis square yeste...
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Aug 16th, 2013
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A bloody confrontation on the streets of Cairo is a damaging development, and could be a precursor of worse to come   THE Egyptian army’s action on August 14th was not unexpected. Nor was it unlooked for by those who bore its brunt, the supporters of ousted President Muhammad Morsi. But it was s...
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Aug 2nd, 2013
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Will Tunisia, Libya and other states follow a similar pattern? Abayomi Azikiwe Although the United States has refused to condemn the military seizure of power in Egypt and is sending another four F-16 fighter jets to Cairo, the White House, Pentagon and State Department are obviously concerned about ...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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Nader Noureddin unveils the hazardous consequences the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will have on Egypt and Sudan. The Nile, on whose banks lives 90 per cent of Egypt’s population, is under threat. Egypt has no substantial precipitation, of only about 15mm per year, and as a result the 1.3 billion cubic ...
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Jul 28th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters stood their ground near a Cairo mosque on Sunday, a day after at least 72 were shot dead by Egyptian security forces, braced for a move against them by the army chief who ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi...
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Jul 28th, 2013
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Supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi have defied threats of removal from their sit-in protest in Cairo, despite the deaths of dozens in clashes with security forces. Speakers from the pro-Morsi Muslim Brotherhood addressed protesters overnight, saying they would not back down from t...
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Jul 15th, 2013
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After months of turmoil, the far right and the liberal youth are united in their desire for an efficient government By Avi Asher-Schapiro This article originally appeared on Jacobin. As Egyptians battle over the precise definition of a coup, the wording of constitutional declarations, and the future ...
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Jul 11th, 2013
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By Oriental Review What is happening in Egypt? Is the overthrow of the country’s Islamist president a symbol of American failure? Will the military’s rise to power, followed by a new, perhaps secular government, help to normalize the situation? When Mubarak was toppled, the military made no move to i...