In Egypt

By benim
In Analysis
Mar 9th, 2011
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The winds of change that has been rocking the Arab world have once again confirmed the fact that every tyranny is a house built on sand. Unlike rock solid democratic systems that are built on the consent of the people, evil tyrannical regimes are founded on brutality, oppression, corruption, dominati...
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 Analysis
Feb 13th, 2011
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As ordinary Egyptians have erupted in jubilant euphoria at Tahrir Square and on the streets of Egypt after the fall of the three-decade long dictator Hosni Mubarak, Ethiopians in and outside of the country have been keenly watching the wind of change from North Africa. We have witnessed history unfol...
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 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...
By benim
In Article
Feb 5th, 2011
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Egypt’s embattled President Hosni Mubarak’s and his family’s net worth is estimated to be between U.S. dollars 40 and 70 billion, a media report said. The wealth of the Egypt’s first family was built largely from military contracts during his days as an air force officer; Mr. Mubarak eventually diver...
By benim
In Egypt
Feb 5th, 2011
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Cairo is on the streets, its usual traffic jams replaced by streams of people gravitating towards the central Tahrir Square. The army make sporadic attempts throughout the day to block the roads leading up to it and state radio broadcasts sombre announcements of an ever-earlier curfew. But no-one tak...