Sharm El-Sheikh

By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jun 13th, 2012
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Cairo – Hosni Mubarak’s condition has stabilised but his lawyer says the 84-year old former president does not trust his doctors in the prison hospital and fears they are out to kill him. There have been conflicting reports about Mubarak’s condition since a court convicted him on 2 ...
By benim
In Egypt
Aug 4th, 2011
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Egypt’s deposed president, Hosni Mubarak, wheeled into a Cairo courtroom in a hospital bed, has pleaded not guilty to charges that he ordered the killing of some 850 revolutionary protesters who drove him from power in an 18-day February uprising. After Wednesday’s dramatic session, the j...
By benim
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Aug 3rd, 2011
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Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak, accused of corruption and involvement in killing protesters, went on trial on Wednesday, delighting those who overthrew him and ringing an alarm bell for other autocrats around the Arab world. In a scene that Egyptians would have found unthinkable just eight months ago, t...
By benim
In Egypt
Aug 3rd, 2011
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Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak flew to Cairo on Wednesday where he will be tried for conspiring to kill protesters, the first Arab ruler to appear in court since uprisings swept the region. Speculation swirled in the hours before the trial about whether the 83-year-old, hospitalised in Sharm el-Sheikh o...
By benim
In Egypt
Aug 3rd, 2011
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Cairo – Former President Hosni Mubarak was flown to Cairo on Wednesday from the Red Sea resort where he has lived since his ouster six months ago for the start of his historic trial on charges of corruption and ordering the killing of protesters during Egypt’s uprising. Outside the trial ...
By benim
In Egypt
Aug 1st, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak will receive a speedy trial with all hearings broadcast live on state television, the judge who will try the ousted leader pledged on Sunday. The trial is scheduled to begin on Wednesday in the country’s national police academy in a Cairo suburb. Mubara...
By benim
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Jul 31st, 2011
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The trial of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak for charges that include ordering the killing of protesters will take place at Cairo’s Police Academy on Wednesday August 3, the state news agency MENA said on Saturday. A source close to Mubarak had said on Thursday his lawyer would tell the...
By benim
In Egypt
Jul 29th, 2011
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Cairo – Hosni Mubarak’s trial will be set in a huge Cairo convention centre with hundreds of seats for an audience, heavy security and a metal defendants’ cage large enough to hold the man who ruled Egypt unchallenged for three decades, his two sons and seven associates, judicial of...
By benim
In Egypt
Jul 21st, 2011
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Egypt’s new cabinet, aimed at mollifying protesters demanding quick reforms, was expected to be sworn on Thursday, three days behind schedule after intense wrangling left the premier in hospital. “The new ministers in Prime Minister Essam Sharaf’s government will be sworn in on Thur...
By benim
In Egypt
Jul 19th, 2011
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Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf was taken to hospital because of blood pressure problems on Monday, and the swearing in of a much-changed cabinet was delayed. Sharaf, 59, underwent medical tests in Dar al-Fouad hospital in Cairo after suffering a fall in blood pressure, the state MENA news agenc...