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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 Conflict/Tragedy
Feb 2nd, 2011
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Yemen – Yemen’s U.S.-backed president, in power for more than three decades, pledged Wednesday not to seek another term in office in an apparent attempt to defuse protests inspired by Tunisia’s revolt and the turmoil in Egypt. The concession by Ali Abdullah Saleh signalled that anot...
By benim
In Article
Feb 1st, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt’s anti-government protesters, scenting victory after President Hosni Mubarak agreed to discuss political reforms, rallied support for what they hope can be a million-strong march for democracy on Tuesday. Mubarak’s newly appointed vice-president began talks with opposi...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 31st, 2011
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he United States led an international push last night to force Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to yield to Egyptians’ demands for democracy. Protest marches came to the streets of America, with one group of demonstrators marching from the Egyptian Embassy in Washington to the White House today...
By benim
In Egypt
Jan 26th, 2011
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The United States bluntly urged Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday to make political reforms in the face of protesters demanding his ouster, marking a pivot in its stance toward a key Arab ally. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered the message at a news conference with the for...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 26th, 2011
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Protesters taking to the streets in Egypt on Wednesday felt the wrath of security forces, a day after an unparalleled display of public rage at the government and full-throated cries for the ouster of the longtime president. Police turned water cannons and tear gas on protesters in the early hours of...