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Egypt's Mubarak arrives at court for murder verdict

Cairo - Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak arrived at court on Saturday for the verdict in his murder retrial over the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that toppled him.

Egypt's Mubarak gives passionate defence, verdict due Sept 27

Cairo - An Egyptian court said it will deliver its verdict in the murder trial of Hosni Mubarak on September 27, in a session Wednesday in which the ousted strongman passionately defended his 30-year rule.

Egypt court sentences Mubarak to three years for graft

Cairo - An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced deposed president Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison on corruption charges, in one of two trials after the 2011 uprising that ended his rule.

Leftist Egyptian politician to challenge Sissi's presidential bid

Hamdeen Sabahi has submitted his bid to run against Egyptian military strongman Abdul Fattah Al Sissi, who seems set to become the next President of Egypt.

Bombs in Cairo kill 6, over 100 injured, police station targeted

A car bomb explosion outside of the police station in Cairo Friday morning killed four and wounded dozens. Later and elsewhere in the city, three more explosions killed two and wounded scores. In total, six have died and over 100 are wounded.

Op-Ed: An Islamist epoch for Egypt?

News about Mohammed Morsi giving authoritative powers to himself raises eyebrows and questions about where Egypt is heading and what is the fate of last years revolution.

Egypt holds presidential vote amid rising tension, uncertainty

Cairo - Egypt's runoff presidential election began Saturday and will continue through Sunday amid a cloud of uncertainty and suspicion after its supreme court ruled to dissolve the democratically elected parliament Thursday.

Op-Ed: Hosni Mubarak nears death after a long career

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak suffered a heart attack recently upon his arrival at Tora Prison. His heart attack occurred when he was told he would spend the rest of his life in prison.

Egypt cuts natural gas supply to Israel

While insisting the move is not political, Egypt has cut the country's natural gas supply to Israel on Sunday. Egypt cited violations of contractual obligations.

10,000 Egyptians rally in Cairo — ‘No leftovers from Mubarak!’

Cairo - Thousands of Egyptians once against took over Tahrir Square yesterday in support of a law to put a 10-year ban on Mubarak supporting officials in office.

Prosecutors seek death penalty for Egypt's Mubarak

Cairo - Egyptian prosectors are seeking the death penalty for former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. He is accused of being responsible for the deaths of over 850 protesters in a country where the death penalty is used regularly.

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak might walk free

Cairo - Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak might be acquitted in his trial for corruption and his role in the death of over 800 protesters, sources claim.

Trial of Hosni Mubarak Resumes After Break

Cairo - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's trial resumed on Wednesday after a long delay caused by Mubarak's illness and the defense's concerns with the presiding Judge.

Contradictory testimony, courtroom fight mar Mubarak trial

Cairo - More controversy rushed into the courtroom Monday at former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak’s trial as a senior state security official testified he was unaware of any orders to shoot protesters while a courtroom fight between lawyers added to the drama.

Analysts: Mubarak's trial instructive for all African dictators

Cairo - It's a trial to be noted. Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak sits in a cell in a Cairo courtroom, thrown out of office by a popular uprising earlier this year. He's being asked to explain crimes committed against his people during that uprising.

Egypt tourism showing signs of recovery

The Egyptian tourism is showing signs of recovery with foreign reserves stabilizing after an early year uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak scared off tourists and investment, Finance Minister Hazem el-Beblawi says.

White House actions pushing Saudi Arabia toward China and Russia

Saudi Arabia is reported to be so dissatisfied with the Obama administration over its dealings in Middle East affairs that it has sent high-ranking representatives to China and Russia to establish greater trade relations with them.

Egyptian couple name newborn child 'Facebook'

Ibrah - The name "Facebook" was given by an Egyptian couple to their newborn daughter in honor of the role the social networking website played in the protests that led to longtime president, Hosni Mubarak, stepping down.

Missouri professor talks about recent unrest in Egypt, Tunisia Special

On January 25, National Police Day, hundreds of thousands of Egyptians, determined to make their voices heard, began their protest.

Mubarak won't step down until September, infuriates protesters

Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak announced he'll stay in office until September, adding he'll delegate responsibility to his vice-president Omar Suleiman within the next six months. Thousands of Cairo protesters reacted by waving their shoes in the air.

Op-Ed: Britain, Europe and the USA have not ‘dithered’ on Egypt

The last week has not been an inspired one for many pundits and editorialists, and their precipitous and vaguely moralizing admonishments of major western governments for hesitating over Egypt are more about wishful thinking than political realities.

Violence erupts in Egypt as rebels clash with Mubarak supporters

Rocks and other debris are seen being hurled through Tahrir Square in Egypt as protesters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Mubarak supporters turn to violence against each other.

Egypt: Mubarak announces he won't run for president again

After a day of widespread protests in Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak announced on state TV he won't run for president again. He plans to stay in office until the next election.

Mubarak announces resignation plans

Cairo - In only his second public address since protesters rallied eight days ago against his 30-year-tenure, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said he won't run for president again.

Op-Ed: Egypt — Mubarak family flees as chaos engulfs region

Things are getting hotter in Egypt, one of the North African countries known collectively as the Maghreb, nestling slightly above the scorching Sahara desert. Before this week, Egypt was famous for its apparent stability. Not anymore.

Egypt cracks down on media ahead of elections

With Egypt’s parliamentary elections drawing closer, the Hosni Mubarak government has begun cracking down on the media. The moves include clamping down on broadcasts of live shows and the manipulated sacking of a prominent newspaper editor.

Egypt Resists Pressure to Fully Open Border with Gaza Strip

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak gave a televised speech today and rejected demands that Egypt fully re-open its borders with the Gaza Strip.

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A protester in Cairo holds up a sign asking for Hosni Mubarak s swift exit
A protester in Cairo holds up a sign asking for Hosni Mubarak's swift exit
Egyptian protestors being fired upon by a water cannon in January 2011
Egyptian protestors being fired upon by a water cannon in January 2011
Protestors rally in the streets of downtown Cairo against the nearly 30-year-rule of President Mubar...
Protestors rally in the streets of downtown Cairo against the nearly 30-year-rule of President Mubarak.
Egyptians gathering at Tahir Square
Egyptians gathering at Tahir Square
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Protesters laid out hundreds of anti-Mubarak signs in front of the Mugamma  the main government buil...
Protesters laid out hundreds of anti-Mubarak signs in front of the Mugamma, the main government building in Tahrir Square.
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Egyptian demonstrators sitting to make letters that spell  No to Mubarak
Egyptian demonstrators sitting to make letters that spell "No to Mubarak"
The Egyptian Revolution - January 2011
The Egyptian Revolution - January 2011
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The Egyptian Revolution.
The Egyptian Revolution.
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