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Mubarak wants Egyptians to rally round Morsi: lawyer

CAIRO, March 11, 2013 (AFP) Toppled president Hosni Mubarak, awaiting trial over his role in the deaths of protesters, believes Egyptians should rally around his...

Egypt ex-presidential candidate party to contest polls

CAIRO, March 5, 2013 (AFP) Former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh said Tuesday his party will contest Egypt's next parliamentary elections, boycotted by the...

Egypt opposition calls for protests on revolt anniversary

CAIRO, Jan 21, 2013 (AFP) Egypt’s opposition has called for demonstrations across the country on Friday, the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni...

Egypt Islamists challenged by new protests

  by Marc Burleigh CAIRO, Dec 18, 2012 (AFP) Fresh opposition protests are to be held in Cairo on Tuesday over a draft constitution shaped by Egyptian...

Egypt detains last Mubarak PM

CAIRO, Sept 11, 2012 (AFP) Egyptian authorities ordered the arrest of ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak’s last prime minister Ahmed Shafiq on Tuesday on suspicion of...

Gunmen wound four police in Egypt’s Sinai: officials

CAIRO, Sept 10, 2012 (AFP) Militants wounded an Egyptian police general and three other officers in an attack on their patrol in the Sinai Peninsula...

US nears deal to cut Egypt debt by $1 bn: report

NEW YORK, Sept 3, 2012 (AFP) The United States is weighing a deal with Egypt’s new rulers to relieve $1 billion worth of debt, The...

West recognises growing Islamist role after Egypt vote

By Martine Nouaille PARIS, June 26, 2012 (AFP) The willingness of Western powers to work with Egypt's Islamist president-elect Mohamed Morsi recognizes the growth of the...

Egypt delays poll results, ousted president in coma

By Jailan Zayan CAIRO, June 21, 2012 (AFP) Egypt's election commission delayed the announcement of presidential results scheduled for Thursday, as tension spiked over who will succeed ousted...

Egypt’s Mubarak in coma, on artificial respirator: source

CAIRO, June 19, 2012 (AFP) Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak is in a coma and has been placed on an artificial respirator, a medical source told AFP, after...

Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak clinically dead: state media

June 19, 2012 Egypt's ousted presdent Hosni Mubarak was declared clinically dead after he was transferred to hospital from prison on Tuesday, state media reported,...

Egypt’s Copts back Shafiq as anti-Islamist bulwark

CAIRO, June 16, 2012 (AFP)  As Egyptians voted for a new president on Saturday, many of the country's Coptic Christians said they were backing Ahmed...

‘Depressed’ Mubarak’s health worsens: report

CAIRO, June 7, 2012 (AFP) The health of Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak has deteriorated since his transfer to prison after he was sentenced him to life in...

Dozens of protesters camp out in Cairo’s Tahrir

CAIRO, June 6, 2012 (AFP) Dozens of protesters remained in Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square on Wednesday after camping out following a mass demonstration against verdicts handed down...

How Hosni Mubarak spent his first day in an Egyptian jail

June 5, 2012 Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak received two shocks on Saturday: a life sentence and orders for his immediate transfer from the International...

Tahrir readies for mass demo against Mubarak verdicts

CAIRO, June 5, 2012 (AFP) Egyptians in their hundreds began gathering Tuesday in Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square ahead of a mass demonstration to protest against verdicts handed...

Tahrir keeps up pressure after Mubarak verdicts

By Jailan Zayan CAIRO, June 4, 2012 (AFP) Egyptian activists who spearheaded the revolt that toppled president Hosni Mubarak have called for mass demonstrations on Tuesday to protest...

Egypt activists call for mass protests Tuesday

CAIRO, June 4, 2012 (AFP) Egyptian activists who spearheaded the revolt that toppled president Hosni Mubarak have called for mass demonstrations on Tuesday to protest against verdicts...