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Israeli missile kills militant in Egypt

August 27th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 27 (IANS) A motorcycle-borne militant was killed in Egypt by a missile launched from an Israeli plane, Xinhua reported.The militant -- identified as Ibrahim Nasser, a Bedouin -- ... Read more...

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Egyptian army to hand over power May 24

May 3rd, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's military is ready to hand over power to a new president after the first round of the vote May 24, Egyptian Armed Forces Chief ... Read more...

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Politicians and fans blame Egyptian army for soccer violence

February 2nd, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) Egyptian politicians and football fans have blamed the army for the violence during Al-Masry's 3-1 victory at home to Al-Ahly that left 74 people dead and ... Read more...

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Outrage in US as Americans barred from leaving Egypt

January 27th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Egyptian authorities have been sent some strong words after the country refused to allow six US citizens to leave the country. The new Egyptian leaders have slapped ... Read more...

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There would have been no revolution without internet: ElBaradei

March 19th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Egyptian opposition leader Mohammed ElBaradei Friday said that there would have been no Jasmine Revolution without the internet.Asked whether there would have been a ... Read more...

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‘Egypt, Arab revolutions are a youth-led movement’

February 22nd, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The former head of the American University in Cairo says the "important ingredient" of the popular uprising in Egypt and the region is youth who have ... Read more...

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UN hails Egypt’s pledge for transparent elections

February 18th, 2011 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 18 (IANS) The UN has welcomed Egyptian army's commitments to hold free and transparent elections as part of transition to democratic rule in the country."Turning now to Egypt in ... Read more...

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Iran congratulates Egyptian people’s ‘victory’

February 12th, 2011 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 12 (IANS) Iran congratulated the Egyptian people on their "victory" as President Hosni Mubarak quit Friday night following 18 days of unprecedented public protests and offered its support to the ... Read more...

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Key events of the 18-day Egyptian uprising

February 12th, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Here are the landmark developments of the mass uprising in Egypt that led to the fall of the three-decade rule of Hosni Mubarak.Jan 25: Demonstrations sparked across Egypt ... Read more...

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Suleiman a key member of Egypt’s military council

February 12th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, whose key member is Vice President Omar Suleiman, was handed over power by Hosni Mubarak before he quit as president after ... Read more...

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Egypt crisis: Experts say US will have to put everything on the line now

February 11th, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.11 (ANI): With cornered Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak playing a seemingly cat and mouse game with the Western powers, including the United States, rights activists and experts on Middle East affairs ... Read more...

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Tonight, it is ending, says Egyptian army chief

February 11th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 10 (IANS) A thunderous roar went up across downtown Cairo's Tahrir square as the Egyptian army chief Thursday announced: "Tonight, it is ending".Chief of Staff of the army of ... Read more...

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Mubarak to address nation among reports of pending resignation

February 11th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will address the nation on Thursday evening, the state-run Nile Television reported amid media reports that he will be announcing his resignation.Egypt plunged into ... Read more...

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Hosni Mubarak may resign: Egyptian PM (Second Lead)

February 10th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 10 (IANS) Egyptian President Hosni Mumbarak may step down in the evening, prime minister Ahmed Shafiq said Thursday. Ahmed Shafiq told the BBC that the president may step down Thursday ... Read more...

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Egypt museum treasures being repaired

February 8th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 8 (IANS/AKI) A statue of ancient Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun standing on the back of a panther is among 70 archaeological treasures being repaired after they were damaged in a failed ... Read more...

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How long can Egyptian military navigate middle ground?

February 7th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.7 (ANI): A history of crushing dissent indicates that the Egyptian Army's tolerance for protesters may not hold if its interests are threatened.When bread shortages swept Egypt in 2008, the government ... Read more...

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Blast at Egypt gas pipeline

February 5th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Egyptian Army has stopped the gas flow at a pipeline in Egypt's North Sinai following an explosion, the governor of the province said Saturday.The explosion at ... Read more...

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Uncertainty over which way Egyptian military-led by Mubarak’s ‘poodle’ will swing

February 5th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 5(ANI): The loyalties of the 470,000-strong Egyptian military are currently unclear despite the turmoil in the country, US officials and experts have said."The biggest question for the Egyptian military ... Read more...

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Egypt’s defence minister inspects Tahrir Square

February 4th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 4 (IANS) Egypt's Defence Minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawi and commanders of the Egyptian army Friday inspected Cairo's Tahrir Square, a media report said.Thousands of Egyptians are congregating at the square ... Read more...

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India condemns attacks on foreign journalists in Cairo

February 4th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India Thursday strongly condemned the detention and vicious attacks on foreign journalists by mobs on the streets in Cairo and issued a travel advisory for Indian journalists ... Read more...

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Violence against Egyptian protesters draws condemnation

February 3rd, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 3 (IANS/AKI) Amnesty International has criticised the Egyptian army for failing to protect anti-government protesters who reportedly came under attack in Cairo from supporters of President Hosni Mubarak. Many ... Read more...

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Mubarak refuses to step down now, Obama says transition must begin (Third Lead)

February 2nd, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Trouble reigned in the Egyptian capital Wednesday with pro and anti-government protesters clashing as President Hosni Mubarak said he would not quit till September, defying the call ... Read more...

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British tourists in Egypt enjoy despite ongoing protests

February 1st, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Despite the political turmoil in Egypt, British holidaymakers seem to have a gala time in that country. Tourists in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh were ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s grip on power in Egypt is shaken

February 1st, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.1 (ANI): With the Egyptian Army declaring that it would not use force against the public, authoritarian president Hosni Mubarak days in power appear to be numbered.Compounding Mubarak's problems is ... Read more...

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Mubarak coffin almost nailed, Egyptian Army says will protect demonstrators

February 1st, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.1 (ANI): The Egyptian Army, which has had a significant role to play in the country's political landscape for more than half-a-century, has told demonstrators that their demands are "legitimate" and ... Read more...

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Egyptian police using US made tear gas against protesters

January 29th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Jan.29 (ANI): Egyptian riot police are firing made in USA tear gas canisters against street demonstrators.Protesters provided ABC News with pictures of the canisters that were recovered from Tahrir Square in ... Read more...

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Archaeologists stumble upon largest New Kingdom temple ever discovered in Egypt

April 27th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, April 27 (ANI): Archeologists have uncovered the remains of what is believed to be the largest New Kingdom temple ever discovered in Egypt.According to a report in Al-Ahram Weekly, the temple ... Read more...

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Fire at Indian-owned textile plant in Egypt

April 24th, 2008 - 9:42 pm ICT by admin
DPA Cairo, April 24 (DPA) A big blaze broke out Thursday in a garment factory owned by the Indian-based Embee International in the Egyptian city of Ismailiya, inflicting damage estimated at about $ ... Read more...

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President Mubarak orders the Egyptian army to supply citizens with bread

March 20th, 2008 - 10:28 am ICT by admin
Nicosia, March 20 (ANI): Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, facing clashes and widespread discontent in the poorer neighbourhoods over the price of bread, has ordered the army bakeries to supply bread to ... Read more...

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