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Egypt’s ruling military council chief meets president hopefuls


November 27th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 26 (IANS) Head of Egypt's ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Hussein Tantawi Saturday met two potential presidential candidates and discussed with them the current situation ... Read more...

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Sudan to reopen border crossings with Libya


February 28th, 2011 - 6:15 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Feb 28 (IANS) Sudan has decided to reopen its border crossings with Libya to facilitate the return of thousands of Sudanese nationals from the unrest-hit country.The interior ministry took the decision ... Read more...

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Egyptian man names daughter Facebook to mark revolt


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) An Egyptian man has named his new daughter Facebook to mark his country's recent revolution.Jamal Ibrahim, who is in his 20s, named his daughter after the social ... 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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Egyptians welcome liberation at Tahrir Square


February 12th, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Tahrir Square, a large public square in downtown Cairo, Friday lived up to its name as Hosni Mubarak quit as president in the face of massive protests. `Tahrir' ... Read more...

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Mubarak quits as Egypt’s president (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned Friday, handing over power to the military, Vice President Omar Suleiman announced."Mubarak has decided to resign as president," Suleiman announced in a brief ... Read more...

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Outrage as Mubarak refuses to go, US steps up pressure (Fourth Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Furious Egyptians Friday prepared to hold a huge pro-democracy demonstration Friday, a day after embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak announced he would not be demitting office, prompting ... Read more...

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Protesters swell as Mubarak clings to power, US steps up pressure (Third Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Spurred on by President Hosni Mubarak declaring he was not quitting office, tens of thousands of Egyptians Friday vowed to hold a massive pro-democracy demonstration as US ... Read more...

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Cairo begins to stabilise, pyramids deserted


February 6th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt is suffering revenue losses from lack of tourists even as the country tries to return to normal life after two weeks of protests aimed at ousting ... Read more...

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Arab League chief to talk to demonstrators


February 4th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa arrived Friday at the Tahrir Square, the site of a mass rally by Egyptian opposition protesters seeking the ouster of President ... Read more...

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US plans for Mubarak’s immediate exit


February 4th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) The US is holding discussions with Egyptian officials on a proposal for President Hosni Mubarak to resign immediately and hand over power to a transitional government that ... Read more...

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Cairo running out of petrol, food items


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A fuel-shortage has led to long queues at petrol vends in Cairo as anti-presidential protests continued for the ninth day on trot. The Egyptian capital was also ... Read more...

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Turkey calls for peace in Egypt


February 1st, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Feb 1 (IANS) Expressing concern at the violence during the weeklong protests in Egypt, Turkey has urged both the Egyptian government and opposition groups to maintain peace in the country."Egypt has ... Read more...

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280 more stranded Indians in Egypt return home


February 1st, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Another 280 Indians stranded in strife-torn Egypt reached here early Tuesday on a special flight.The Air India flight - AI-800 - carrying the Indians landed here at 2.30 ... Read more...

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Omar Suleiman Becomes VP In Trouble Torn Egypt


January 30th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facing growing civilian unrest in country and facing increasing political pressure from the allies. The president of Egypt Hosni Mubarak appointed the intelligence chief Omar Suleiman ... Read more...

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10 killed as protesters storm Cairo building


January 30th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 10 protesters were killed in clashes with police near the Egyptian Interior Ministry building in Cairo in the early hours of Sunday, RIA Novosti said quoting ... Read more...

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Britons warned against travel to Egyptian cities


January 29th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Britons have been advised to stay away from many Egyptian cities and those already in the country have been warned not to leave their hotels following unrest in ... Read more...

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Egypt president’s son, family flee to Britain (Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 26 (IANS/AKI) Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's son, who is considered as his successor, has fled to Britain along with his family, a US-based Arabic website reported.The plane with Gamal Mubarak, ... Read more...

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Egypt president’s son, family flee to Britain


January 26th, 2011 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 26 (IANS/AKI) Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's son who is considered as his successor has fled to Britain along with his family, US-based Arabic website Akhbar al-Arab reported.The plane with Gamal ... Read more...

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Action in Asia in ‘The Mummy’ part three


July 25th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) After awakening mummies in Egyptian cities in the hit movie series "The Mummy" and "The Mummy Returns", the action shifts to Asia in its third instalment. Titled ... Read more...

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Archaeological dig sheds new light on emergence of urban life in Egypt


July 2nd, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed a large administration building and silos at Tell Edfu in southern Egypt, which provide fresh clues about the emergence of urban life in the ... Read more...

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