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30 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt


September 13th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 30 people were injured in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, the state TV reported Thursday, quoting ... Read more...

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Egypt urges IMF for $4.8 bn loan


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 23 (IANS) Egypt sought a $4.8 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) during a meeting held between President Mohamed Morsi and Christine Lagarde, the IMF chief, ... Read more...

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Top military dismissals are in Egypt’s interests: Morsi (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi Monday said the dismissal of the country's powerful defence minister and a top military general has been done in the country's ... Read more...

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US congratulates Egyptian president-elect


June 25th, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Describing Egypt's presidential election as a "milestone" in country's transition to democracy, the White House Sunday congratulated Egyptian president-elect Mohamed Morsi over his win, Xinhua reported.Morsi ... Read more...

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Egyptian camel handlers threaten ’siege’


March 28th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian camel handlers have threatened to bring thousands of camels to the capital city and block the buildings housing the cabinet and the agriculture ministry ... Read more...

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Surveillance cameras for all Egyptian sports venues


March 19th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 19 (IANS) Egyptian government has decided to install surveillance cameras in its all sports venues following Feb 1 football fans' clashes in a stadium that left 74 people ... Read more...

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Two Brazilian girls kidnapped in Egypt


March 19th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 19 (IANS) Two Brazilian girl tourists along with their local guide were kidnapped by armed Bedouins in Egypt's Sinai peninsula Sunday afternoon, a security official said.The two tourists ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Egypt, Syria on agenda


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday left for Egypt on a three-day visit during which he is expected to forge relations with the new dispensation ... Read more...

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Cairo calling: Krishna to head to post-revolution Egypt


February 27th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) In the first high-profile visit from India to post-revolution Egypt, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is expected to travel to Cairo early next month to ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s wife attempted suicide over corruption charges


February 8th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The wife of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has confessed in her memoirs about an attempt to commit suicide when she knew she would ... Read more...

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Egypt turns down IMF, World Bank loans


June 26th, 2011 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 26 (IANS) Egypt has declined to take loans from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) presently, following cuts in budget deficit, Xinhua reported."Egypt doesn't need any ... Read more...

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New protests begin in Cairo


May 21st, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Protests erupted in Cairo after the Friday prayers, with one group gathering at the central Tahrir Square in the wake of media speculation that ... Read more...

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Mexico returns archaeological piece to Egypt


April 29th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexico has returned a priceless archaeological piece from the Aswan region to the Egyptian government, officials said.The anthropomorphic piece, which shows a head in profile, ... Read more...

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Clinton faces tough task on Arab upheaval


March 16th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Mar.16 (ANI): A coalition of six youth groups that have become vocal movers in Egypt's revolutionary movement have revealed on their Facebook page that they had refused an invitation to ... Read more...

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Rudd urges Australians to leave Libya


February 26th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb.26 (ANI): Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has urged Australians residing in Libya to get out of the country as soon as possible, as it effectively is in a state of ... Read more...

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Foreign Secretary Rao reviews Libya situation with MEA officials


February 25th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Friday met with senior Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) officials to review the developing situation in Libya and the efforts underway to facilitate ... Read more...

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Recent uprising in Cairo ‘not an Islamic Revolution’: Egypt expert


February 19th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Indiana School of Law-Indianapolis Professor Frank Emmert, an expert on Egyptian politics, has said that the recent protests in Cairo that ousted President Hosni Mubarak is an 'uprising ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s assets not frozen in EU: Report


February 18th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Tehran, Feb 18 (IANS) Egypt's foreign ministry has not requested the European Union to freeze the assets of ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his family members, an EU source said Friday. The ... Read more...

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Clinton ‘very concerned’ about sexual assault on CBS News correspondent Lara Logan


February 18th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18(ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has turned up the heat on the Egyptian government over the sexual assault on CBS News correspondent Lara Logan in Cairo.The State Department ... Read more...

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Obama calls CBS correspondent Lara Logan after sexual assault


February 17th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 17 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Wednesday called CBS News correspondent Lara Logan, who was sexually assaulted in Cairo last week while covering Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s departure will mark “beginning of a process” for Egyptian people: Middle East Expert


February 12th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): An expert on terrorism, Middle East politics and Homeland Security issues has said Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's exit will usher a new political process in Egypt.Institute for ... Read more...

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Egypt protests: Impatient Obama calls for credible transition


February 11th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.11 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has called on the Egyptian government to come forward with a "credible, concrete and unequivocal" path to democracy.Addressing the nation, Obama said Egyptians "remain ... Read more...

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US piles pressure on Mubarak to hasten democracy


February 11th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) As Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stubbornly clung to power sparking more protests, US President Barack Obama mounted pressure on the embattled regime asking "to move ... Read more...

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Festive mood as speculation swirls of Mubarak leaving (Fourth Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) "Tonight, it is ending", the dramatic announcement by Egypt's top army general was met with loud cheering by the tens of thousands of expectant protesters in Tahrir ... 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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Stong likelihood of Mubarak stepping down: CIA director (Third Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) There is a strong likelihood that embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will step down Thursday night, CIA Director Leon Panetta has told the US Congress.Mubarak has ... Read more...

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Egypt Govt., opposition must together oversee transition process


February 10th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York/Cairo, Feb.10 (ANI): The government and the opposition need to jointly set a date for elections and establish an independent commission to oversee the process, an analysis in the New York ... Read more...

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Ready to die for Revolution 2.0, says Google executive


February 10th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) "It is no longer the time to negotiate" with the Egyptian government, said Google executive Wael Ghonim, one of the principal organisers of the massive anti-Hosni Mubarak protests ... Read more...

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US steps up pressure on Cairo to end pro-democracy protests


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Cairo, Feb.10 (ANI): The Obama administration has stepped up its criticism of Egypt's leadership after pro-democracy protests entered the 16th consecutive day on Wednesday against the 30-year-long rule of President Hosni Mubarak.Spokesman ... Read more...

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French PM admits to New Year’s holiday at Mubarak’s cost


February 9th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) French Prime Minister Francois Fillon has admitted he enjoyed a New Year holiday in Egypt sponsored by President Hosni Mubarak.Fillon's office said his family were treated to a ... Read more...

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Iranian Ambassador to India offers alternative pacts in oil import policy


February 8th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): Iran's Ambassador to India, Seyed Mahdi Nabizadeh,on Tuesday said India can sort out the hurdles and work out on different bilateral agreements over payment issues regarding import ... Read more...

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Egypt crisis continues; Is Mubarak headed for clinic? (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington/Hamburg, Feb 8 (IANS) The US said Egypt faces a "bumpy" process in its transition to a multi-party democracy as determined Egyptians continued with their protests for the 15th day against Hosni ... Read more...

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Omar Suleiman Israel’s favourite to replace Mubarak: WikiLeaks


February 8th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Egypt's new Vice President Omar Suleiman is a long-standing favourite of Israel who spoke daily to the Tel Aviv government via a secret "hotline" to Cairo, US diplomatic ... Read more...

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Released ‘anti-govt’ Google manager vows to clear out ‘all rubbish’ from Egypt


February 8th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 8 (ANI): Wael Ghonim, a Google Inc. marketing manager who was released over 10 days after being detained for protesting against the Egyptian government, has said that he, along with ... Read more...

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Suleiman has long been Israel’s preferred choice to replace Mubarak as President: Wikileaks


February 8th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 8 (ANI): The latest releases of secret US diplomatic cables by Wikileaks have claimed that Egypt's new Vice President, Omar Suleiman, has long been Israel's preferred candidate to replace ... Read more...

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