egyptian media

Morsi appoints Hesham Qandil as Egypt’s new PM

July 25th, 2012 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has appointed Hesham Qandil, a former water resources minister, as prime minister of the country and asked him to form the new ... Read more...

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12 die in Egypt building collapse

July 15th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Cairo, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 12 people have been killed after an 11-storey building collapsed in Egypt's second-largest city of Alexandria Saturday, Al-Arabiya TV channel reported.According to Egyptian ... Read more...

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Egypt to launch TV channel with fully-veiled women

July 12th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 12 (IANS/AKI) A new satellite TV channel managed completely by women donning the niqab or the full veil will begin broadcast in Egypt July 20, the first day ... Read more...

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Mubarak suffers heart attack: Lawyer

June 20th, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been transferred from his prison cell outside Cairo where he is serving a life sentence to a military hospital after ... Read more...

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Mubarak faking bad health in court: Report

May 15th, 2012 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 15 (IANS) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has been exaggerating the extent of his medical problems during recent court appearances, where he has been charged with killing hundreds ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s trial to be held every day

January 3rd, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Trial of Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak, his sons and former interior minister will be held every day, Egyptian media reported.Mubarak and his two sons Alaa ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s wife hands over property to state

May 17th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Suzanne, the wife of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, has signed documents to hand over her property to the state, Egypt's MENA news agency said.The ... Read more...

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Egypt extends detention of Mubarak’s sons for 15 days

April 27th, 2011 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's public prosecutor Councillor Abdel Meguid Mahmoud extended the detentions of Gamal and Alaa Mubarak, the sons of recently deposed president Hosni Mubarak, for 15 ... Read more...

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Egyptian prosecutors question Mubarak’s sons

April 18th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian prosecutors questioned Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, sons of the ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, said a spokesman for the Egyptian prosecutor's general office.Mubarak and ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels council seeks Arab League recognition

March 12th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya's National Transitional Council, set up by anti-Gaddafi rebels as a ruling body in the east of the country, has urged the Arab League to ... Read more...

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Mubarak leaves Cairo: Report (Lead)

February 11th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) The embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak left Cairo for an "unknown" destination, a media report said, as anti-government protesters intensified their demand Friday for immediate power transition.While Egypt's ... 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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Hamas accepts Gaza cease-fire initiative ”in principle”

January 15th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan.15 (ANI): The militant outfit Hamas has announced that it has accepted the Egyptian cease-fire initiative "in principle" and that it was now awaiting Israel''s response. According to the Jerusalem ... Read more...

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Harassment reports from Egyptian women on the rise

August 2nd, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 2 (ANI): Even wearing modest head-to-toe clothing does not seem to be saving women in the Arab world from the unwanted male attention.A recent report by the Egyptian Centre ... Read more...

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