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Former Egypt PM jailed for corruption


September 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) A court in the Egyptian capital has sentenced former prime minister Ahmed Nazif to three years in prison for corruption, BBC reported Thursday.Nazif, who was prime ... Read more...

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Egyptian channel with veiled women launches broadcast


July 21st, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Maria TV, a new satellite news channel that only features women wearing the full Islamic veil, has been launched in Egypt. Men are banned from the ... Read more...

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Egypt presidential poll results to be announced Sunday


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The official results of Egypt's presidential election will be announced Sunday at 5 p.m. (1300 GMT), state TV reported Saturday.The results of the June 16-17 ... Read more...

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Mubarak in coma but not clinically dead (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 20 (IANS) Former Egypt president Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life in prison for killing protesters, has gone into coma and put on life support, but was ... 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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Muslim Brotherhood claims victory, army promises to give up power (Second Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS) With all votes counted in the Egyptian presidential election and Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi claiming victory, Egypt's ruling military council Monday vowed to hand ... Read more...

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Egypt polls: Muslim Brotherhood claims victory (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) With all votes counted in the Egyptian presidential election, Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi has claimed victory winning 52 percent of the votes, his campaign ... Read more...

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Egypt polls: Muslim Brotherhood says it is winning


June 18th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mohammed Mursi, head of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party, is leading by a million votes in the Egyptian presidential runoff after 95 percent ... Read more...

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Egypt court clears Mubarak aides for election


June 15th, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Constitutional Court has rejected the "political isolation law" that barred former president Hosni Mubarak's associates from politics.According to Nile TV, the law barred officials ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s supporters call for his release


June 12th, 2012 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Supporters of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life imprisonment, have urged authorities to release him from jail and transfer him to ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s health remains serious


June 8th, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 8 (IANS) Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak's health condition remained serious a day after being placed on the ventilator several times in Torah prison hospital, MENA news agency reported.Mubarak,84, ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s health deteriorates in prison


June 6th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 6 (IANS) The health of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak severely deteriorated Wednesday, his fifth day in Cairo's Torah prison, and he was put on the ventilator five ... Read more...

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Hosni Mubarak’s health is deteriorating


June 6th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The health of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has declined since he received a life sentence from Egypts’ courts, according to security officials at Torah prison in ... Read more...

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Mubarak refuses food, medicine in prison


June 4th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 4 (IANS/AKI) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has declined food and medicine since being taken to a prison after a court sentenced him to life behind bars for ... Read more...

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Mubarak verdict to be appealed against


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 3 (IANS) Egypt's prosecutor general will appeal against the verdicts delivered by a Cairo court in the trial of ex-president Hosni Mubarak, his two sons, the former interior ... Read more...

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‘Mount indefinite protests over lenient Mubarak sentence’


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian revolutionary movements have called for an indefinite protest in Tahrir Square in the centre of Cairo over "lenient" sentences handed to ousted president Hosni ... Read more...

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Mubarak found guilty of role in protesters’ killings (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 2 (IANS) A court in the Egyptian capital sentenced the country's former president Hosni Mubarak to life imprisonment Saturday after finding him guilty of being involved in protestors' ... Read more...

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Ex-Egyptian president gets jail for life (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 2 (IANS) A court in Cairo sentenced Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak to life imprisonment Saturday for his involvement in protestors' killings during last year's uprising, BBC reported.Mubarak, ... Read more...

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Hosni Mubarak gets life term


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 2 (IANS) A court in Cairo Saturday sentenced Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak to life imprisonment for complicity in protestors' killings during last year's uprising, BBC reported.Mubarak, 84, ... Read more...

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Mubarak aide gets seven years in prison


May 28th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A criminal court in Egypt has convicted former chief of presidential staff Zakaria Azmi of corruption and abuse of office and sentenced him to seven ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood seeks dialogue to ’save revolution’


May 26th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood movement has urged country's political forces to participate in a national dialogue ahead of a tough battle between an Islamist candidate and ... 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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Egypt presidential hopeful wants Sharia law-based constitution


May 14th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's constitution should be based on the Quran and the Islamic Sharia law, presidential candidate from the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Morsi said."The Quran is our ... 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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Egypt terminates Israel gas deal


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt has terminated a long-term gas deal with Israel because of violations of contractual obligations, Egypt's daily al-Ahram reported.The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company's decision ... Read more...

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Thousands converge on Cairo’s Tahrir Square


April 20th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 20 (IANS) Cairo's Tahrir Square, symbol of Egypt's pro-democracy revolution, witnessed a massive gathering of protesters Friday in one of the largest demonstrations since last year's 18-day revolt ... 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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Egypt MP quits for lying about cosmetic surgery


March 7th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 7 (IANS) An Egyptian MP has resigned after it was discovered he had lied about being attacked and robbed on a highway but that he had actually gone ... Read more...

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Egypt to hold presidential election in May


March 1st, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt will undergo presidential election May 23-24, the head of the country's election commission, Farouk Sultan, has said.The second round of the election, if required, ... Read more...

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Egypt to announce Mubarak verdict June 2


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 23 (IANS) The verdict in the hearing for former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and former interior minister Habib Adly -- both accused of corruption and killing protesters -- ... Read more...

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BBC apologises for broadcasting paid documentaries


February 13th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) The BBC has apologised for broadcasting documentaries made by a TV company that was paid millions of pounds by clients.The group issued an apology to 74 ... Read more...

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South Korean tourists abducted in Egypt


February 11th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Three South Korean tourists and their Egyptian guide were abducted in southern Egypt Friday, police said.The tourists, two males and one female, all above 50 years ... 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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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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‘Egyptians believe Islamists will make a better nation’


January 29th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) A year after the people's uprising in Egypt that toppled the 30-year regime of president Hosni Mubarak, a university scholar says Egyptians believe it is ... Read more...

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