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Egypt safe for tourists, says president


August 6th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt remains a stable and safe destination for tourists despite the revolution in 2011 that ousted Hosni Mubarak, President Mohamed Morsi said Monday.Morsi was speaking ... Read more...

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No restrictions for tourists in Egypt


June 30th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) There will be no ban on wearing bikinis or drinking alcohol by tourists coming to Egypt following the election of Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim ... Read more...

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Egypt’s military council appoints new PM (Lead)


November 25th, 2011 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 25 (IANS) Egypt's ruling military council has appointed Kamal Ganzouri as the new prime minister, a media report said.Ganzouri had earlier headed the government under the Hosni Mubarak ... Read more...

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Twitter, Facebook role in civil strife overhyped


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Despite media hype about messaging and social networks being powerful new tools, they may not be as beneficial or as robust as suggested.People have used ... Read more...

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Egypt’s ex-president Mubarak denies all charges


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak on the first day of his trial in Cairo Wednesday denied all charges of corruption and ordering the killing of protesters.The ... Read more...

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Ousted President Mubarak and sons referred to Egyptian criminal court


May 24th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- The Prosecutor's General Office on Tuesday referred the case of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to a criminal court over the killing of ... Read more...

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Former Egyptian leader Mubarak and his sons detained for questioning


April 14th, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons on Wednesday were detained in jail for questioning over the charges filed against them.According to the Al-Ahram newspaper, ... Read more...

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BBC travel magazine offers ‘adventure holiday’ to crisis-struck Libya


February 28th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Even as Libya faces a crisis that has seen more than 1,000 people killed due to clashes between rebels and Colonel Gaddafi's troops, it has not stopped a ... Read more...

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Cameron branded a disgrace for taking arms dealers on Egypt visit


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.22 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron was last night branded a 'disgrace' after it emerged that he has taken eight defence firms with him on a four-day visit to ... Read more...

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Australia calls for election timetable to steer new Egypt


February 12th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 12 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd Saturday said Egypt must now have a clear timetable for free and fair elections, following the resignation ... Read more...

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India welcomes Mubarak’s decision to step down


February 12th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): India has welcomed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's decision to step down and the commitment of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces to ensure a peaceful transition ... Read more...

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Mubarak departure reflects people’s ‘hunger for change’: Obama


February 12th, 2011 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday said the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak reflected the people's "hunger for change" and urged the country's military to ensure a ... 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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India welcomes Mubarak’s quitting (Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India Friday night welcomed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's decision to step down after more than 30 years in power and hoped for a "peaceful transition of power ... Read more...

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India welcomes Mubarak’s quitting


February 12th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India Friday night welcomed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's decision to step down after more than 30 years in power."We welcome the decision of President Mubarak to step ... 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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We are witnessing history unfold in Egypt: Obama


February 11th, 2011 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Keeping a close watch on developments in Egypt as speculation mounted that President Hosni Mubarak would step down Thursday night, US President Barack Obama said "we are ... Read more...

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Egypt situation very fluid: US


February 11th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Cairo, Feb 10 (IANS) Amid mounting speculation of Hosni Mubarak likely to quit as president Thursday night, the US described the situation in Egypt as "very fluid"."We're watching a very fluid ... 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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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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Mubarak orders probe into Cairo clashes


February 8th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has ordered to set up an independent commission to investigate clashes between his supporters and protesters in Cairo last week that killed at ... Read more...

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Despite turmoil, Egyptian Navy to exercise with UAE


February 8th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 7 (IANS/WAM) In the midst of the turmoil in Egypt with protesters demanding the removal of President Hosni Mubarak, the country's navy is to hold a joint military exercise ... Read more...

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Egypt has changed forever, says Obama as crisis continues (Second Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Traffic resumed and some businesses reopened hesitatingly but protesters maintained their vigil in Cairo's Tahrir Square Monday as the uprising to oust Hosni Mubarak entered its 14th ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood holds talks, Cairo crisis continues (Roundup)


February 6th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Protesters hunkered in Cairo's Tahrir square seeking President Hosni Mubarak's ouster as Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's best organised opposition group, Sunday opened talks with the beleaguered regime."We are starting ... Read more...

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Arab League chief Moussa may lead post-Mubarak Egypt


February 6th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.6 (ANI): Former Egyptian Foreign Minister and Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa has emerged as a potential compromise figure to lead the country's potentially dangerous transition. Moussa made a ... Read more...

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Obama hopes Mubarak will make ‘right decision about his country’s future’


February 5th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that he hopes President Hosni Mubarak would make the right decision regarding leaving behind a legacy in which Egypt is able ... Read more...

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How to size up the crowd - a lesson in Cairo


February 5th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Just how many protesters are there in Cairo's Tahrir square? Media accounts vary enormously. The crowd estimates depend on rough calculations, including one developed by a former reporter ... Read more...

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Egypt crisis: US foreign policy in recast mode


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.3 (ANI): With the Obama administration strongly condemning the violence against demonstrators in Egypt and calling on President Hosni Mubarak to speed up his exit from power, experts are suggesting that ... Read more...

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Mubarak urged to quit as opposition draws up list of demands (Roundup)


February 1st, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 1 (IANS) Egypt's prominent dissident Mohammed ElBaradei Tuesday called on embattled President Hosni Mubarak to step down and leave the country as the opposition issued their first clear list of ... Read more...

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ElBaradei urges Mubarak to quit


February 1st, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 1 (IANS) Egypt's prominent dissident Mohammed ElBaradei Tuesday called on the embattled President Hosni Mubarak to step down and leave the country as about 100,000 protesters gathered here at the ... 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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March of a million: Protesters converge in Cairo (Second Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 1 (IANS) Thousands of defiant protesters began to pour into Cairo Tuesday to participate in the march of a million to secure ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak who ... Read more...

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US not taking any sides on Egypt crisis: Gibbs


February 1st, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): In wake of massive protests in Egypt, the United States has made it clear that it is not determining whether Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak should leave office amid ... Read more...

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Egypt crisis: US sizing up ex-IAEA chief El-Baradei


February 1st, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.1 (ANI): The Obama administration is reportedly sizing up the leadership potential of former International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Mohamed El-Baradei, even as it simultaneously assesses the impact of a ... Read more...

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