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Islamist Morsi sworn in as Egypt’s president

June 30th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mohamed Morsi was sworn in as the first freely-elected president of Egypt Saturday before the country's highest court here following his victory in the presidential ... Read more...

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US, EU greet Egyptian president-elect on his win (Lead)

June 25th, 2012 - 7:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Brussels, June 25 (IANS) The US and European Union (EU) have greeted the Egyptian president-elect Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood party over his win in the presidential election of which ... 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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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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Hamas team embarks on Arab tour via Egypt

March 4th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Gaza, Mar 4 (ANI): A Hamas delegation has reportedly embarked on an Arab tour for the first time since Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down last month.The delegation, which was led by ... Read more...

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Italian novelist compares Berlusconi with Adolf Hitler

February 26th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): One of the best-known Italian novelists, Umberto Eco, has raised eyebrows by comparing Silvio Berlusconi to Adolf Hitler.He made the comparison while responding to a question on whether ... Read more...

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Yemen: Opposition accepts Saleh’s reform initiative, protests continue

February 13th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sana`a, Feb 13 (IANS) As a number of anti-government protesters marched toward the presidential palace in Yemen Sunday, the opposition accepted a political reform initiative offered earlier this month by President Ali ... Read more...

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Obama lauds Egypt’s Gandhian revolution, warns of tough days ahead (Second Lead)

February 12th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) As the Egyptian people crafted history by ending through a nonviolent Gandhian revolution three decades of Hosni Mubarak's iron rule, US President Barack Obama warned ... Read more...

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`Egyptian uprising portends fundamental change in Mideast’

February 12th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) The non-violent Egyptian revolution bringing the Mubarak era to an end may trigger fundamental changes in the Middle East with some experts even predicting the end ... 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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Israelis react cautiously to ally Mubarak’s exit

February 12th, 2011 - 8:19 am ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv (Israel), Feb.12 (ANI): Israel has reacted with quiet and deep concern over the exit of long-term ally Hosni Mubarak as the president of Egypt.The government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ... Read more...

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Mubarak quits as Egypt president, hands over power to military council

February 12th, 2011 - 8:16 am ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.12 (ANI): Hosni Mubarak has resigned as the president of Egypt and handed power to the country's key military council, leadint to widespread celebrations in the streets of the country on ... Read more...

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A pivotal moment in history: Biden

February 12th, 2011 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden described Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's stepping down as "a pivotal moment in history". "What has happened in Egypt will be felt beyond its ... Read more...

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Suleiman a key member of Egypt’s military council

February 12th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, whose key member is Vice President Omar Suleiman, was handed over power by Hosni Mubarak before he quit as president after ... Read more...

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Egypt must go for democratic transformation to avoid extremist control: UK Foreign Secretary

January 31st, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.31 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary William Hague has warned that Egypt runs the risk of falling into the hands of extremists if President Hosni Mubarak does not initiate democratic "transformation" in ... 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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Berlusconi’s exotic dancer account contradicted by magistrates

November 12th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Italian judicial officials have contradicted Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's account of how he intervened to save a Moroccan teenage exotic dancer from a theft allegation.Italian magistrates ... Read more...

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Muslim scholars support India’s fight against terror

August 16th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Religious scholars and political experts from several Muslim and Arab countries Sunday endorsed India's fight against terrorism as they participated in a seminar held at the Taj hotel, ... Read more...

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15th NAM Summit begins in Sharm-el-Sheikh

July 15th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashSharm-el-Sheikh (Egypt), July 15(ANI): The XVth Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit began here on Wednesday. Heads of Government of 118 developing nations will discuss issues related to the global economic ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Egypt for XVth NAM Summit

July 15th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashSharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), July 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh arrived in Egypt late on Tuesday night to attend the two-day XVth Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit.Issues like ... Read more...

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