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India congratulates Egypt’s president-elect


June 25th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India Monday congratulated Egypt's president-elect Mohamed Morsi, who won an historic election Sunday, defeating his rival Ahmed Shafiq, a former premier and a senior leader ... 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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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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Football violence: Egypt announces three-day mourning


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Egyptian authorities announced a national three-day mourning period following violence at a stadium in Port Said that saw at least 73 people killed and ... Read more...

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73 killed, 1,000 hurt in Egypt football stadium violence (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) At least 73 people were killed and up to a 1,000 injured following clashes and a stampede at a football stadium in the Egyptian city of ... Read more...

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One year on, Egyptians back at Tahrir Square (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 25 (IANS) Thousands of Egyptians gathered Wednesday at Cairo's Tahrir Square to mark the first anniversary of the uprising that ousted president Hosni Mubarak, RIA Novosti reported.Supporters of ... Read more...

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Egypt after a year of civilian uprising


January 25th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 25 (IANS) As Jan 25 marked the first anniversary of Egypt's civilian uprising that led to president Hosni Mubarak stepping down after nearly 30 years in power, many ... Read more...

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Egypt to lift three decades old state of emergency


January 25th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The 30-year-long state of emergency in Egypt will be lifted from Wednesday, the head of the country's ruling military council, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, said ... Read more...

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Islamist parties sweep Egyptian election


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Islamist parties have won an overwhelming victory at the first parliamentary polls since last year's uprising which led to the fall of the Hosni ... Read more...

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Egypt amends law to tackle discrimination


October 16th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 15 (IANS) The Egyptian Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) ratified Saturday an amendment to the criminal law to tackle discrimination among the Egyptians as tension between the ... Read more...

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Egypt frees 14 Palestinian prisoners


April 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Egyptian authorities late Tuesday released 14 Palestinian prisoners detained during the rule of ousted president Hosni Mubarak, the Palestinian Al Quds radio station has ... Read more...

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