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Mubarak headed for military hospital, then to jail

Others | 17 April 2011
CAIRO: Egypt's state prosecutor decided Friday to move ailing ex-president Hosni Mubarak to a military hospital, then to prison when his health improves, in a probe over a deadly crackdown on protesters that could send him to the gallows, state media reported. .. More

Egypt court dissolves former ruling party

Others | 17 April 2011
CAIRO (Update) - Saturday Egypt's Higher Administrative Court ordered the dissolution of the previously ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), meeting one major demand of the protesters, after the detention of ailing former President Hosni Mubarak and key figures of his regime... More

Twenty new governors to be sworn in Saturday

Others | 17 April 2011
CAIRO: Twenty newly-appointed governors will be sworn in on Saturday before the head of the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces Mohamed Hussein Tantawy... More

Mubarak's sons detained for 2 weeks

Others | 14 April 2011
CAIRO (Updated 4) - Egyptian ex-president Hosni Mubarak's sons Gamal and Alaa arrived Wednesday at a Cairo.. More

Egypt’s shares rise on Mubarak detention

Others | 14 April 2011
CAIRO - Egypt’s benchmark stock index gained the most in almost two weeks after the country’s public prosecutor detained former President Hosni Mubarak and his sons while they are being investigated for alleged corruption. .. More

Court upholds freezing of Fahmi's assets

Others | 14 April 2011
CAIRO - A criminal court in Cairo Wednesday upheld a decision made by the Ministry of Justice to freeze the liquid assets of the former Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmi and his wife until investigations have been finished... More

Tahrir protestors say sit-in will continue, brawl with army

Others | 13 April 2011
CAIRO: Hundreds of protestors in Tahrir Square said Monday that they will continue their sit-in until their demands of prosecuting ousted president Mubarak and his family and appointing a civil presidential council are met... More

Mubarak to appear in Cairo court - paper

Others | 13 April 2011
CAIRO (Updated 2) - Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak received a summons to appear before a Cairo court for questioning and special security is being arranged, state-run al-Ahram newspaper quoted the interior minister as saying... More

Blogger Maikel Nabil slapped with 3-year prison sentence; says worried about his safety

Others | 13 April 2011
CAIRO: A military court sentenced blogger Maikel Nabil to three years in prison on Sunday night despite announcing earlier that his trial was adjourned till Tuesday to examine the defense documents. In an article he wrote in prison which he gave to his friend during a visit, Nabil expressed concerns about his safety inside... More

Egypt ex-PM detained over corruption

Others | 12 April 2011
CAIRO - Egypt's public prosecutor has detained former Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif for 15 days as part of investigations.. More

Prosecutor summons Mubarak after denying corruption allegations on TV

Others | 12 April 2011
CAIRO: Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak denied in a recorded audio message aired on Al-Arabiya channel all corruption allegations against him, confirming that neither he nor his family posses any assets abroad... More

Egypt's FM hold talks with Turkish FM

Others | 12 April 2011
CAIRO - Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu starts an official visit to Egypt Sunday aimed at bolstering ties between Cairo and Ankara, Foreign Ministry officials said... More

Personal and political: Psychological health following the revolution

Others | 11 April 2011
CAIRO: Tahrir has recently been the epicenter of intense emotions, and news from .. More

Egypt impounds sites of Mubarak's party

Others | 11 April 2011
CAIRO - The ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces has decided to impound the sites of the formery ruling National Democratic Party and freeze its assets nationwide, official TV reported Saturday. .. More

1,000 relics stolen during Egypt uprising

Others | 11 April 2011
CAIRO - Thieves stole around 1,000 relics from museums and archeological sites across Egypt since protests against the government broke out in January, Egypt's minister for antiquities Zahi Hawass said Sunday in a newspaper interview... More

Calls to try Egypt's Mubarak in public

Others | 10 April 2011
CAIRO - Should the nation be allowed to sit in the public gallery during the trial of the toppled President, Hosni Mubarak, and his family, for large-size scams and making ill-gotten gains? Millions of Egyptian people, victims of Mubarak's 30 years of tyrannical rule, are now asking this question. Legal sources have suggested that Mubarak should be tried behind closed doors for his own safety. .. More

Trial of ex-minister and official adjourned

Others | 10 April 2011
CAIRO - The South Cairo Criminal Court Saturday adjourned the trials of former Trade and Industry Minister Rasheed Mohamed Rasheed and of Amr Assal, business tycoon, former head of organisational affairs of the National Democratic Party (NDP) and head of the Industrial Development Authority, to April 12. .. More

Egypt lifts ban on gold exports

Others | 10 April 2011
CAIRO - Egypt has lifted a ban on the export of gold due to economic and political stability, the government said in a statement on Saturday. .. More

Lawyers' Syndicate committees reject judges handling former officials' cases

Others | 7 April 2011
CAIRO: The freedoms and human rights committees at the Lawyers’ Syndicate initiated a campaign Tuesday against assigning cases of ousted regime figures to certain judicial constituencies "notorious for their pro-regime rulings.".. More

Low-income brackets to set up own party

Others | 7 April 2011
CAIRO - Low-income brackets have said they will set up a political party after Government's restrictions that prevented them and other groups from doing so under President Hosni Mubarak have been lifted. The spokesman for the group, which combines menial job workers, peasants, and marginalised people, said in a statement that low-income bracket people had declared their desire to set up a party to defend their rights and previlges... More

Corruption panel to quiz Mubarak's son Gamal

Others | 7 April 2011
CAIRO: An Egyptian panel formed to uncover illicit gains acquired during the rule of deposed President Hosni Mubarak, will next week question his younger son about corruption, the state news agency said on Tuesday... More