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'Mubarak can go to Torah prison hospital'

Others | 8 May 2011
CAIRO - Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is healthy enough to be transferred to the Torah Prison hospital in Cairo, the chief coroner said. Interior Ministry officials said it would take up to three weeks to properly outfit the prison hospital with equipment necessary to treat the former leader, al-Masry al-Youm reported Friday. Chief Coroner Kamil .. More

Gamal Mubarak remanded in custody over new charges, says lawyer

Others | 8 May 2011
CAIRO: Lawyer Farid El-Deeb, representing the Mubarak family, said Friday that Gamal Mubarak was remanded in custody for a further 15 days over new charges, without giving details... More

Hundreds of Egypt Islamists rally over bin Laden death

Others | 8 May 2011
CAIRO (Update3) - Hundreds of Islamists rallied in Cairo on Friday in anger over the killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden by US forces in Pakistan. Soldiers stopped the protesters from advancing a block away from the embassy after they marched from a mosque controlled by the hardline Salafi sect. They shouted at diplomats inside the embassy .. More

Egypt to demand Germany return Nefertiti

Others | 5 May 2011
CAIRO – Egypt will make a formal request to Germany for the return of the 3,400 year-old bust of fabled Queen Nefertiti, the state minister for antiquities said on Tuesday. Zahi Hawass said a letter would be sent to Germany to demand the return of the Nefertiti bust, nearly a century after it was uncovered on the banks of the Nile... More

Swiss reveal funds stashed by Gaddafi, Mubarak, Ben Ali

Others | 5 May 2011
GENEVA: Switzerland has Some 410 million Swiss francs traced to former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stashed in the Alpine country, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday... More

Egyptian PM allays restive province

Others | 5 May 2011
CAIRO (Update 1)-- Prime Minister Essam Sharaf Tuesday pledged to respond to "all demands", of a restive province in Upper Egypt whose people violently protested for almost two weeks at the appointing of a Coptic police officer as their governor... More

Egypt Muslim Brotherhood condemns Bin Laden death

Others | 4 May 2011
CAIRO — Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, a conservative organization with links around the Islamic world.. More

Mubarak health better, says medical team member

Others | 4 May 2011
CAIRO: Ousted president Hosni Mubarak did not go into a coma and his health is "relatively" improving, his medical team said Monday in response to circulating news about his health deteriorating... More

Egypt's Bedouin hoping for a better future

Others | 4 May 2011
SINAI - Under the burning sun of the South Sinai desert, some Egyptian Bedouin tribes live in harsh conditions. But they’re sticking to their land, hoping for a better future, especially after celebrating the Egyptian revolution and then their first Sinai Liberation Day without Mubarak... More

Thousands mark Labor Day in Tahrir, PM no-show for official celebration

Others | 3 May 2011
CAIRO: Thousands of protesters gathered Sunday in Tahrir Square to celebrate Labor Day and highlight the rights of Egyptian workers... More

Egypt urges US to recognise Palestinian state

Others | 3 May 2011
CAIRO - Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil al-Arabi on Sunday called on the United States to recognise a Palestinian state, as rival Palestinian factions prepare to sign a reconciliation accord in Cairo. Arabi urged visiting US Congressman Steve Chabot to "press Congress and the American administration to recognise a Palestinian state.".. More

Egypt Army warns against sectarian strife

Others | 3 May 2011
CAIRO - Egypt's military rulers warned on Sunday of strong measures against anyone inciting sectarian strife, in a bid to ease tensions between Muslims and Christians. .. More

Egyptians mark May Day without Mubarak

Others | 2 May 2011
CAIRO - More than 20 Egyptian political parties and groups, mainly the leftists, Sunday mark the May Day weeks after the ouster of long-standing Hosni Mubarak. A massive-scale celebration is planned in Al Tahrir Square, the iconic plaza for the anti-Mubarak protests... More

A few hundred show up in Qena's planned 'million man march'

Others | 2 May 2011
CAIRO: Only a few hundred protesters rallied in front of the Qena governorate’s headquarters following Friday prayers to reiterate their demand to sack governor Emad Shehata Mikhael, in what was slated to be a million man march. .. More

Israel angry about opening Rafah border

Others | 2 May 2011
CAIRO - Israel is angry that the Rafah border crossing with Gaza is going to be opened, Al-Youm Al-Sabe reports on Saturday. Foreign Minister Nabil al-Arabi said on Friday that Egypt will permanently open the Rafah border crossing to ease the blockade on Gaza... More

Egypt's Islamists announce own political party

Others | 1 May 2011
CAIRO, Egypt - Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the country's best organised movement, on Saturday announced.. More

Egypt to throw open Rafah border crossing with Gaza: FM

Others | 1 May 2011
CAIRO: Egypt will permanently open the Rafah border crossing to ease the blockade on Gaza, Foreign Minister Nabil Al-Araby said Friday, sparking Israeli concerns over the implications for regional security... More

5,000 civilians tried in military courts, says Human Rights Watch

Others | 1 May 2011
CAIRO: Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released Friday that the Egyptian military has tried over 5,000 civilians in military courts since February... More

Gas pipeline to Israel, Jordan bombed

Others | 28 April 2011
CAIRO - Unknown saboteurs bombed an Egyptian gas pipeline in Sinai Wednesday, sending flames shooting into the sky and forcing authorities to cut supplies to Israel and Jordan, an official told AFP. The attack took place at dawn near the village of Al-Sabil in the El-Arish region, the security official said, adding that the bomb was activated remotely... More

Egypt premier denies tension with UAE

Others | 28 April 2011
RIYADH - Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf denied tension in the relations between his country and the UAE... More

Military rulers denies Saudi, UAE pressure

Others | 28 April 2011
CAIRO-The military rulers Tuesday denied media reports that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are putting pressure on Egypt to drop plans on former president Hosni Mubarak's prosecution. .. More