Hosni Mubarak

Egypt’s Mubarak leaves jail for house arrest

Hosni Mubarak

Hosni Mubarak

Egypt’s toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak was transferred from prison to house arrest at a military hospital on Thursday, in a move overshadowed by a blistering crackdown against his Islamist successors.

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Egypt declares State of Emergency

egyptsoeEgypt declared a month-long state of emergency on Wednesday as violence raged across the country following a crackdown on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.

The nationwide state of emergency, announced by a presidency statement read out on state television, … Read the rest

Army moves in

Egypt: Security forces move in

Army moves in

Army moves in

Security forces backed by bulldozers moved in on Wednesday on two huge protest camps set up in Cairo by supporters of Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi, launching a long-threatened crackdown that left dozens dead and injured.

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Egypt deplores SA’s claim of Morsi legitimacy

egyptmorsisitEgypt’s Foreign Ministry expressed its extreme dissatisfaction with South Africa’s statement on the most recent events in Egypt.

South Africa’s Department of International Relations and Cooperation had declared its rejection for the latest events which caused former president Mohamed Morsi’s

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EU's Ashton

EU’s Ashton visits Morsi

EU's Ashton

EU’s Ashton

European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said on Tuesday she found that deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi was well and had access to television and newspapers when she visited him.

Sources told AFP that Ashton had left … Read the rest

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Egypt: Morsi wrestles with Army

Genl al-Sisi meets Morsi

Genl al-Sisi meets Morsi

President Mohamed Morsi rebuffed an army ultimatum to force a resolution to Egypt’s political crisis, saying on Tuesday that he had not been consulted and would pursue his own plans for national reconciliation.

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