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  • Egypt Court Sentences Brotherhood Leader to Death

    Egyptian courts sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood’s leader and hundreds of alleged supporters to death and banned a prominent activist group, reinforcing charges the army-backed government is using the judiciary to crack down on opponents.

  • Egypt Army May Answer Demands This Week, Group Says

    The Egyptian army, which assumed power following President Hosni Mubarak ’s resignation on Feb. 11, told protesters it will respond to their demands by the end of the week, Ahmed Maher, a co-founder of the Six of April movement said today.

  • Egypt Marks Anniversary as Jails Fill With Mubarak Foes

    Egypt’s interior minister has urged people into the streets and squares tomorrow to mark three years since the revolt against Hosni Mubarak. Many activists behind the uprising see little to celebrate, and some of its iconic figures will be spending the anniversary in prison.

  • ElBaradei's Campaign to End Mubarak's Rule Spurned by Egyptian Opposition

    Hundreds of flag-waving Egyptians greeted Mohamed ElBaradei at Cairo’s airport on Feb. 19. The former head of the United Nations atomic-energy agency was coming home to lead a movement to oust President Hosni Mubarak , and opposition leaders rallied in support.

  • Mubarak Sentenced to Life in Prison for Protester Deaths

    Ousted President Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison for failing to stop the killing of protesters during last year’s uprising, a verdict that triggered unrest two weeks before Egypt’s divisive presidential runoff.

  • Four Bombs Strike Cairo Ahead of Egypt Uprising Anniversary

    At least 18 people died in Egypt as four explosions ripped through Cairo and Islamist supporters clashed with police in a spasm of violence a day before the anniversary of the uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak.

  • Egypt Court Dissolves Parliament, Clears Shafik for Runoff

    Egypt’s highest court ordered that parliament be dissolved and cleared Ahmed Shafik, a former aide to ousted President Hosni Mubarak, to run for the presidency in what one former candidate in the race described as a “coup.”

  • Egyptians Vote in Second Day of Landmark Presidency Race

    When Ashraf Fouad voted in Egypt’s first presidential election since Hosni Mubarak was removed from power, the 46-year-old mechanic took a pragmatic approach.

  • Egypt Funds Embezzled by Ousted Regime Haunt Mursi’s Rule

    Aleia el-Sayed never expected President Mohamed Mursi to deliver overnight on his campaign promises of justice that Egyptians demanded in last year’s uprising. More than four months into his presidency, she did think the government would make more of an effort to do so.

  • Egypt's President Mubarak May Step Down as Army Meets

    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak may announce today whether he will step down as the army discusses measures “to safeguard the interests” of the country after more than two weeks of protests demanding his ouster.

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