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Egypt's Sisi pays respect to ousted Mubarak at military funeral

Feb 26, 2020 - 11:50 PM

The funeral focuses not on Hosni Mubarak's political legacy but on the military career of the Soviet-trained fighter pilot who commanded Egypt's air force during the 1973 war with Israel

MILITARY FUNERAL. Egyptian honor guards carry the coffin of former president Hosni Mubarak during his funeral ceremony at Cairo's Mosheer Tantawy mosque in the eastern outskirts of the Egyptian capital on February 26, 2020. Photo by Khaled Desouki/AFP

Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak dead at 91

Feb 25, 2020 - 7:20 PM

Egypt's former longtime president had long been battling an illness and was recently admitted to a Cairo military hospital's intensive care unit

EGYPT'S LONGTIME LEADER. A file photo taken on March 24, 2008, shows Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arriving in Moscow for official business. File photo by Dima Korotayev/AFP

Ousted Egypt president Mubarak freed from detention – lawyer

Mar 24, 2017 - 6:27 PM

Mubarak had been cleared for release earlier this month after a top court acquits him of involvement in protester deaths during the 2011 revolt that ousted him

FREE. This file photo taken on October 6, 2016 shows Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak waving to people from his room at the Maadi military hospital in Cairo. File photo by Khaled Desouki/AFP

Green light given for Egypt's Mubarak to walk free

Mar 14, 2017 - 7:40 AM

An Egyptian prosecutor approves a request by Mubarak s lawyer for his release after a top court acquits him of involvement in the killing of protesters during the popular revolt in 2011

EYEING FREEDOM. This file photo taken on October 6, 2016 shows Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak waving to people from his room at the Maadi military hospital in Cairo. Khaled Desouki/AFP

Egypt court acquits former Mubarak PM

May 04, 2016 - 9:41 PM

The court s Wednesday ruling cannot be appealed a judicial official and Nazif s lawyer Wageeh Abdel Malak said The court is yet to release its reasoning

AHMED NAZIF. Former premier Ahmed Nazif (2-R) leaves courthouse after he was cleared in retrial on corruption charges on February 24, 2015. File photo by Ayman Aref/Almasry Alyoum/EPA

Egypt court upholds Mubarak jail sentence

Jan 09, 2016 - 6:53 PM

It was not immediately clear however how long Mubarak would remain in detention Both of his sons were set free in October with time served taken into account

A file photo dated 13 April 2013 shows former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) on a stretcher looking on from behind the bars of a cage inside the court room during his trial at the Police Academy in Cairo, Egypt. Photo by Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Egypt court orders Mubarak's sons freed in graft case

Oct 12, 2015 - 7:29 PM

The court orders Alaa and Gamal Mubarak to be released after having taken into account time served since their arrest in 2011

MUBARAK SONS. A file photo dated May 9, 2015 shows former Egyptian President, Hosni Mubarak (C), flanked by his sons Gamal Mubarak (L) and Alaa Mubarak (R), waving from the defendants' cage during their trial at the Police Academy in Cairo, Egypt. Photo by Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Two years after Morsi, Egypt in 'repression' – Amnesty

Jun 30, 2015 - 11:18 AM

Amnesty International also calls the June 29 killing of state prosecutor Hisham Barakat in a Cairo bombing as a despicable cowardly and cold blooded act of murder

'ALL-OUT REPRESSION.' Smoke and flames rise above a burning cars at the scene of a bombing targeting the convoy of the Egyptian Prosecutor General, in a northern suburb of Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt, 29 June 2015. Photo by Hatem Safwat/EPA

Egypt's Morsi faces death penalty in spy, jailbreak trials

May 16, 2015 - 1:36 PM

On Saturday a judge will issue verdicts in two other trials on charges that could mean the death penalty for Morsi and others

MORSI. Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi stands behind dock bars during a trial session, in Cairo, Egypt, 13 July 2014. Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Egypt court sentences Mubarak to 3 years for corruption

May 09, 2015 - 9:52 PM

The ousted Egyptian president and his 2 sons are also fined around 125 million pounds 16 million – the amount they were accused of embezzling – and ordered to give back 21 million pounds

SENTENCED. Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L). File photo by Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Egypt to try 48 for killing journalist, two civilians

Apr 04, 2015 - 10:48 PM

A Coptic Christian woman and a 13 year old boy are also killed in the unrest

Egypt jails 2011 revolt activist Abdel Fattah for 5 years

Feb 23, 2015 - 9:39 PM

The other 24 defendants in the case receive sentences ranging from three to 15 years

SENTENCED. Activist Alaa Abdel Fattah. File photo by Filippo Monteforte/AFP

15 killed as clashes mar Egypt revolt anniversary

Jan 26, 2015 - 10:23 AM

At least 150 people are arrested across the country as police disperse protests in which many leftwing demonstrators also participated security officials say

An Egyptian youth with his face painted in his country's national colors at a protest in commemoration of the anniversary day of the 2011 uprising, in Cairo, Egypt, 25 January 2015.  Mohamed Shokry Algarnoussi/Almasry Alyoum/EPA

Egypt court frees Mubarak sons pending corruption retrial

Jan 22, 2015 - 10:38 PM

An appeals court earlier ordered the retrial of Alaa and Gamal Mubarak overturning a lower court conviction that saw the two given four year jail sentences

A file photo dated 13 April 2013 shows former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) on a stretcher looking on from behind the bars of a cage inside the court room during his trial at the Police Academy in Cairo, Egypt. Photo by Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Egypt court overturns Mubarak 3-year jail term for graft

Jan 13, 2015 - 4:40 PM

An Egyptian court overturns a 3 year prison sentence against ousted president Hosni Mubarak on corruption charges and orders a retrial

VERDICT. A file photo dated 13 April 2013 shows former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) on a stretcher looking on from behind the bars of a cage inside the court room during his trial at the Police Academy in Cairo, Egypt. File photo by Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Sisi sees new future for Egypt after Mubarak verdict

Dec 01, 2014 - 6:27 PM

Sisi says the new Egypt which emerged from the January 25 and June 30 revolutions is on a path to establish a modern democratic state based on justice freedom equality and a renunciation of corruption

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the Elysee Palace, on November 26, 2014, in Paris. Alain Jocard/AFP

Egypt's Mubarak could get early release: lawyer

Nov 30, 2014 - 7:59 PM

Egypt s jailed former president has already served two thirds of his sentence says his lawyer

VERDICT. A file photo dated 13 April 2013 shows former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) on a stretcher looking on from behind the bars of a cage inside the court room during his trial at the Police Academy in Cairo, Egypt. File photo by Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

One person killed as Egypt police and anti-Mubarak protesters clash

Nov 30, 2014 - 12:40 AM

Protesters gather at an entrance to Cairo s Tahrir Square chanting The people demand the toppling of the regime

Egypt court drops murder charge against Mubarak

Nov 29, 2014 - 5:46 PM

UPDATED An Egyptian court dismisses the murder charge hauled against former president Hosni Mubarak

A file photo dated 13 April 2013 shows former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) on a stretcher looking on from behind the bars of a cage inside the court room during his trial at the Police Academy in Cairo, Egypt. Photo by Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Egypt jails Brotherhood leaders for 15 years

Oct 11, 2014 - 9:01 PM

Judicial sources say 8 men including two Muslim Brotherhood leaders will get up to 15 years over a lawyer s torture during the 2011 uprising against ex president Hosni Mubarak

Murder verdict postponed for Egypt's Mubarak

Sep 27, 2014 - 6:46 PM

The verdict in the murder retrial of the ex president was moved to November Along with 7 others he is accused of involvement in the killing of demonstrators during the 2011 uprising that ended his three decade rule

HOSNI MUBARAK. An image grab taken from Egyptian state TV shows the ousted Egyptian president gesturing behind bars during a hearing in his retrial at the police academy in Cairo. Photo by AFP/Egyptian TV

Egypt court to deliver Mubarak murder verdict on Sept 27

Aug 13, 2014 - 10:23 PM

Mubarak and 7 security aides are accused of involvement in the deaths of protesters during the 18 day uprising that toppled him in 2011

HOSNI MUBARAK. An image grab taken from Egyptian state TV shows the ousted Egyptian president gesturing behind bars during a hearing in his retrial at the police academy in Cairo. Photo by AFP/Egyptian TV

Egypt's Sisi tells outgoing PM to form new government

Jun 09, 2014 - 11:40 PM

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi accepted the government s resignation and tasked Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab with the formation of a new government to implement the state s vision for the upcoming phase

NEW GOVERNMENT. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi accepted the government's resignation and tasked Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab with the formation of a new government to implement the state's vision for the upcoming phase. File photo of Sisi from EPA/Sisi Campaign Handout

Egypt votes in poll seen sweeping ex-army boss to power

May 26, 2014 - 10:25 PM

Mubarak s successor the Islamist Morsi lasted only a year in office New president Abdel Fattah al Sisi wants to reassure Egyptians that tomorrow will be beautiful and great

SUPPORT. Egyptians living in Jordan supporters of presidential candidate former Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi celebrate in front of the Egyptian embassy after casting their ballot on May 15, 2014. Photo by Jamal Nasrallah/EPA

Egypt leftist presidential hopeful says abuses continue

May 03, 2014 - 5:56 PM

Egyptian leftist presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabbahi denounce what he called the continuation of abuses that marked the regime of ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak

CAMPAIGNS. Supporters of Egyptian presidential hopeful Hamdin Sabahi hold his campaign posters in Cairo, Egypt, 29 March 2014. File photo by Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Egypt presidential election campaign opens after bombings

May 03, 2014 - 12:54 PM

2ND UPDATE Many voters yearn for a self proclaimed strong leader such as former army chief Abdel Fattah al Sisi to restore stability

Egyptian journalist killed as police, Islamists clash – security

Mar 29, 2014 - 8:17 AM

The casualties include an Egyptian woman journalist who worked for privately owned Al Dustour newspaper She was shot in the head while covering clashes

Egypt court orders release of protest leader

Mar 24, 2014 - 8:44 AM

Released on bail are leading leftwing leader Alaa Abdel Fattah and 24 others accused of taking part in a violent protest last November

Egypt protest leader Abdel Fattah will face trial

Mar 15, 2014 - 9:53 PM

Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah will face trial on March 23 for allegedly participating in a violent protest

Activist Alaa Abdel Fattah. File photo by Filippo Monteforte/AFP

Sisi stays as defense minister in Egypt's new cabinet

Mar 02, 2014 - 12:53 AM

Sisi has made no secret of his intention to stand for president despite not yet announcing his candidacy

DEFENSE MINISTER. A file photograph showing Egyptian Minister of Defense Abdel Fattah al-Sissi in Cairo, Egypt, 20 September 2013. Photo by Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Outgoing housing minister named new Egypt PM

Feb 25, 2014 - 10:41 PM

Mahlab said interim president Adly Mansour has tasked him with forming a new government in three to four days

Clashes kill nearly 50 as Egypt marks 2011 uprising

Jan 26, 2014 - 12:03 AM

UPDATED Forty nine people were killed in 24 hours of fighting across Egypt as police and supporters of the military installed government clashed with Islamist backers of president Mohamed Morsi

Deadly bombings rock Cairo on uprising anniversary eve

Jan 24, 2014 - 11:48 PM

The bombings came as street clashes between Islamist supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi and backers of the military killed seven people

UNREST. Egyptian men stand next to the wreckage of a car outside the Museum of Islamic Art following a bomb explosion that struck the nearby police headquarters in the capital Cairo on January 24, 2014. Photo by Ahmed Gamel/AFP

Two bombs strike Cairo, at least 4 dead

Jan 24, 2014 - 2:33 PM

An Al Qaeda inspired group Ansar Beit al Maqdis claimed responsibility for the car bombing

CAR BOMB. State media said a car bomb struck the Cairo police headquarters

Egypt court jails anti-Mubarak activists for 3 years

Dec 22, 2013 - 8:24 PM

An Egyptian court sentenced 3 activists who spearheaded the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak to 3 years in jail for organising an unlicensed protest

Protesters wounded as Egypt police storm Tahrir Square

Nov 20, 2013 - 8:24 AM

A health ministry official said at least 16 people had been injured in the clashes

MORE PROTESTS. Egyptians activists shout slogans as they rally near Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, 19 November 2013. EPA/Al-Masry al-Youm

Egypt court bans all Muslim Brotherhood activities

Sep 23, 2013 - 10:11 PM

An Egyptian court banned the Muslim Brotherhood from operating and ordered its assets seized in the latest blow to the Islamist movement of deposed president Mohamed Morsi

Egypt's Mubarak leaves jail for house arrest

Aug 22, 2013 - 10:26 PM

UPDATE Egypt s ousted president Hosni Mubarak was flown from prison by helicopter to a military hospital after he was cleared for conditional release while standing trial

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on a stretcher arrives at the military hospital in Maadi, Cairo, Egypt, 22 August 2013. EPA/Stringer

Egypt prosecutor clears Mubarak for release: judiciary

Aug 22, 2013 - 9:12 PM

Ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak could be released after judges ruled he could no longer be imprisoned during his retrial on corruption and murder charges

HOSNI MUBARAK. An image grab taken from Egyptian state TV shows the ousted Egyptian president gesturing behind bars during a hearing in his retrial at the police academy in Cairo. Photo by AFP/Egyptian TV

Egypt military orders house arrest for Mubarak if freed – state TV

Aug 22, 2013 - 4:21 AM

UPDATED Citing the emergency law the deputy military ruler orders Mubarak to be placed under house arrest if freed

HOSNI MUBARAK. An image grab taken from Egyptian state TV shows ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak gesturing behind bars during a hearing in his retrial at the police academy in Cairo on July 6, 2013. While Mubarak has been granted conditional release in one of the corruption cases against him, an additional corruption case keeps him in custody. AFP PHOTO/EGYPTIAN TV

Egypt's Mubarak freed in case, held on other charge: source

Aug 19, 2013 - 10:41 PM

Egypt s former president Hosni Mubarak gets conditional release in one case but reportedly remains in custody for another

HOSNI MUBARAK. An image grab taken from Egyptian state TV shows ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak gesturing behind bars during a hearing in his retrial at the police academy in Cairo on July 6, 2013. While Mubarak has been granted conditional release in one of the corruption cases against him, an additional corruption case keeps him in custody. AFP PHOTO/EGYPTIAN TV

Mubarak back in court amid Egypt unrest

Jul 06, 2013 - 7:21 PM

The hearing comes coincidentally just three days after Mubarak s successor Mohamed Morsi was himself ousted by Egypt s army chief Abdel Fattah al Sisi

RETRIAL. An image grab taken from Egyptian state TV shows ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak gesturing behind bars during a hearing in his retrial at the police academy in Cairo on July 6, 2013. AFP PHOTO/EGYPTIAN TV

Egypt's Mubarak in new trial over protester deaths

May 11, 2013 - 4:54 PM

Hosni Mubarak appeared in court to face a new trial for complicity in the murder of protesters during the 2011 uprising as well as for corruption

FILE AFP PHOTO / STR

Egypt prosecutor orders Mubarak back to prison

Apr 17, 2013 - 10:37 PM

The 84 year old Mubarak will be moved back to Tora prison

Mubarak court appearance stuns Egyptians

Apr 15, 2013 - 7:48 AM

His demeanor was in stark contrast to the pictures of a pale and ailing Mubarak at the start of his trial in August 2011

BEHIND BARS. Alaa Mubarak, son of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, (back) sits in front of his father behind bars during a hearing in their retrial at the Police Academy in Cairo on April 13, 2013. AFP PHOTO / STR

Egypt's ElBaradei calls for election boycott

Feb 23, 2013 - 8:14 PM

Top opposition figure Mohamed ElBaradei likens the poll to the sham democracy of ousted president Hosni Mubarak

Riot police deployed after Egypt palace clashes

Feb 02, 2013 - 10:42 PM

The Egyptian presidenct has warned that security forces will deal with violent protests with utmost decisiveness

Egypt opposition calls for protests on revolt anniversary

Jan 21, 2013 - 9:05 PM

Egypt s opposition has called for demonstrations across the country on Friday January 25 the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak to protest against mounting mistakes by the ruling Islamists

Egypt court orders Mubarak retrial

Jan 13, 2013 - 5:01 PM

Mubarak his two sons Alaa and Gamal his former interior minister and top security chiefs will now face a new trial

HOSNI MUBARAK. In a coma and attached to a respirator, he is reported by the official state news agency, however, to be 'clinically dead.' AFP photo

Egypt's Mubarak back in hospital as health worsens

Dec 28, 2012 - 6:37 AM

Hosni Mubarak 84 fell in his prison bathroom and hurt his head last December 19