Tuesday, 19 October 2021
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Cairo’s Southern Sudanese community celebrates independence

Cairo's community of Southern Sudanese residents celebrated the birth of their new nation on 9 July. The expatriates and economic migrants from Africa's newest state, many of whom have lived in Cairo...
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Mubarak goes

The end came unexpectedly. Anyone watching ex-president Hosni Mubarak on television on the evening of 10 February would never have imaged that less than 24 hours later he would have left Cairo for goo...
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Expectation high that Mubarak is to announce resignation

Expectations are high in Egypt that President Mubarak is about to announce his resignation. A television appearance is scheduled and the high council of the armed forces is in continuous session in or...
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Mubarak carries on

A roar went up from the square, of anger. About a minute into the president
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Mubarak government launches media offensive

To the background of continuing clashes in Cairo's central Tahrir Square between the supporters of President Murbarak and his opponents the presidential machine launched a combined public relations c...
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Violence in Cairo leaves hundreds of injured

Several hundreds have been injured and at least one person dead in Cairo, according to news reports from Al Jezeera, as a result of clashes between supporters of President Mubarak and demonstrators wh...
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The protest of the millions

No trains, no buses, no internet and no mobile phone connections have not deterred over a million demonstrators turning out in Cairo and across the country to demand the removal of Egypt
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Demonstrations into second week in Cairo

Demonstrators in Cairo continue to defy both a strict curfew and the deployment of military force on the ground and in the air after the appointment of two military men as President Hosni Mubarak
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Egypt prepares for protest after Friday prayers

The Muslim Brotherhood has said that it will support protest action after prayers on Friday throughout Egypt. Previously the country
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Thousands arrested in Egypt

As Egypt goes into its third day of protests the authorities are reporting that they have made thousands of arrests across the country as a result of the demonstrations against the Mubarak regime on 2...
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Mubarak family shaken by day of revolt

News that Gamal Mubarak, the son of the president of Egypt, and his family fled to the United Kingdom on 25 January is being denied by official Egyptian sources. But the fact that the story, which fir...
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Anti-government forces call for action day in Cairo

Opposition groups have called a demonstration in Cairo on 25 January to protest against
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Opposition withdraws from runoffs in Egypt’s parliamentary elections

Although results of the parliamentary election in Egypt on 28 November are still incomplete the main opposition force, the Muslim Brotherhood, and the handful of small non-confessional parties have al...
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Egyptian courts cancel elections in 24 districts

Egyptian administrative courts have ordered the cancellation of voting in 24 districts on the grounds that the country
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Obama picks Egypt for Muslim world address.

US president Barack Obama has chosen Egypt to be the stage for a speech on 4 June in which he is expected to reach out to the Muslim and Arab world. The exact location of the speech has not been made...
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6 April strike

Calls by political activists to hold a nationwide strike on 6 April went largely unheeded amid a large-scale deployment of security forces and reports of intimidation. The strike had been called by th...
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