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12 referred to military prosecution, says law center

By Tamim Elyan Daily News Egypt CAIRO: Twelve people, including a member of the Kefaya Movement for Change, were referred to the military prosecution and are being interrogated there, according to the Hisham Mubarak Law Center. “We still can’t confirm … Continue reading

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Civilians watch over neighborhoods in Egypt chaos

By Marjorie Olster Associated Press CAIRO: When Egypt’s police melted from the streets of Cairo this weekend, the people stepped in. Civilians armed with knives, axes, golf clubs, firebombs, metal bars and makeshift spears watched over many neighborhoods in the … Continue reading

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Al-Jazeera appeals for social media help in Egypt

DUBAI: The pan-Arab broadcaster Al-Jazeera is calling out for help from Egyptian bloggers and others after authorities closed its Cairo office amid unprecedented anti-state protests. A statement by the Qatar-based network urges Egyptians to send blog posts, eyewitness accounts and … Continue reading

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Israel watches Egypt uprising with fear; Netanyahu says ties with Egypt must be preserved

By Matti Friedman Associated Press JERUSALEM: Israel’s prime minister said Sunday that his government is “anxiously monitoring” the political unrest in Egypt, his first comment on the crisis threatening a regime that has been one of Israel’s key allies for … Continue reading

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Revolution on the Nile

CAIRO: The sight of tens of thousands of Egyptians, taking to the streets, demanding their constitutional right to choose their leader was a turning point in the history of this nation. No one imagined that the hoards of protesters who … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Military Prevents Confrontation between Protesters and Police in Cairo

Around 9am Saturday January 29, 2011, Egyptian police attempted to clear a street leading to Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Police fired shotguns into the air to announce their presence, following a night of massive civil unrest in Cairo. A group of … Continue reading

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ElBaradei: Mubarak not listening to people with VP

By Sherine El Madany Reuters CAIRO: Egyptian activist Mohamed ElBaradei said Hosni Mubarak’s appointment of a vice president and a new prime minister was useless and he had not listened to the will of thousands of people calling for 30-year-rule … Continue reading

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Mubarak appoints vice president, prime minister

CAIRO: President Hosni Mubarak appointed intelligence chief Omar Sulieman as vice president and Aviation Minister Ahmed Shafiq as Prime Minister. In response to mass protests that saw tens of thousands of Egyptians take to the streets throughout governorates, the president … Continue reading

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NEW: Daily News Egypt Blog

Our website, thedailynewsegypt.com has been down since around 9pm Cairo Local Time, Jan. 28, 2011. We have created this blog to update our readers on news coming out of Egypt. Please spread the word on Facebook, Twitter and any other … Continue reading

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