Category Archives: Politics

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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