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Jimmy Carter: Unrest in Egypt ‘earth-shaking’

PLAINS: Former President Jimmy Carter, who brokered a peace accord between Israel and Egypt in 1978, on Sunday called the political unrest and rioting in Egypt earth-shaking and said that President Hosni Mubarak probably will have to step down. Carter … Continue reading

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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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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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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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