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News: Egypt

We have started to collect the most important news related to Egypt in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Egypt – overview

Egypt: news

Shares rally as Mubarak resigns

Friday, February 11th 2011, 22:09

Global share markets climb and the price of oil falls after Hosni Mubarak steps down as president of Egypt.
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Obama - Egypt's transition begins

Friday, February 11th 2011, 22:07
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama says the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is the beginning of Egypt's transition to democracy, not the end.
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VIDEO: 'Pharaoh has let his people go'

Friday, February 11th 2011, 21:21
related places: Cairo

Hosni Mubarak has stepped down as president of Egypt, after weeks of protests by anti-government demonstrators in Cairo and other cities.
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VIDEO: What now for Egypt?

Friday, February 11th 2011, 19:52

Egypt is effectively under military rule following Hosni Mubarak's resignation as president of Egypt, but what the does the future hold for the country?
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VIDEO: Protesters' demands 'have been met'

Friday, February 11th 2011, 19:31

Doctor Samir Radman, who says he is still employed as Egypt's Finance Minister, has said the demands of demonstrators ''have been met'', as Hosni Mubarak steps down as president.
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Tanks and 'KFC clinic'

Friday, February 11th 2011, 19:25
related places: Cairo

The Cairo camp that toppled a president
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VIDEO: Army 'salutes' Hosni Mubarak's service

Friday, February 11th 2011, 19:25

The Higher Council of the Armed Forces has "saluted" Hosni Mubarak for his service to Egypt, during times of war and of peace.
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VIDEO: EU offers support to Egypt

Friday, February 11th 2011, 18:02

Baroness Ashton: "We pay tribute to the Egyptian people for the manner in which these events have unfolded"
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VIDEO: Protesters celebrate as Mubarak resigns

Friday, February 11th 2011, 17:47
related places: Cairo

Hosni Mubarak steps down as president of Egypt, after weeks of protests by anti-government demonstrators in Cairo and other cities.
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AUDIO: The sound of jubilation in Cairo

Friday, February 11th 2011, 17:28
related places: Cairo

Protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square are celebrating after President Hosni Mubarak announced he was standing down.
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VIDEO: Did social media create revolution?

Friday, February 11th 2011, 17:23

Hosni Mubarak has stepped down as president of Egypt, after weeks of protests by anti-government demonstrators, many of which were organised on Facebook - so how important was social media to this revolution?
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VIDEO: Egypt: Who is in charge now?

Friday, February 11th 2011, 16:54
related places: Cairo

Hosni Mubarak steps down as president of Egypt, after weeks of protests by anti-government demonstrators in Cairo and other cities.
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Egypt army vow on emergency rule

Friday, February 11th 2011, 16:04
related places: Cairo

Egypt's military vows to lift a 30-year emergency when the crisis ends, as crowds mass in Cairo and President Mubarak goes to Sharm el-Sheikh.
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VIDEO: Egypt army vow on emergency rule

Friday, February 11th 2011, 12:51

Egypt's military high council has promised to lift the country's 30-year state of emergency when the "current situation has ended".
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VIDEO: World leaders react to Egypt crisis

Friday, February 11th 2011, 10:59

Leaders around the world have been watching the events in Egypt closely but not all governments want to see President Mubarak step down.
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VIDEO: Egypt braces for mass protests

Friday, February 11th 2011, 8:04

Egypt braces itself for mass protests after President Hosni Mubarak refuses to step down.
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US demands clear Egypt transition

Friday, February 11th 2011, 6:49
related countries: United States United States

Barack Obama says Egypt has yet to propose a "concrete and unequivocal" path to democracy, as a defiant speech by President Mubarak sparks anger.
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VIDEO: Egyptians react to Mubarak's speech

Friday, February 11th 2011, 2:34
related places: Cairo

Reaction to Egyptian President Mubarak's speech defying expectations he was to step down is seen online as well as on the streets of Cairo.
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Egypt's Mubarak refuses to quit

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 23:22

Egypt's President Mubarak defies protesters by insisting he will stay in office and transfer all power only after September's presidential election.
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VIDEO: President Mubarak refuses to quit

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 22:58

President Mubarak of Egypt has again refused to bow to pressure to quit and has insisted that he will stay on until the next election.
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Egypt markets 'working normally'

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 22:39

The Egyptian stock exchange is functioning in "a normal fashion," the deputy governor of the Egyptian Central Bank tells BBC News.
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Egypt's Mubarak 'may stand down'

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 20:37

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak is expected to make an address on national TV shortly, amid suggestions that he is preparing to step down.
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US spy chief defends Egypt intel

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 19:38
related countries: United States United States

US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper rejects criticism that US intelligence services missed warning signs of turmoil in Egypt.
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VIDEO: Why has Mubarak lost support?

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 19:08

Egypt's protesters have been on the streets for a 17th day. So what has led to President Mubarak losing the support of millions around the country?
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Iran 'house arrest' for Karroubi

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 14:08
related countries: Iran Iran, Tunisia Tunisia

Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi has been put under house arrest, his website says, after he called for a rally in support of Egypt and Tunisia's popular uprisings.
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Striking doctors join Egypt rally

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 12:49
related places: Cairo

Striking doctors join protesters in central Cairo, with reports of walkouts by lawyers, textile workers and bus drivers around Egypt.
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New Jordan cabinet after protests

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 10:59
related countries: Jordan Jordan, Tunisia Tunisia

King Abdullah of Jordan swears in a new cabinet after nationwide protests inspired by the unrest in Tunisia and Egypt.
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Egypt minister criticises US role

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 10:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cairo, Washington

Egypt's foreign minister rebuffs US calls for rapid political change, saying Washington should not "impose" its will on Cairo.
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VIDEO: White House raises Egypt pressure

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 8:10
related countries: United States United States

The US steps up its criticism of Egypt's leadership after a 16th consecutive day of protests against President Mubarak.
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White House raises Egypt pressure

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 0:50
related countries: United States United States

The US administration steps up its criticism of Egypt's leadership after a 16th consecutive day of protests against the rule of President Mubarak.
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Egypt demonstrators widen protest

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 21:35
related countries: United States United States

Anti-government protests in Egypt continue for a 16th day, with demonstrators blocking the entrance to parliament and reports of unrest outside Cairo.
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VIDEO: Life for protesters in Tahrir Square

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 19:25
related places: Cairo

Demonstrators have been gathering in Cairo for more than two weeks, with extensive organisation by protesters, making Tahrir Square "a city in itself".
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VIDEO: Egypt's protesters remain defiant

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 16:13
related places: Cairo

Anti-government protesters in Egypt are continuing their occupation of Cairo's Tahrir Square for a 16th day and have blocked the entrance to parliament.
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VIDEO: Egypt's 'unfinished revolution'

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 14:04
related countries: United States United States

Anti-government protests in Egypt continue and spread to parliament, as the US urges an end to the 30-year state of emergency.
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VIDEO: US urges faster change in Egypt

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 9:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cairo

The US calls on Egypt's government to immediately lift emergency laws, after a day of renewed protests in Cairo and other cities.
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US urges faster change in Egypt

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 7:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cairo

The US calls on Egypt's government to immediately lift emergency laws, after a day of renewed protests in Cairo and other cities.
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VIDEO: 'The new symbol of Egypt's revolution'

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 23:15
related places: Cairo

Cairo has seen the biggest protest so far against the rule of President Mubarak, as hundreds of thousands of people crowded Tahrir Square demanding far-reaching reforms.
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Huge protest rejects Mubarak move

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 20:29

Hundreds of thousands of Egyptian protesters in central Cairo reject President Mubarak's plans for a gradual handover of power.
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Mubarak 'lent French PM a plane'

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 18:47
related countries: France France

French PM Francois Fillon says Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak lent him a plane and paid for lodgings during a family holiday at new year.
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VIDEO: Protests grow in Tharir Square

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 17:55

The transition government in Egypt says it is developing a clear map for a peaceful transfer of power and reform of the system.
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Egypt protesters seek new resolve

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 9:51
related places: Cairo

Protesters occupying Tahrir Square in central Cairo insist they will stand firm, amid signs they are losing momentum after two weeks.
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N Africa unrest hits Thomas Cook

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 8:51
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Travel firm Thomas Cook warns that the political unrest in Egypt and Tunisia will hit its profits by an estimated £20m.
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Franco-Egyptian poet Chedid dies

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 0:02
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Andree Chedid, the Franco-Egyptian poet whose son and grandson became famous singers, dies in Paris at the age of 90.
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Egypt ups pay as protests go on

Monday, February 7th 2011, 22:13

Egypt increases public-sector pay and pensions by 15% as protesters defy attempts to return the country to normality.
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Obama: Egypt is making 'progress'

Monday, February 7th 2011, 20:16
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama says he believes there was progress in Egypt, one day after Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman met with oppositions groups in the country.
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Egypt's tourist industry at standstill

Monday, February 7th 2011, 17:59

The BBC's John Simpson has been to see the impact of the protests on traders near the Pyramids and the Sphinx and saw a very different side to the Egyptian unrest.
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VIDEO: Egypt reporter faces anger and suspicion

Monday, February 7th 2011, 17:34
related places: Cairo

Panorama reporter Jane Corbin encounters anger and suspicion of foreign journalists in Egypt when she goes to meet the family of one of the victim's of Cairo's uprising.
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Protests thwart Egypt authorities

Monday, February 7th 2011, 17:24
related places: Cairo

Attempts to return Egypt to normality after two weeks of deadly anti-government protests suffer a number of setbacks as protesters stand firm.
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Protesters resolute amid Egypt turmoil

Monday, February 7th 2011, 13:29

Attempts to return Egypt to normality after two weeks of deadly anti-government protests have suffered a number of setbacks.
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What do Iraqis make of events in Egypt?

Monday, February 7th 2011, 11:11
related places: Cairo

What do Iraqis make of the events in Cairo unfolding on their television screens?
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Muslim Brotherhood's role in Egypt

Monday, February 7th 2011, 10:51

President Obama insists the time for change in Egypt is now. Dr Kamal El-Helbawy of the Muslim Brotherhood explains how they could play a role in the country.
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