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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.

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Egypt: news

Egyptian protests erupt over pay

Monday, February 14th 2011, 22:44

Fresh protests and strikes erupt in Egypt as demonstrators demand better pay and conditions from the country's new military rulers.
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VIDEO: Voices from Egypt protests over pay

Monday, February 14th 2011, 18:47

Fresh protests and strikes have flared in Egypt as demonstrators demand better pay and conditions from the country's new military rulers.
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Ghanaians refusing Egypt return

Monday, February 14th 2011, 17:59
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghanaian footballers Cofie and Eric Bekoe are denying orders to return to Egyptian club Petrojet because of security concerns.
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VIDEO: Has Egypt changed post Mubarak?

Monday, February 14th 2011, 15:45

Lyse Doucet looks at how Egypt has changed since President Mubarak stepped down.
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VIDEO: Favourite son? Inside Mubarak's home town

Monday, February 14th 2011, 15:19
related places: Alexandria, Cairo

The majority of anti-Mubarak demonstrations were focused in Cairo and Alexandria. But what do people in the rest of Egypt think about the end of his rule?
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Egypt stock market remains closed

Monday, February 14th 2011, 13:21

The Egyptian stock market will remain closed until at least 20 February, after another planned opening is delayed.
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Egypt's protesters leave square

Monday, February 14th 2011, 10:18
related places: Cairo

Egyptian police are removing the final protesters from Cairo's Tahrir Square after the military rulers dissolved parliament.
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Egypt's army dissolves parliament

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 21:16

Egypt's military authorities say they are dissolving the country's parliament and suspending the constitution, two days after taking power.
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VIDEO: Opinions still divided in Egypt

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 19:45

Egypt's ruling military council has said that following the resignation of President Mubarak it will begin drafting a new constitution, but some protesters are still unhappy.
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VIDEO: 'Upbeat mood' in Cairo's Tahrir Square

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 17:31
related places: Cairo

There is said to be an "upbeat mood" in Tahrir Square following the news that Egypt's military authorities are dissolving the country's parliament and suspending the constitution.
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Looted treasure

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 16:36
related places: Cairo

Egyptian Museum counts cost of Cairo unrest
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VIDEO: Blair on changing face of Middle East

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 10:57

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has described events in Egypt as a "pivot" that could move the "whole of the Middle East" towards democracy.
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Egypt army tries to clear square

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 10:43
related places: Cairo

There is a stand-off in Cairo's Tahrir Square as protesters who have camped there for 20 days thwart army efforts to clear the area.
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Egypt army vows civilian handover

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 4:56

Egypt's military vows to oversee a transition to civilian rule, as crowds continue to celebrate President Mubarak's resignation.
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VIDEO: Egypt's street clean-up begins

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 22:53

Demonstrators clean-up Egypt's streets in the aftermath of 18 days of protest which led to Hosni Mubarak's resignation.
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Egypt moves to reassure allies

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 21:08
related countries: Israel Israel

Egypt's military vows to respect all international treaties a day after replacing Hosni Mubarak in power, in a move welcomed by Israel.
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Algeria, Yemen protests dispersed

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 20:53
related countries: Algeria Algeria, Yemen Yemen

Anti-government rallies in Algeria and Yemen, inspired by the toppling of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, are broken up by police and government supporters.
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Hundreds at London's Egypt rally

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 17:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Hundreds of people gathered in London's Trafalgar Square to celebrate the uprising in Egypt and to call for an end to other repressive regimes across North Africa and the Middle East.
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VIDEO: Egypt military vows to respect treaties

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 17:03
related countries: Israel Israel

The Egyptian military has vowed to respect all international agreements, including its peace treaty with Israel.
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Egypt revels at Mubarak departure

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 12:38
related places: Cairo

Thousands of people remain in Cairo's central square - some cleaning up - as celebrations continue over the resignation of President Mubarak.
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VIDEO: Egyptians are 'dazed but delighted'

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 12:36

People have been returning to work in Egypt after a night of celebrations to mark President Mubarak's resignation.
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Cell of fear

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 11:54

BBC reporter's terrifying encounter with Egypt's secret police
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VIDEO: What will replace Egypt's regime?

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 11:32

After the resignation of Hosni Mubarak, questions are already being asked over what kind of government Egypt can expect to replace the authoritarian regime.
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Egypt's Mubarak resigns as leader

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 5:12
related places: Cairo

Hosni Mubarak steps down as president of Egypt, after weeks of protests by demonstrators in Cairo and other cities.
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Cameron hails 'Egypt opportunity'

Friday, February 11th 2011, 23:49

Egypt has a "precious moment of opportunity" to move towards "civilian and democratic rule", David Cameron says after Hosni Mubarak resigns.
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VIDEO: What made Hosni Mubarak step down?

Friday, February 11th 2011, 23:13

Hosni Mubarak has stepped down as president of Egypt leaving the military in charge, so what does this mean for Egypt's future?
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VIDEO: World reaction to Mubarak's resignation

Friday, February 11th 2011, 22:55

The BBC's Mark Mardell looks at the worldwide reaction to the resignation of Hosni Mubarak as President of Egypt.
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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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