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Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, whose 30-year rule ended when he was ousted from office during the conflict that came to be known as the Arab Spring in 2011, died Tuesday in Cairo at the age of 91. Mubarak served as the fourth president of Egypt from 1981 following the assassination of Anwar Sadat, to [...]

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Alaa Abdel Fattah, a leading Egyptian pro-democracy activist, was released from prison on Friday after serving a five-year sentence, according to his family and lawyer. Fattah was a leading voice among the uprising of young Egyptians in 2011, which ousted president Hosni Mubarak from power after a 30-year period of rule. A prominent blogger and [...]

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An Egyptian court on Saturday ordered the arrest of two sons of former president Hosni Mubarak  on charges of stock market manipulation, according to state news media. The Cairo criminal court indicted  Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, along with seven others, for “violating stock market and central bank rules to make unlawful profits through dealing in [...]

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An Egyptian court sentenced 43 individuals to life in prison Tuesday for crimes of vandalism, rioting and attacking Egyptian authorities. The acts for which the protesters were convicted took place in 2011, among an outbreak of demonstrations against then-president Hosni...

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Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court has temporarily halted decisions regarding a deal to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia until it can establish who has jurisdiction over them. The Egyptian government transferred the two islands, Tiran and...

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