Tag: Mubarak

Egypt: AI Bashes Cairo for Young Man’s 2-year Imprisonment without Trial

January 27, 2016

London-based human rights NGO Amnesty International Tuesday slammed Egyptian authorities for maintaining Mahmoud Hussein in prison for two years without trial and subjecting him to ... Read More

Egypt marks 5th anniversary of 2011 revolution, Sisi justifies 2013 military coup

January 25, 2016

Egyptian authorities have tightened security measures throughout the country as Egyptians are commemorating this Monday the fifth anniversary of the 2011 uprising which toppled former ... Read More

Egypt: Bomb blast kills several people in Cairo

January 22, 2016

A bomb blast killed at least ten people including seven security forces on Thursday in Cairo, in El-Haram district of the Giza governorate as security ... Read More

Egypt: Switzerland conditions release of Mubarak’s deposits in Swiss banks

January 17, 2016

Switzerland has informed the Egyptian government that the funds deposited by President Mubarak and his two sons during his rule in Swiss banks would not ... Read More

Egypt seeks to get $1.5bn loans before 2016

October 10, 2015

Egypt is seeking to get $1.5 billion loans from the World Bank and the African Development Bank as fears increase that the Egyptian pound would ... Read More

Egypt: Dwindling reserves leading to Pound devaluation

October 9, 2015

The devaluation of the Egyptian pound seems more and more probable after foreign reserves dropped for the third consecutive month, as shown by the Central ... Read More

Egypt: Sisi praises UAE and opens doors to investors

January 19, 2015

President Sisi is on his first official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a Head of State and was full of praise of ... Read More

Egypt: Court ruling followed by nationwide protests

December 1, 2014

As some Egyptians rejoiced over Cairo criminal court’s Saturday ruling that dropped the case against ex-president Mubarak, others took to the streets to protest against ... Read More

Amnesty International : Unprecedented Violence in Egypt

January 24, 2014

Since the army toppled Islamist ex-President Mohamed Morsi in July last year, the country has been witnessing violence “on the unprecedented scale”, according to the ... Read More

Egypt : Mubarak’s Prime Minister wants Presidency

January 10, 2014

With less than four days before the crucial referendum, Egypt has got its first public presidential candidate. Ahmed Shafik, Mubarak’s last Prime Minister, said he ... Read More