Archive for February, 2011

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott makes an official statement

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Opposition Leader Tony Abbott makes an official statement regarding the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

Australian Egyptians Celebrate

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Australia Celebrates The jubilation in the streets of Egypt was mirrored in celebration in Australia

Sydney shows solidarity with Egypt

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Joy … Australian Egytian Perihan Salam celebrates Hosni Mubarak’s departure at Town Hall.   Photo: Jacky Ghossein

18 days of protest culminate in Mubarak’s ouster

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Cairo, Egypt (CNN) — Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down Friday and handed over power to the military, his nearly three decades of iron rule ended by a groundswell of popular protests that began January 25.

Mubarak’s departure ‘victory for people’

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WORLD leaders have hailed the toppling of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak as an historic victory for people power, paving the way for democracy, amid scenes of jubilation.

Egypt President Hosni Mubarak defies protesters as he refuses to step down

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Egypt President Hosni Mubarak says he has passed on his authority to his vice-president Omar Suleiman, but he has failed to resign immediately as president.

Global day of solidarity for Egypt

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When:         Saturday February 12 2011 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Where:       Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

So, what’s after the Egyptian 25 January Revolution?

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The 25 January – “Egyptian Revolution” – as many refer to it,will go down in history as a major turning point in Middle Eastern politics.

Three keys to Egypt’s future

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The demonstrations that erupted on January 25 were driven by Egyptians’ aspirations for greater dignity in their lives. Most Egyptians have seen their standard of living deteriorate over the past decade because of rising unemployment, persistent inflation and stagnant wages.

Blast in Egypt church near Gaza border

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An explosion hit a church in Rafah, near the Egyptian border with the Gaza Strip, but the source and the scale of the blast were not immediately clear, witnesses said on Saturday

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