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


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


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?


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


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


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

Fate of Copts ignored by the secular West


Coptic Christians attend a church service in Cairo. Many of their faith have taken to the streets in support of President Hosni Mubarak.

Journalists targeted in Cairo’s street battles


“Journalists have become the target of violent attacks as clashes between loyalists of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and protesters seeking his downfall have turned central Cairo into a battle zone.”

Aussies delayed in Cairo as Qantas jet suffers mechanical problem

Anti-Mubarak protesters throw stones at the Tahrir Square, Cairo

“Egypt clashes continue. At least six dead as hostilities continue in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, while Egypts’s Prime Minister says the violence will be investigated.”

Three shot dead at anti-Mubarak protest, say witnesses


“At least three people have been killed in pre-dawn gunfire in Cairo’s Tahrir Square”

Chaos in Cairo as Hundreds Hurt in Violent Clashes


Partisans of President Hosni Mubarak have stormed a crowded anti-regime rally in central Cairo, sparking pandemonium in which three people were killed and at least 639 were injured.

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