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Mubarak Convicted

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — A Cairo court on Wednesday convicted ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak of embezzlement, sentencing him to three years in prison. ...

Mubarak Trial Resumes In Egypt Behind Closed Doors

AP | Posted 10.19.2013 | World

CAIRO -- CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian state media say top security officials are testifying behind closed doors in the retrial of ex-president Hosni Mubara...

The Crisis in Egypt Today: An Interview With Mohammad Fadel

Danny Postel | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Danny Postel

"The situation in Egypt in terms of the objective, day-to-day circumstances of living, have been difficult for a long time and they became more difficult after the revolution and removal of Mubarak. But returning to the security state is precisely the wrong answer."

Apres moi le déluge

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Francis Levy

T he sentiment of "Apres moi le deluge" could easily be applied to the Middle East. Gaddafi, Hussein have fallen, along with Mubarak in Egypt and his ...

Mubarak Back In Court

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 11.14.2013 | World

CAIRO — An Egyptian judge on Saturday named top security officials to testify in the retrial of former President Hosni Mubarak on charges relate...

Egypt: Secular Dictatorship vs. Religious Dictatorship

Mahmood Delkhasteh | Posted 10.23.2013 | World
Mahmood Delkhasteh

How and why did such a bizarre u-turn in the revolutionary process lead former revolutionaries to defend the reversal of their own victory?

Washington and the Egyptian Tragedy

Stephen Zunes | Posted 10.22.2013 | World
Stephen Zunes

The vast majority of Egyptians killed since the coup have been unarmed protesters who were struck down with American-made weapons by soldiers transported in American-made vehicles provided by the American taxpayer.

Mubarak To Be Put Under House Arrest

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

CAIRO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak will be put under house arrest, the prime minister's office said on Wednesday. ...

From Iran in 1953 to Egypt in 2013 -- Why Should the World Have to Pay for U.S. Empire?

Chris Ernesto | Posted 10.20.2013 | World
Chris Ernesto

The U.S. has the power to help calm the situation by stopping military aid and by sincerely condemning violence against Egyptian protesters. But many are lobbying Washington to turn a blind eye to what is happening in strategically important Egypt.

Court Orders Mubarak To Be Released

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's prime minister ordered Wednesday that deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak be placed under house arrest after he's released from priso...

Mubarak's Possible Release Complicates U.S. Policy In Egypt

AP | DEB RIECHMANN and BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration, undertaking a major review of U.S. relations with Egypt, edged closer to a decision Tuesday about curtail...

A FREE MAN?

Reuters | Posted 10.19.2013 | World

CAIRO, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Egypt's disgraced former President Hosni Mubarak will be released from jail soon, after prosecutors cleared him in a corrupt...

The Death of the Arab Spring

Daniel Wagner | Posted 10.16.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

For all intents and purposes, the Arab Spring is dead. The Arab Winter has officially arrived.

Mubarak Talks To Media For 1st Time Since Detention

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 07.12.2013 | World

CAIRO — In his first comments to the media since he was detained more than two years ago, Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak said he is dismaye...

Mubarak Back In Prison

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.18.2013 | World

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was transferred Thursday from a military hospital back to prison to await a retrial in May over his role in th...

Mubarak To Remain In Detention Despite Release Order

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | World

CAIRO, April 15 (Reuters) - Ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak will stay in detention despite a judge ordering his release on bail pending a retri...

Mubarak's Retrial Begins With Complications

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI and AYA BATRAWY | Posted 06.13.2013 | World

CAIRO — The judge in Hosni Mubarak's retrial recused himself at the start of the first session on Saturday, citing a conflict of interest as the...

Egypt President Granted Appeal, Retrial

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 03.15.2013 | World

CAIRO — An Egyptian appeals court on Sunday overturned Hosni Mubarak's life sentence and ordered a retrial of the ousted leader in the killing o...

Implications of Political Change in the Central African Republic

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.07.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

If we consider what has happened in countries such as Mali and Sudan, and what is now happening in the CAR, it appears that radical political change in the failed or failing states of SSA is the new normal.

Ailing Mubarak Moved To Army Hospital

Reuters | Posted 02.26.2013 | World

CAIRO, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Egypt's ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak will be moved to an army hospital from his prison clinic, security ...

Morsi's Illusory Power Grab

Neil Hicks | Posted 01.30.2013 | World
Neil Hicks

Assertions that Morsi exercises unprecedented powers in his current role as nominal head of the executive should be taken with a large grain of salt.

The Dictators of the Middle East

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 01.26.2013 | World
Liaquat Ali Khan

The dictators of the Middle East, arising from the core of the Muslim world, disgrace the religion of Islam, forcing non-Muslims to conclude that it must be Islam that prompts rulers to forcibly establish sole proprietorships.

A Yankee Spring in the Middle East

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 11.26.2012 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

None of the protests have dwelled on American ties to Mubarak. Could it be that Egyptians do recognize American help in launching their Arab Spring? I believe they do and instead have offered the U.S. a second chance to get on the right side of Egyptian history.

From Nasser to Tahrir Square: The Story of U.S. Influence in Egypt

Michael Hughes | Posted 09.17.2012 | World
Michael Hughes

Lloyd Gardner's Road to Tahrir Square exposes how the U.S. empowered Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak with the "tools of repression" for the past 30 years and the extent to which American policymakers have shaped Egypt's destiny, including the very outcome of its historic revolution.

Mubarak Back To Prison

AP | Posted 09.15.2012 | World

CAIRO — Ousted leader Hosni Mubarak returned to prison on Monday after weeks in a top-line military hospital, a security official said. A prose...