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# Egypt
Egypt's former prime minister guilty of corruption
Former prime minister of Egypt, Ahmed Nazif, along with interior minister Habib el-Adly and Youssef Boutros Ghali, were found guilty of corruption
# Egypt
Egypt general admits 'virginity' tests were forced on female protesters
After previous denials by the Egyptian military, a senior general has admitted – and defended – that female protesters were subjected to ‘virginity tests’ after being arrested.
# Egypt
Thousands take to streets of Cairo for "second revolution" in Egypt
The demonstrators were calling for Egypt’s military rulers to speed up the pace of democratic reforms in a country that is still charting its political future.
# Mubarak
Egypt's Mubarak and two sons charged over protest deaths
Egypt’s prosecutor general issued a statement today saying the three men would face trial, after demonstrators called for mass protests this Friday to bring Mubarak to court.
# Egypt
Egypt's ex-tourism minister jailed for five years
Zuheir Garana is found guilty of intentionally damaging public finances by allowing the corrupt sale of state lands.
# Egypt
12 dead after Muslims and Christians clash in Egypt
Rising tensions between the two communities spilled over on Saturday night, sparking violence in which 12 people were killed.
# Egypt
At least nine dead following religious clashes outside Egyptian church
Saturday night’s clashes were sparked by rumors in the low-income neighborhood of Imbaba that a Christian woman married to a Muslim had been abducted and was being held in the church against her will. The clashes also left 144 people injured.
# Levee
US army blows up river levee to save town from flooding
Army engineers have blown holes into the walls of the levee, flooding thousands of acres of farmland in a bid to prevent further flood pressure on the Illinois town, Cairo.
# Egypt
Former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak could face death penalty
Egypt’s new justice minister says Mubarak could be executed if convicted of ordering the shooting of protesters.
# Egypt
11 killed in violent clashes between Muslims and Christians in Egypt
Violence erupted between the two communities after a Coptic church was burned down on Friday, but tensions have been simmering for months.
# Egypt
Cairo prepares to celebrate first week without Mubarak
Pro-democracy demonstrators gathering at Tahrir Square for a victory march to mark a week since Mubarak’s resignation.
# the end is neigh
Was horseman of the apocalypse in Egypt protests?
Footage from the protests in Egypt has emerged showing what some people claim to be the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse.
# Egypt
Egypt's new military leader 'was against reform' say Wikileaks cables
Field Marshal Mohamed Tantawi believed political reforms eroded central government power according to the leaked cables.
# Egypt
Mubarak 'refusing' treatment despite rapidly failing health
Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is reportedly refusing medical treatment despite his condition “deteriorating drastically”.
# Egypt
Mubarak 'falls into coma' in Sharm el-Sheikh - reports
An Egyptian newspaper claims the deposed president fell into a coma in Sharm el-Sheikh after his live address.
# Egypt
Cairo police march in support of Egpyt's revolution
The army and police had pushed to clear Tahrir Square in Cairo of protesters this morning,
# Egypt
Army dissolves Egypt's parliament as protests continue
Meanwhile, Egyptian minister says over a dozen artefacts have gone missing from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo since the protests began.
# Egypt
Slideshow: the protests which led to Mubarak's resignation
A gallery of images from the 18 days of protests that pushed President Mubarak to cede office to the military yesterday.
# Egypt
Mubarak refuses to step down
Egypt President Hosni Mubarak says he will stay on in power until the scheduled general election in September – but will pass some power to his vice-president in the meantime.
# Egypt
Reports indicate Mubarak close to stepping down
Various reports from Egypt are indicating that President Hosni Mubarak is close to stepping down.
# Egypt
Protests continue in Egypt despite talks
Negotiations between government and leading opposition groups have eased tensions but protesters still seeking Mubarak’s resignation are waiting to see what comes next.
# Egypt
Landmark talks in Egypt as unrest continues
Egypt’s new vice president met with opposition groups today, offering a number of concessions to appease protesters.
# Egypt
Protests continue in Egypt as NDP leadership resigns
Leadership of ruling National Democratic Party resigns, but Hosni Mubarak will stay in office as president until elections in September.
# Egypt
Mubarak: I'd go now but I'm worried about Cairo chaos
Egypt’s president tells a US network that he fears the country could descend into chaos if he was to leave immediately.
# Egypt
About 400 Irish citizens in Egypt given consular assistance
Some 300 Irish citizens have returned home following the unrest – but others say they want to stay.
# Egypt
Cairo tension remains following overnight shootings
Supporters and opponents of President Mubarak exchange fire in Tahrir Square, with several casualties reported.
# Egypt
Mubarak: "I will die on the soil of Egypt"
Mubarak has addressed the Egyptian nation to say that he will continue his term in office but will not seek reelection – however the announcement has further enraged protesters on the streets.
# Egypt
Two million fill Egyptian streets in Mubarak protest
The call for one million people to take part in today’s protests against President Mubarak has seen more than double that number show up at Cairo’s Tahrir Square.
# Egypt
Egypt cabinet reshuffle fails to appease protesters
Protesters remains defiant in their calls for President Mubarak to leave – and say that tomorrow will bring the biggest demonstrations yet.
# Egypt
Anti-Mubarak protests continue into seventh day in Egypt
Government’s interference in Al Jazeera’s coverage after the station’s offices were closed yesterday and transmission within Egypt was disconnected.
# Egypt
Egyptian protests enter sixth day
Despite warnings from the government, thousands of protesters have taken to the streets across Egypt once again today.
# Egypt
Two Pharaonic mummies destroyed in Egyptian protests
An army unit secured the Egyptian Museum in Central Cairo, but not before two mummies are ruined, reports say.
# Middle East
Violent clashes continue in Egypt as protests sweep through Middle East
Protests continue in Egypt following yesterday’s deaths, as demonstrators demand an end to repression and governmental corruption. Meanwhile in Tunisia, the interim government has said it will bow to the will of the people and reshuffle the cabinet today.